Halo 3: ODST Drops for Halo: The Master Chief Collection

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Halo 3: ODST joins the Halo: The Master Chief Collection looking new and improved running at 1080p/60fps.  For those new to the experience, Halo 3: ODST takes place during the events of Halo 2 after Regret flees from earth.  Originally planned as an expansion for Halo 3, the game grew to be a fully recognized experience with a campaign focusing on an ODST squad rather than the Master Chief, new multiplayer mode Firefight and bundled with the complete Halo 3 multiplayer experience.  This content only includes the campaign however and is available for free to everyone who logged into Xbox Live and played the Master Chief Collection between November 11th, 2014 and December 19th, 2014.  Redeemable Xbox Live codes for the DLC are now being sent out through Xbox Live messages to whose who qualify.  For those who don’t meet the qualifications, the DLC can be purchased for $4.99 from the Xbox Marketplace.  Here’s some new screenshots for you to gaze upon while you download the 8.1GB DLC.

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Halo 3: ODST for MCC is accessible under the Halo 3 campaign menu, similar to how Spartan Ops is under the Halo 4 campaign menu.  Mombasa Streets, the level unlocked after you beat the entire campaign, which is actually the hub map you play through finding clues as the Rookie, is also available from the start.  ODST also has it’s own control schemes and set of playlists including:

  • LASO Non Stop Action
  • SLASO Campaign
  • Vehicle Rally
  • Arena Battles
  • Hoofin’ It
  • Street Smart
  • Non Stop Action
  • Campaign Difficulties
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