Halo The Master Chief Collection Patch Released To Improve Server Stability, Another Update Coming Tonight To Fix Party And UI Issues
Halo: The Master Chief Collection has had widespread matchmaking and connectivity issues since launch, with most users unable to get any online games. 343 has rolled out a new patch to join the existing one, and another update is planned for tonight.
According to the official Halo Waypoint post, the patch that just went live is aimed solely at improving the servers. The stability of the dedicated servers has been upgraded for the immediate, and the foundation has been laid for future matchmaking content updates and the "team selection process".
Tonight's update will perhaps be a bit larger and more noticeable, as important as the matchmaking stability improvements are. The update will address community-reported problems, fixing issues with the campaign, the UI, and matchmaking party issues. 343 makes it clear that this update will not further improve matchmaking performance, and that a larger patch planned for next week will focus on that topic.
Details on what this evening's patch will contain will be released when it goes live, but those frustrated by The Master Chief Collection's issues so far will welcome any and all improvements to the experience.