The winter holidays are over and Halo 4 developer 343 Industries has just revealed the new content it's going to release for the game, ranging from the new Spartan Ops episodes, to the playlist updates and the upcoming Majestic map pack.Halo 4 came out in November and delivered a sprawling experience that not only included a great single-player campaign but also a cooperative Spartan Ops ones and a complex Infinity competitive multiplayer one.
Now, after a brief winter holiday hiatus in which no new Spartan Ops episodes or updates were released, developer 343 Industries has confirmed the content launch scheduled for the following weeks.
According to it, regular matchmaking updates will start again in the week of January 21, alongside the release of the next few Spartan Ops episodes.
Check out the full schedule below, via Halo Waypoint.
"Week of 1/21
Spartan Ops Episode 6: Five new missions and an accompanying new CG cinematic.
"Forge Test" playlist (name not final): A rotational hopper featuring small Forge maps such as Relay. Help us test these maps by providing feedback and reporting bugs that will assist us in getting them ready for Matchmaking!
Specializations: Pioneer and Pathfinder Specializations unlocked for all players."
"Week of 1/28
Spartan Ops Episode 7: Five new missions and an accompanying new CG cinematic.
Grifball playlist: A rotational hopper featuring everybody’s favorite virtual sport. Catch the disease!
Specializations: Engineer and Stalker Specializations unlocked for all players."
"Week of 2/4
Spartan Ops Episode 8: Five new missions and an accompanying new CG cinematic.
Team Doubles playlist: A rotational hopper for those of you that like action of the 2 vs 2 variety.
Specializations: Rogue and Tracker Specializations unlocked for all players."
343 has also confirmed that it's going to release a title update for Halo 4 in late February, alongside the Majestic Map pack, which includes two small maps and one medium-sized level.