New Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox One Patch Live Now, Addresses "Several High-Priority Matchmaking Issues" & More

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

343 Industries has just released another patch update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection with an aim to fix "High-Priority" matchmaking issues and many other issues. The update is now available to all the players of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. 343i made the announcement via Twitter and also shared the full changelog of this latest update.

343i tweeted: "This particular content update focuses specifically on matchmaking. Please note that while this update will improve team balance issues, we do not expect it to fully resolve uneven teams. Our next content update, targeted for early next week, will address team balance."

  • Made a change to allow for matches to start once minimum player counts are met, allowing for faster matching times.
  • Made an update to resolve issues that caused false matches to be created, which resulted in a variety of matchmaking issues, including slow matchmaking and bad session starts.
  • Streamlined the process for maintaining party continuity through the matchmaking process.
  • Made an update to the high-level matchmaking flow that will reset lobbies after each match. Moving forward, players and party leaders need to press "B" after the post-game-carnage report, and select a playlist for their next match. This flow is consistent with previous Halo titles.
  • Improved user experience through removal of non-actionable error messages. This will allow for a more seamless matchmaking flow with less interruption and confusion.
  • Improved the post-game experience to fix an issue that could result in a player getting sent to another player’s lobby, rather than returning to the matchmaking screen.

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