Halo 5 gets a shiny 4K update for Xbox One X

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It was a surprise to most of us that Halo didn’t get a mention at E3. Surely the flagship franchise will have some kind of an impact when the Xbox One X launches on November 7th.

Well, fear not, as today 343 Industries announced its intention to give Master Chief a 4K makeover. The update will be available later this year, and 343 stated “there is more to share on this front as we get closer to release.”

Alongside this 4K support for Halo 5, a number of Halo titles are also coming to backwards compatibility for Xbox One later in the year. Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo 4, and Halo: CE Anniversary will all become available, and each game will contain campaign and multiplayer modes and even LAN play between Xbox One and Xbox 360. Also, every Xbox 360 map pack in the Xbox Store will also be free of charge.

Good news for you Master Chief fans out there!

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