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Is Halo Master Chief Collection cross-platform? Current crossplay status

Here’s everything you need to know about the current cross-platform status of the Halo Master Chief Collection.



Halo Master Chief Collection

The Master Chief Collection lets you enjoy the classic gameplay of older Halo titles, and here’s everything you need to know about its crossplay status.

Halo Infinite will be the latest addition to the popular sci-fi shooter franchise when it finally arrives, and there are various older Halo titles that you can enjoy in the Master Chief Collection.

Since it’s available on different platforms, sometimes you’ll want to play with friends on a different device. Many games come with a crossplay feature that lets you do just that.

Here’s everything you need to know about crossplay in the Halo Master Chief Collection.

Is Halo Master Chief Collection cross-platform?

Spartan on Halo 2 poster

Yes, the Halo Master Chief Collection comes with cross-platform play so that you can play with your friends on different platforms, whether you’re on Xbox or PC.

You can make use of this feature when trying out game modes like multiplayer, Firefight, and Forge. However, you can’t use cross-platform options for the campaign and Spartan Ops.

How to enable Halo Master Chief Collection crossplay

Master Chief in Halo

If you want to make use of the cross-platform feature in the Master Chief Collection, then you can enable it by going into the game settings and changing the platform-based matchmaking option.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Launch the Master Chief Collection
  2. Head to Settings
  3. Open the Network menu
  4. Set Platform-based Matchmaking to Disabled
Spartans in Halo Reach

Just make sure that your friends have this setting disabled if they also want to participate in matches with you while playing on different platforms. You should also ensure that all of you have at least one common region enabled.

Cross-platform has been one of the most popular features in various video game franchises, and Halo Infinite has also been confirmed to include it. Titles like Black Ops Cold War and Modern Warfare from the Call of Duty series also have it.

For more Halo, check out the leaked Battle Pass for Halo Infinite Season 1, and stay tuned for more news and guides.

Image Credits: 343 Industries / Bungie