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No Co-op Matchmaking For Xbox One Exclusive Halo 5: Guardians After All

During a Halo 5: Guardians panel at the SDCC 2015 343 Industries’ development director for the Halo franchise Frank O’Connor clearly stated that Halo 5 will feature online co-op matchmaking. O'Connor now denies the feature and according to studio head Josh Holmes O'Connor's previous statement has clearly been a mistake.

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Genuine-User1189d ago

That's a shame. I was hoping for a co-op matchmaking option.

Blaze9291188d ago

It's a stupid reason - same reason I don't play Spartan Ops on the MCC - no one to play it with!

I would rather have matchmaking tbh

donthate1188d ago

"Your AI bros will be way less problematic than the uncooperative, ammo-stealing, car-crashing diet racist you might have ended up with."

I kind of agree with this statement though. If you really want to find someone to play campaign with in co-op, there are places to search for people.

You might make a friend out of it instead of finding randoms that smoke weed and drunk at the same time, while being obnoxioux.

Not my cup of tea!

BattleAxe1187d ago

It's the same reason why I don't do raids on Destiny. This kind of sucks, but I'll still get the game. Makes you wonder why they even bothered with co-op then....

This is something that I love about Call of Duty, they always have matchmaking in co-op (except in spec-ops in MW2).

Thunder_G0d_Bane1188d ago

I'm not happy about this. Luckily 2 of my friends buying Xbox for halo this oct so I'll be playing the campaign with them.

But I'm more excited for Warzone personally :)

AizenSosuke1188d ago

That's suck man I wanted that Co-op though but oh well I can't wait for Halo 5 and there REQ cards:)

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otherZinc1188d ago (Edited 1188d ago )

I hope M$ isn't listening to Sony fans about what they want Halo to have, that they won't be buying anyways.

Drop in drop out Campaign Co-op is the best option, it always has been. Halo 5 will be Great.

If Neogaff wants matching Campaign Co-op; Neogaff should ask Sony to make a Campaign Co-op game...for starters, then implement this feature...say in Killzone or Uncharted. You know, like in Halo & Gears.

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user99502791189d ago

I expected this, but I still dont like it. Realistically I will play through the campaign once solo and then never touch it again, but the ability to jump into a quick co-op campaign level would definitely have me playing the campaign more.

Without co-op campaign matchmaking, I doubt I'll ever touch it once.

PhoenixUp1189d ago

343 has taken a lot of peculiar decisions with Halo 5

VER1ON1188d ago

They seem to rewind confirmations made earlier. This might just be a mistake as Holmes explains, but it does makes fans wonder.

Bigpappy1189d ago

I never use match making for co-op. I mostly play co-op with people I know. Finding 3 people to play with is not a problem, and if we are one short at any time, the a.i will take care of the missing person. In any event, if you leave your game open, I am sure there will be plenty people jumping in.

Zero1091189d ago

I don't know man. So many improvements but so many features getting removed. All for the sake of 1080/60 (of I recall)? This is literally the 1st Halo I'm not really that hyped for.

I'll get it but it probably won't be at launch and I won't be as excited as the other releases.

spicelicka1188d ago

There's never been matchmaking for Campaign co-op other than Halo reach, so they're not really removing it.

But it would've been great to have it.

Oh well
https://www.reddit.com/r/Ha...
will do the job.

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