First Halo: Combat Evolved PC flight on track for January
343 Industries has offered an update on the PC version of Halo: Combat Evolved.
According to the developer, Halo: Combat Evolved is currently in the pre-alpha phase and if work continues “on its current trajectory” then the first flight tests for the PC release should happen in January. The following features are currently in progress or being tested:
- M&K Support
- FOV Support
- Aspect Ratio Support
- Customization: We are already integrating a 3d model with live color adjustments for H:CEA and are investigating what more can be done
- HUD Upres
- VFR Support
- Input Latency Reduction
- PC Optimizations
343 Industries added that is also working on the PC releases of Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo: ODST’s campaign, and Halo 4 with the aim of getting all of them added to Halo: The Master Chief Collection in 2020.
“As a final note, I wanted to say thank you to all of you for your continued passion and support as we continue this journey together,” 343 Industries said. “2019 has been a wild and fun ride for Halo: The Master Chief Collection and I’m sure 2020 has a lot more of that in store for us.”
Halo: Reach’s campaign, multiplayer, and Firefight mode are available now on PC.
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