Bungie’s latest Weekly Update gives new information about the forthcoming matchmaking update expected early next week.
It would seem Bungie intend to regularly update the matchmaking hoppers for Halo 3, keeping a keen ear on community cries in order to give us just what we want. This week the forged ‘Rocket Race’ makes its official debut and many repeating gametypes are heavily reduced.
Below is a list of just some of the changes we can expect:
Social Doubles removed from matchmaking
Rocket Race Hopper added to the Social hopper – 8 players, join in parties of up to 8 players.
Hammerzeit game variant added
The frequency of VIP gametypes reduced
Swords gametypes will now be to 25 kills, rather than 50
Player count increased to 6 players
Swords gametype added
Oddball games on Snowbound and Epitaph reduced considerably
Guardian added to the playlist
Valhalla added to Team Slayer
Flag gametypes will appear more regularly
Construct and Isolation added to several gametypes
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