343 Studios has teased an upcoming announcement regarding Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The announcement will happen throughout the HCS Invitational at SXSW 2019.
In phrases of what the announcement would possibly entail, 343 was fairly imprecise. “Not only will you be treated to amazing matches and gameplay, but we’ve also got some exciting MCC news to reveal during the show,” 343 wrote in a blog post. The HCS Invitational takes place March 15-17 at SXSW, and begins every day at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 6PM UK. If you are not on the occasion, you may watch each it and 343’s Halo announcement on both Mixer or Twitch.
The HCS Invitational is a large-scale tournament-style occasion that 343 created to showcase competitions for each acknowledged esport gamers and Halo followers. In phrases of pros, one of the best six groups from the Halo Classic in St. Louis will battle it out onstage in a Halo 3 double elimination competitors for a $100,000 prize pool. More informal aggressive Halo gamers have additionally been invited to take part in a smaller, two-versus-two event for a $5,000 prize pool. Fans who attend HCS can even sign-up to hitch an open free-for-all event for a $5,000 prize pool.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection contains the anniversary editions of each Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2, together with the usual variations of Halo 3 and Halo 4. Halo 3: ODST was added to the gathering after launch, and followers have lengthy requested for Halo: Reach to get the identical therapy. We’ll have to attend and see whether or not 343’s announcement is about that, the addition of Halo 5: Guardians to the gathering, or one thing else solely.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is unique to Xbox One. Although the gathering launched nearly 5 years in the past, 343 remains to be implementing updates to today. The recreation was added to Xbox Game Pass in September 2018, making it free for gamers who’re subscribed to the service.