Halo: The Master Chief Collection will launch with 12 multiplayer playlists on day one, including maps and game modes from four different Halo titles — Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4.
According to IGN, who revealed the list earlier today, playlists in the The Master Chief Collection aren’t quite set in stone either as developer 343 Industries will be on the lookout for what’s hot and what’s not, swapping and alternating playlists accordingly.
As for launch day, here are the 12 ways you’ll be able to play the Master Chief Collection multiplayer in a ranked environment.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection Multiplayer Playlists
Team Halo 2: Anniversary – Play a mix of Team Slayer and objective game types on re-mastered maps. 4v4.
Halo 2: Anniversary Rumble – Challenge seven other opponents on re-mastered maps. This is your fight and yours alone. 8-player Free-For-All.
Team Halo 2: Anniversary Social – Play with a team in unranked Team Slayer and objective game types on re-mastered maps. 5v5.
Team Slayer – Eliminate the enemy team across four Halo games: Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 2: Anniversary. Nothing but Team Slayer, 24/7. 4v4.
Big Team Battle – Battle it out in 16-player warfare with vehicles across Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 4, and Halo 2: Anniversary. 8v8.
Halo: Combat Evolved – The game that started it all. Play a mix of Slayer and objective game types in Halo: Combat Evolved for the first time on Xbox Live. 4v4.
Halo 2 Classic – It’s back. A mix of the most popular Team Slayer and objective game types from the original Halo 2. 4v4.
Halo 3 – A selection of fan-favorite Team Slayer and objective game types from Halo 3. 4v4.
Halo 4 – A mix of Team Slayer and objective game types from Halo 4, on a selection of small to medium-sized maps. 5v5.
Team Hardcore – A collection of tournament-approved game types from Halo 2 and Halo 3. The Battle Rifle is your primary weapon. 4v4.
Halo eSports – The official Halo eSports playlist. 4v4.
SWAT (Rotational) – Aim for the head! A collection of SWAT game types on our favorite maps from Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 4, and Halo 2: Anniversary. Players have no shields and are equipped with rifles. 4v4.
Earlier this week, we learned that the classic Halo: CE/Halo 2 map Warlock will be the sixth and final map to get the 1080p/60FPS remastered treatment for Halo 2 Anniversary. You can check out gameplay on Warlock, now known as Warlord, right here.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection launches on Xbox One this November 11.
What do you think of the day one list of multiplayer playlists? Does it cover good ground?