Halo: The Master Chief Collection will include former PC-exclusive maps

Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 on PC each had maps that were exclusive to the platform. Those maps will also make the jump to the Xbox One compilation in November.

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If Halo: The Master Chief Collection is going to be a definitive collection of all things Master Chief, then there are a few extras that it's going to need to include. In particular, there are some multiplayer maps that only saw the light of day in the PC versions of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2. Fortunately, 343 Industries is promising that these maps will also make their way to the upcoming Xbox One compilation.

343 made the announcement on a blog post (via Gamespot) issued yesterday. The maps exclusive to Halo: CE on PC were Timberland, Death Island, Gephyrophobia, Danger Canyon, Ice Fields and Infinity. The Halo 2 maps exclusive to PC were District and Uplift.

Though the PC-exclusive weaponry doesn't look like it'll make the cut, 343 appears to be going all-out to offer as many of the Master Chief Halo multiplayer maps as possible. For more on how some of the Halo 2 maps are being presented, check out our preview.

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    October 3, 2014 2:15 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Halo: The Master Chief Collection will include former PC-exclusive maps.

    Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2 on PC each had maps that were exclusive to the platform. Those maps will also make the jump to the Xbox One compilation in November.

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      October 3, 2014 3:41 PM

      Too bad the XBone exclusive Halo Collection isn't coming to PC.....

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        October 3, 2014 3:43 PM

        Just remember though, they are fully committed to the PC as an application only platform more so then ever!

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          October 3, 2014 3:55 PM

          Exactly! You don't want some grimy console-ported shovelware sullying the sanctity of the glorious PC gaming experience!! Master Chief Collection on PC? Feh! Forza Horizons 2 on PC? Perish the thought!!

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        October 3, 2014 3:57 PM

        when Windows 10 comes out for xbone, xbone will be a pc. pc release of master chief collection achieved.

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        October 3, 2014 8:01 PM

        You wanna bet? It'll come out on PC for sure.

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          October 5, 2014 8:12 PM

          It will come out on PC a few days after God smites the unbelievers and sends the faithful to heaven.

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      October 3, 2014 7:56 PM

      A phrase springs to mind about money and a table and leaving one on the other.

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      October 6, 2014 4:52 AM

      I would love to get this game but I only game on the PC.
      So it looks like I'll have to pass on this like I did on Halo 3 and up...

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      October 7, 2014 6:57 AM

      Infinity was always one of my favorite Halo maps, glad it will finally get some more exposure.