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"We made the tough decision to sacrifice something that's been near and dear to us all." Halo 5: Why split-screen was scrapped The sci-fi shooter series debuted in 2001 with Halo: Combat Evolved. Halo has now sold over 65 million units The app will be available for Windows Phone at the launch of Windows 10 Mobile. Halo Channel app lands on iOS and Android The shooter includes a system in which in-game items can be bought for actual money. Halo 5 includes microtransactions 343 Industries says the team had to make "tough choices" to meet their ambition for the sequel. Dropping Halo 5 split-screen 'was tough' Unveiled at E3 2015, the mode is described as "more ambitious than anything ever introduced in Halo". Halo 5 unveils Warzone multiplayer mode The game's online co-op campaign can't be accessed with an Xbox Live Silver account. Halo 5 needs Xbox Live Gold for co-op 343 Industries says 'everything we do in Halo should be a triple-A experience'. No Halo game will launch without a beta The game will mark the first time a main Halo entry hasn't supported the feature. Halo 5 doesn't support split-screen co-op The game won't require an Xbox Live Gold subscription to play co-operative multiplayer. 15 new Halo 5 maps coming as free DLC The character also appears in Halo 3: ODST as an Orbital Drop Shock Trooper. Nathan Fillion's character returns in Halo 5 Those who do not qualify for the free update can purchase it for $4.99. Halo free update becomes available The 8.1GB download is coming to early adopters on May 29. Halo 3: ODST hits Halo Collection this week Master Chief squares off against Spartan Locke, but what role will the Spartan fireteams play? Halo 5 art raises more questions than answers The ODST campaign will be free to early adopters of The Master Chief Collection. Halo 3 ODST hitting Halo Collection in May Microsoft reveals a 2015 release date as part of two new live-action trailers. Halo 5 gets release date on Xbox One The April content update will address issues with matchmaking and ranking. Halo collection update improves matchmaking The free-to-play shooter will launch in closed beta later this spring in Russia. Watch the first trailer for Halo Online 343 Industries says there are no plans to bring the game to Xbox One. Free-to-play Halo Online announced for PC Microsoft says launch details regarding the upcoming release will be revealed soon. Halo 3: ODST first Xbox One image unveiled 343 Industries explains that public testing would have delayed the update. Halo cancels public matchmaking tests Members of the Xbox One Preview Programme will be invited to join the test. Halo Collection to test patch before launch Latest patch includes tweaks to the UI, matchmaking, multiplayer and more. Halo collection update due in coming days The upcoming patch for the Halo compilation will address user interface issues. New patch for Halo: Master Chief Collection 343's Josh Holmes also hints at a "larger, more vehicle-focused experience". Halo 5 'has no plans for a second beta' Developer 343 Industries adds two new maps and the Breakout game mode to Halo 5. Halo 5 beta update adds additional maps The Limited Collector's Edition ships with a numbered Master Chief statue. Halo 5 Collector's Edition priced at $250 The entire mission-based co-op mode is added to Halo 4. Spartan Ops mode added to Halo Collection 343 Industies offers compensation for issues that plagued the collection's launched. Halo 3: ODST free for Master Chief owners The update also improves parties, custom games, controls and Achievements. Halo Collection issues another new patch Player counts have been increased from six to eight in certain game modes. Halo Master Chief Collection reinstates SWAT The title's latest content update improves matchmaking, custom games and more. Halo: Master Chief Collection gets new patch 343 Industries makes matchmaking fixes its top priority leading into Christmas. Halo spinoff delayed until early 2015 The update addresses team balancing, matchmaking progress and party searches. Halo Collection issues matchmaking update 343 Industries wants to make things "right with our fans". Halo developer issues heartfelt apology The 'Halo 2: Anniversary Rumble' playlist is currently unranked. Halo Collection reintroduces Halo 2 playlist The patch is delayed in order to implement additional fixes. Halo matchmaking patch delayed Halo 5, Just Cause 3 and the rest of the week's biggest gaming stories. The 10 biggest gaming stories of the week 'Team Hardcore', 'Rumble Pit', 'Halo 4' and 'SWAT' are temporarily removed. Halo scraps playlists to improve matchmaking 343 Industries to introduce server-side fixes later today (November 12). Halo Collection to fix matchmaking issues