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[Locked] Halo 5: Guardians - Social Playlist Updates

OP Unyshek

Hey all – as we’ve touched on before in Community Updates, we’ll be looking to reduce the amount of playlists in Halo 5 throughout the year. It is a step we have to take in order to ensure we maintain good connections, search times, and match fairness across the entire game. The first part of this will take place next Thursday, January 16 at 10am PT during our typical playlist update.

Here's a little more information on the first two changes we’ll make to our Social offerings next week:
  1. We will be moving from two social rotational slots to one rotational slot. In order to make sure you find your favorite modes sooner, these playlists will rotate in and out on a weekly basis.
  2. Super Fiesta Party will go live as a new 4v4 playlist that combines Super Fiesta & Husky Raid into one big party.
When those two changes are implemented, there will still be plenty of playlists for you to enjoy:
Ranked
  • Slayer
  • Team Arena
  • Doubles
  • SWAT
  • Elimination
  • Free-For-All
  • Head to Head
Social
  • Quick Play
  • Super Fiesta Party
  • Big Team Battle
  • Big Team Super Fiesta
  • Rotational Slot: Shotty Snipers
  • Infection
Warzone
  • Heroic Warzone Firefight
  • Legendary Warzone Firefight
  • Warzone
  • Warzone Warlords
As we move further into the year, more reductions may take place, but we’ll always do our best to communicate them ahead of time.

See you online!
- Uny

P.S. As one final holiday gift from the Halo 5 Sustain Team, they’ve decided to let Global Double XP run for an extra week (until next Thursday) 😊