We Now Know What The Halo 3 Testing Will Include

343 Industries revealed recently what will all be included in the Halo 3 testing before it heads to the Master Chief Collection. The devs revealed the details on a recent post, going over some of the features that will be added to the test flight. You can check out the entire list below, but the shorthand is that it's a lot of what you're familiar with in the game combined with some new features. Basically, testing all this out is going to be fun and bring back a lot of memories from 2007.

We Now Know What The Halo 3 Testing Will Include
Credit: 343 Industries

New Features

  • Customization: Updated customization will be available for Halo 3
  • Forge: Forge will be available for players during this flight
  • Theater: Theater will be available for use with Mouse & Keyboard for Halo 3
  • Challenges: The complete Challenge System, including the Challenge Hub screen, will be available for the first time in this flight

Campaign

Flighting will support the following Campaign missions with options for all difficulty levels, single player, and co-operative online play:

  • Campaign Missions: Sierra 117, The Storm, The Ark, The Covenant, and Halo.

Multiplayer Options

Halo 3's flight will support various maps and playlists for multiplayer. This will include Custom Games, Social Games, and Competitive Games. Below are the playlists and maps that will be available for each title across the various multiplayer options:

  • Social Games: 4v4, 8p FFA, 12p Infection, 8v8
  • Competitive: H3 Team Hardcore (4v4), H3 Team Slayer (4v4) H3 Team Doubles (2v2)
  • Halo 3 Multiplayer: Construct, Guardian, Last Resort, Narrows, Sandtrap, The Pit, Valhalla, Foundry, Standoff, Avalanche, Sandbox, and Heretic

Settings and Options Supported

Below is a complete breakdown of Settings and Options included in the flight:

  • Settings – Controls: Configure Mouse & Keyboard and Configure Gamepad
  • Settings – Video: Field-Of-View, Vehicle Field-Of-View, Gamma, Window Mode, Aspect Ratio, Resolution Scale, V-Sync, HUD Anchoring, Unified Medal Display, Framerate Limit, and Graphics Quality
  • Settings – Audio: Game Volume including Menu Music Volume, Game Music Volume, Effects Volume, Voice Chat Volume. Also, Voice Chat Channel, Push to Talk Voice Chat, and Multiplayer Game Sounds
  • Settings – Gameplay: Crosshair Position, Show Invite Notifications, Enemy Player Name Color, Multiplayer Game Timer, and Credits
  • Settings – Network: Network and Relays
  • Settings Accessibility: Subtitles, Change Language, Convert Text-To-Speech, and Convert Speech-To-Text

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