By: Martin Gaston
“Landfall’s emphasis is on infantry battles amidst a glittering ocean and a city under siege on a distant world. Monolith is an open battlefield; a Forerunner monument that exposes you to the naked vacuum of space – and the firepower of opposing teams. Skyline puts you in the air on a new construction site, and its distinctly industrial surroundings and sky-high locale provides new challenges in confined spaces,” wrote the Halo Waypoint blog.
Alongside the maps comes two Majestic DLC playlists–eight player FFA DLC and four-versus-four Team DLC–and a free-for-all gametype called Infinity Rumble, which combines lengthier respawn times with an increased focus on ordnance, allowing special medals, assists and style kills to contribute to your ordnance.
Halo 4 was awarded a respectable 9.0 in its GameSpot review last year. “A thrilling, moving story and intense competitive multiplayer help Halo 4 continue the series’ reign as one of the premier shooter franchises,” said reviewer Chris Watters at the time.