Every weekday during the month of October, IGN will be revealing exclusive information about The Master Chief Collection. Just yesterday they released a comprehensive list of launch day multiplayer playlists. With 5 games being included in the package, the discussion of how best to satisfy everyone without diluting the population has been hotly debated and rarely agreed upon in the Halo community. Did your favorite playlist make the cut? Let's take a look.
Eliminate the enemy team across four Halo games: Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 2: Anniversary. Nothing but Team Slayer, 24/7. 4v4.
Big Team BattleHalo 2: Anniversary Playlists
Battle it out in 16-player warfare with vehicles across Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 4, and Halo 2: Anniversary. 8v8.
A collection of tournament-approved game types from Halo 2 and Halo 3. The Battle Rifle is your primary weapon. 4v4.
Team Halo 2: Anniversary
Play a mix of Team Slayer and objective game types on re-mastered maps. 4v4.
Halo 2: Anniversary Rumble
Challenge seven other opponents on re-mastered maps. This is your fight and yours alone. 8-player Free-For-All.
Team Halo 2: Anniversary Social
Play with a team in unranked Team Slayer and objective game types on re-mastered maps. 5v5.
Halo: Combat Evolved Playlist
Halo: Combat Evolved
The game that started it all. Play a mix of Slayer and objective game types in Halo: Combat Evolved for the first time on Xbox Live. 4v4.
Halo 2 (Classic) Playlist
Halo 2 Classic
It’s back. A mix of the most popular Team Slayer and objective game types from the original Halo 2. 4v4.
Halo 3 Playlist
A selection of fan-favorite Team Slayer and objective game types from Halo 3. 4v4.
Halo 4 Playlist
A mix of Team Slayer and objective game types from Halo 4, on a selection of small to medium-sized maps. 5v5.
The official Halo eSports playlist. 4v4.
Aim for the head! A collection of SWAT game types on our favorite maps from Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 4, and Halo 2: Anniversary. Players have no shields and are equipped with rifles. 4v4.
Think you could do better? Let's hear it...
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