Crossplay is coming to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
On the Halo website, it was announced that crossplay between the Xbox One and PC was coming to The Master Chief Collection. The site states that the feature is planned to release sometime in 2020. There are a number of other features also coming to the collection. This includes mouse and keyboard support on the Xbox One, and input based match making. Steam account linking has also been listed as an upcoming feature. The website also states that 343 Industries is looking to release ODST Campaign and Halo 4 on PC in 2020, as well as ODST Firefight (with updated networking) to both Xbox and PC sometime this year.
Aside from the additions coming to The Master Chief Collection, a number of Quality of Life improvements are also being worked on for the month of August. 343 is working on performance improvements for all of the games in the collection on both Xbox and PC. The studio is also looking to improve Uncapped framerate, and take care of some community requested bugs. There will also be UI/UX improvements around navigation, roster, customization, and more areas of the game. Finally, the team will be fixing achievement issues.
"So much good stuff to look forward to this year!" the Halo website states. "All these features are thanks to you letting us know what you want. Your feedback and discussions online are helping build and grow MCC. A huge shoutout to the Halo community for always letting us in on what you think and where you want the game top go.
"... If you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us in our forums, over on Reddit, or on Twitter. We are always looking to bring even more details to you when we can. Until next time Spartans, thanks for stopping in and we will see y'all online!"
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is available now on Xbox One and PC. The next game in the series, Halo Infinite, is set to release on the Xbox Series X and Windows 10 PCs sometime this holiday season.