Halo: The Master Chief Collection was recently updated to receive new content and prepare everything for one more season. The community was excited after discovering a clue about the possible arrival of bots to the title.
It all started when a file called “ADD_BOT.png” was found in the update. As you can imagine, this aroused the suspicions of the players, who immediately thought about the arrival of bots to the collection.
The information spread quickly on social media and among fans of the franchise, so it reached the ears of 343 Industries. The company decided to speak up and reveal if it indeed plans to add bots to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
343I CLARIFIES POSSIBLE ARRIVAL OF BOTS TO HALO: THE MASTER CHIEF COLLECTION
The excitement of the community was short-lived, as Tyler ‘Postums’ Davis, community coordinator for 343 Industries, assured that for now there are no plans to add bots to Halo: The Master Chief Collection .
Postums thanked the players for all their enthusiasm and for getting excited about the possible addition of bots to the game. In fact, the 343i member acknowledged that it is a highly requested feature by fans of the franchise.
“It’s definitely a feature we’ve heard for quite some time that players want in MCC , but there are no plans to add bots to MCC at this time,” Postums acknowledged.
Subsequently, the community coordinator stated that bots are always a useful tool for testing new title features. So he accepted that they have great potential. Despite this, they are not currently part of the study’s roadmap.
“Bots can be a useful tool for testing some of our features, such as the custom game browser, and they have great potential, but we are not yet ready to discuss future plans for them,” added Postums.
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343 Industries reaffirmed once again that it continually listens to the community to decide on the future of Halo: The Master Chief Collection . Thus, the possible arrival of bots at some point is not completely ruled out.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is available for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and PC.