Halo: MCC Gets Another Patch, Halo 5 Beta Still On Track

343 Industries has released yet another update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, bringing with it a whole host of fixes to the game's multiplayer, matchmaking, and the like.

Here's the full list of fixes, as detailed over on Halo Waypoint:

MATCHMAKING

  • Made improvements to the reliability of Matchmaking parties.
  • Local split-screen players will now always be on the same team in Halo 2 Matchmaking.
  • Made an update to allow players to use Voice Chat during loading screens in Matchmaking.
  • Made an update to ensure that players are not forced into an incorrect party after encountering an issue in Matchmaking.
  • Resolved an issue where the “Winning Team Won” text was shown in the Carnage Report.

ROSTER

  • Made fixes to reduce the amount of time it takes to update the Roster: 
    • Players will now be discovered sooner after starting the game. 
    • Changes to the roster will be more immediate to better reflect friend activity.

PARTIES

  • Made several improvements to party joining and management.
  • Resolved an issue where players that were in a party could not join another party from the Roster.
  • Made changes to ensure that parties cannot exceed the maximum party size of a playlist.
  • Made an update to ensure that Party Leaders can assign a new Party Leader or Kick a player from their party.

CUSTOM GAMES

  • Made a change to ensure that teams selections are correctly carried over in Custom Games.
  • Made an update to ensure that player settings do not revert to a previous state after completing a Halo 2 Anniversary Multiplayer match.
  • Made an update to ensure that players do not disconnect  after completing a Custom Game.
  • Resolved an issue in Custom Games where parties would disband if some players were playing in Split-Screen.
  • Made a change to ensure that Halo 3 Custom Game variants display correct author information.

HALO: CE

  • Made various changes and improvements to Halo: CE multiplayer hit registration.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Made an update to ensure that the “Legend Slayer” achievement unlocks when prerequisites are met.
  • The “Pacifist” Achievement will no longer be awarded for resuming “Assault on the Control Room”.

STABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • Made a variety of stability improvements across the following areas:
    • Matchmaking
    • Custom Games
    • Campaign Playlists
    • Main Menu

CONTROL SCHEMES

  • Updated the Halo 2 “Green Fingers” Button Layout.
  • Updated the Halo 2 Anniversary Multiplayer Recon Button Layout.

MISC.

  • Made improvements to stat-tracking.
  • Improved language support for Norweigan, Spanish, German and Japanese.

Meanwhile, 343 Industries is still promising to kick off the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta on December 29. Access to the beta will be granted to owners of Halo: The Master Chief Collection and will last until January 18. Here's to hoping it goes smoother than Halo: MCC's launch.