Halo 4 coming to PC next week as part of the Master Chief Collection
Developer 343 Industries announced yesterday that their first-person shooter Halo 4 will be coming out for Microsoft Windows and Xbox Series X/S next week on November 17. It will the last game of the Halo: Master Chief Collection.
The game was initially released on November 6, 2012, for Xbox 360 where it made a sale of more than $300 million in the opening week. It was released two years later on November 11, 2014, as a part of the Master Chief Collection for Xbox One.
The last addition to the Master Chief Collection
Halo 4 is the latest and the last game to be added to the Master Chief Collection after Halo 3: ODST which was also launched for PC on September 22, 2020. Halo 4 takes place in the year 2557, 4 years after the events of Halo 3 where Master Chief and Cortana are thrown into space.
Halo 4's story mode can be played in singleplayer as well as multiplayer modes. Unlike Halo 3 co-op mode where each player was assigned a different role, In Halo 4 co-op mode, all the players assume the role of Master Chief.
Since it's initial release, Halo 4 got a variety of content in the form DLC's. Three War Game map packs - Crimson Map Pack, Majestic Map Pack, and Castle Map Pack were released between December 2012 and April 2013. The Champions Bundle was released on August 20 containing three packs which could be purchased as a bundle or separately as well. The three DLC packs include: the Bullseye Pack which contained two multiplayer maps and early access to the Ricochet game type, the Steel Skin Pack, which offered steampunk-themed skins for weapons, and the Infinity Armor Pack which included a new armor for customizing the player's Spartan.