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[Locked] MCC Playlist Update: 10/17/18

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Good Afternoon MCC Players,

Today, Oct 17, we are conducting a Playlist Update to add in Infection! Infection has been a playlist request since our August update to Halo The Master Chief Collection. We are happy to announce that it is back today in both Retail MCC and the MCC Insider! Along with its return we have a new Flood Nameplate that we discussed earlier this week that will be granted to the players who participate in playing Infection between October 17th and October 31st in Halo The Master Chief Collection or Halo: MCC Insider.

Infection
This playlist consists of a community favorite game type and spans across Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4. It is a playlist comprised of multiple maps, gametypes, and is action packed with infected fun! Below is a complete breakdown of the game types offered within the playlist for each Game within MCC.

Halo 2 Anniversary
Infection
  • Lockdown
  • Zenith
  • Warlord
  • Shrine
  • Stone Town
Infection Cadre
  • Lockdown
  • Zenith
  • Warlord
  • Shrine
  • Stone Town

Halo 3
Braaaains
  • Infection Guardian Map Variant (Tree Rot)
  • Infection Isolation Map Variant (Growth Spurt)
  • Infection Narrows Map Variant (Brain Freeze)
  • Infection Snowbound Map Variant (Zomboni)
  • Infection The Pit Map Variant (Charnel Pit)
  • Infection Blackout Map Variant (Deadlock)
  • Infection Cold Storage Map Variant (Rigor Mantis)
  • Infection Assembly Map Variant (Dismember)
  • Infection Orbital Map Variant (Andromeda)
  • Infection Sandbox Map Variant (Spooky House)
  • Infection Avalanche Map Variant (Zombies on Ice)
  • Infection Epitaph Map Variant (Salivation)
  • Infection Foundry Map Variant (Haunted Manor)
  • Infection Ghost Town Map Variant (Ghoul Town)
  • Infection High Ground Map Variant (Club Dead)
  • Infection Last Resort Map Variant (Zomzibar)
  • Infection Longshore Map Variant (Deaddocks)
  • Infection Rat’s Nest Map Variant (Bubonic)
  • Infection Standoff Map Variant (Dish of Doom)
  • Infection Valhalla Map Variant (Death Valley)

Creeping Death
  • Infection Guardian Map Variant (Tree Rot)
  • Infection Isolation Map Variant (Growth Spurt)
  • Infection Narrows Map Variant (Brain Freeze)
  • Infection Snowbound Map Variant (Zomboni)
  • Infection The Pit Map Variant (Charnel Pit)
  • Infection Blackout Map Variant (Deadlock)
  • Infection Cold Storage Map Variant (Rigor Mantis)
  • Infection Assembly Map Variant (Dismember)
  • Infection Orbital Map Variant (Andromeda)
  • Infection Sandbox Map Variant (Spooky House)
  • Infection Avalanche Map Variant (Zombies on Ice)
  • Infection Epitaph Map Variant (Salivation)
  • Infection Foundry Map Variant (Haunted Manor)
  • Infection Ghost Town Map Variant (Ghoul Town)
  • Infection High Ground Map Variant (Club Dead)
  • Infection Last Resort Map Variant (Zomzibar)
  • Infection Longshore Map Variant (Deaddocks)
  • Infection Rat’s Nest Map Variant (Bubonic)
  • Infection Standoff Map Variant (Dish of Doom)
  • Infection Valhalla Map Variant (Death Valley)
Save One Bullet
  • Infection Guardian Map Variant (Tree Rot)
  • Infection Isolation Map Variant (Growth Spurt)
  • Infection Narrows Map Variant (Brain Freeze)
  • Infection Snowbound Map Variant (Zomboni)
  • Infection The Pit Map Variant (Charnel Pit)
  • Infection Blackout Map Variant (Deadlock)
  • Infection Cold Storage Map Variant (Rigor Mantis)
  • Infection Assembly Map Variant (Dismember)
  • Infection Orbital Map Variant (Andromeda)
  • Infection Sandbox Map Variant (Spooky House)
  • Infection Avalanche Map Variant (Zombies on Ice)
  • Infection Epitaph Map Variant (Salivation)
  • Infection Foundry Map Variant (Haunted Manor)
  • Infection Ghost Town Map Variant (Ghoul Town)
  • Infection High Ground Map Variant (Club Dead)
  • Infection Last Resort Map Variant (Zomzibar)
  • Infection Longshore Map Variant (Deaddocks)
  • Infection Rat’s Nest Map Variant (Bubonic)
  • Infection Standoff Map Variant (Dish of Doom)
  • Infection Valhalla Map Variant (Death Valley)
Infection
  • Infection Guardian Map Variant (Tree Rot)
  • Infection Isolation Map Variant (Growth Spurt)
  • Infection Narrows Map Variant (Brain Freeze)
  • Infection Snowbound Map Variant (Zomboni)
  • Infection The Pit Map Variant (Charnel Pit)
  • Infection Blackout Map Variant (Deadlock)
  • Infection Cold Storage Map Variant (Rigor Mantis)
  • Infection Assembly Map Variant (Dismember)
  • Infection Orbital Map Variant (Andromeda)
  • Infection Sandbox Map Variant (Spooky House)
  • Infection Avalanche Map Variant (Zombies on Ice)
  • Infection Epitaph Map Variant (Salivation)
  • Infection Foundry Map Variant (Haunted Manor)
  • Infection Ghost Town Map Variant (Ghoul Town)
  • Infection High Ground Map Variant (Club Dead)
  • Infection Last Resort Map Variant (Zomzibar)
  • Infection Longshore Map Variant (Deaddocks)
  • Infection Rat’s Nest Map Variant (Bubonic)
  • Infection Standoff Map Variant (Dish of Doom)
  • Infection Valhalla Map Variant (Death Valley)
Speed Demons
  • Infection Isolation Map Variant (Growth Spurt)
  • Infection Snowbound Map Variant (Zomboni)
  • Infection The Pit Map Variant (Charnel Pit)
  • Infection Orbital Map Variant (Andromeda)
  • Infection Avalanche Map Variant (Zombies on Ice)
  • Infection High Ground Map Variant (Club Dead)
  • Infection Longshore Map Variant (Deaddocks)
  • Infection Rat’s Nest Map Variant (Bubonic)
  • Infection Standoff Map Variant (Dish of Doom)
  • Infection Valhalla Map Variant (Death Valley)

Halo 4
Flood
  • Infection Solace Map Variant (Tower)
  • Infection Adrift Map Variant (Warehouse)
  • Infection Complex Map Variant (Cliffside)
  • Infection Haven Map Variant (Wraparound)
  • Infection Erosion Map Variant (Black Site)
  • Infection Ravine Map Variant (Malice)
  • Infection Ravine Map Variant (Serenity)
  • Infection Abandon Map Variant (Blood Cavern)
  • Infection Landfall Map Variant (Port)
Hivemind
  • Infection Erosion Map Variant (Temple)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Drillsite)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Payload)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Repression)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Prora)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Morgan Bay)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Villa Del Pena)
  • Infection Erosion Map Variant (Procedure)
  • Infection Ravine Map Variant (Until Now)
  • Infection Impact Map Variant (The 4th Kind)
Flood LS
  • Infection Erosion Map Variant (Repository)
  • Infection Erosion Map Variant (Substance)
  • Infection Forge Island Map Variant (Plaza)
  • Infection Impact Map Variant (Constellation)
The Flood Nameplate
To earn the flood nameplate, you simply will need to play in the Infection playlist between today, Oct 17 and Oct 31 in the retail playlist “Infection” or by searching for it using the Match Composer in the MCC Insider. After the timed event ends we will review those who participated and award the nameplate to those who participated in the month of November.

Future Changes
Players have been playing a lot of matchmaking so far into October. Below is the current ranking of most played to least so far for the month of October. With the addition of Match Composer Coming in the future for social playlists, we will continue to monitor and assess if changes are needed in the future.
  1. Social Slayer
  2. H3 Team Arena
  3. Big Team Battle
  4. H3 Big Team Battle
  5. Team Action Sack
  6. H3 Team Doubles
  7. Team Snipers
  8. H3 Team Hardcore Doubles
  9. H4 Team Arena
  10. H2C Team Arena
  11. H2A Team Arena
  12. HCE Team Arena
  13. H3 Team Hardcore
  14. H3 Lone Wolves
  15. HCE Team Doubles
  16. H2C Team Hardcore
We will continue to observe the playlists and look at ways to improve the user experience in them. As well, we look forward to seeing you all online in these playlists. Don’t forget to hop into Infection between Oct 17 and Oct 31 to unlock the Flood Nameplate!
Cheers,
Postums