Entries in '343 industries' (32)

Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

The prize pool for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians World Championship has swelled to over $2m, 343 Industries has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Halo 5 World Championship crowdfunds $500k extra prize purse during launch week

Halo 5 World Championship crowdfunds $500k extra prize purse during launch week

Halo 5 has been out for just over a week in The States and its in-game monetisation has already allowed players to crowdfund half a million dollars for the World ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Nov 5th 2015 at 2:33PM in News
Here's 343's explanation for why Halo's Cortana is naked

Here's 343's explanation for why Halo's Cortana is naked

The Master Chief wears so much armour he could surely barely move, which serves also to highlight the contrast with Cortana’s choice of clothing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 11:14AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Microsoft icon Master Chief is back in action in the first full-bodied Halo game on Xbox One. MCV checks in with the Chief’s best merchandise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 27th 2015 at 8:39AM in News

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'Plenty of chance' Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

'Plenty of chance' Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

The core Halo series could return to PC in the future, according to the director for the franchise at 343 Industries.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 8:51AM in News
Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Halo 5: Guardians won’t suffer the same troubled launch as its predecessor, Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Microsoft’s Steven Spielberg-produced Halo television series is reportedly still in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:04PM in News

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Halo franchise surpasses 65m sales

Halo franchise surpasses 65m sales

Halo has sold more than 65m units as a franchise, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 14th 2015 at 2:39AM in News
343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49AM in News
Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Master Chief Collection "a black eye for us," says Halo franchise director

Halo: The Master Chief Collection has turned into a black eye for all those involved with the FPS series, according to Halo franchise director Frank O'Connor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 4:00AM in News
Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM in News

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Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

The Halo franchise is set to branch out into the free-to-play market, as 343 Industries has announced Halo Online for exclusive release in Russia on Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:40AM in News
Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta logs 20m matches

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta logs 20m matches

Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta participants played 20m matches over 2.5m hours, Microsoft has revealed as part of an infographic on the event.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:54PM in News
Halo: Master Chief Collection patch adds Halo 4 Spartan Ops, new fixes

Halo: Master Chief Collection patch adds Halo 4 Spartan Ops, new fixes

343 Industries has released a new update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, adding new bug fixes along with the Spartan Ops co-op campaign from Halo 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 5:56AM in News
Halo: ODST campaign remaster offered to disgruntled Master Chief Collection owners

Halo: ODST campaign remaster offered to disgruntled Master Chief Collection owners

A remastered version of Xbox 360 title Halo: ODST is one of a number of freebies being offered as compensation for the shambolic launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 10:05AM in News

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Halo: Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix delayed as Spencer apologises for problems

Halo: Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix delayed as Spencer apologises for problems

A patch designed to help alleviate the ongoing online problems faced by Halo: The Master Chief Collection will not arrive tomorrow as planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 2:56PM in News
343 working 'night and day' to fix Halo: Master Chief Collection online problems

343 working 'night and day' to fix Halo: Master Chief Collection online problems

Developer 343 Industries has apologised for the ongoing problems affecting Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

343 Industries reveals Halo 2: Anniversary documentary

Halo developer 343 Industries has peeled back the curtain on “Remaking the Legend – Halo 2: Anniversary,” a documentary chronicling development of the updated sequel featured in the Master Chief ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 9:06PM in News
343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

There’s a new Halo game coming… to Windows mobile and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo franchise developer 343 Industries will pack a batch of maps previously exclusive to Windows PC into Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
Watching The Halo Channel will unlock content in Halo 5 and the Master Chief Collection

Watching The Halo Channel will unlock content in Halo 5 and the Master Chief Collection

Microsoft has confirmed an interesting incentive to get people watching its exclusive Halo Channel TV content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:32AM in News
VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

Microsoft has confirmed the dates for the Halo 5: Guardians beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
VIDEO: 343 unveils Halo Master Chief Collection Terminal trailer

VIDEO: 343 unveils Halo Master Chief Collection Terminal trailer

343 Industries has revealed new details on Halo: The Master Chief Collection, along with debuting a new trailer for the upcoming Xbox One release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 7:27AM in News
Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year - report

Halo: Master Chief Collection landing on Xbox One this year - report

Halo: The Master Chief Collection – a bundle packing remastered versions of the four numbered Halo releases – will reportedly launch later this year on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2014 at 2:24AM in News