Halo 4 – PAX East Panel Video
At PAX East this weekend, 343 Industries hosted a panel called “Halo 4 Multiplayer: Past, Present, and Future,” where fans received a sneak peek at what’s on the horizon for Halo 4 Infinity multiplayer. 343 announced a new 1-50 level ranking system called “Competitive Skill Rank”, which measures your performance in War Games, matcheing you against opponents of comparable skill, and displays your rank on your Halo Waypoint player profile.
Additionally, 343 showcased a live demo of “Forge Island,” a new play space that will give Forge creators both the acreage and new building assets to craft a range of multiplayer maps for the Halo community – available for free on Xbox Live on April 11th.
343 also unveiled some of the new improvements coming to Infinity multiplayer in the next Halo 4 title update, discussed the new maps and game types players can look forward to in the Castle Map Pack (which launches on April 8thalongside CSR), and shared some of the highlights and stats the community has achieved in War Games since launch.