343 Industries has released some information via Game_Informer about their Waypoint app lists the content of the second half of the Spartan Ops missions for Season 1. It also notes that in late February, there will be an update, as well as new map pack that contains two small maps and one medium-sized one. Called the Majestic Map Pack, it was previously rumored to be coming out on February 25th of this year.
The post goes on to say that matchmaking updates will appear every Monday, and teases that some of the possible playlists for February included FFA and a “new and improved version of Team Snipers.” The schedule is listed below. 343 says that all of these schedules are subject to change and haven’t been finalized.
Week of 1/21
“Forge Test” playlist (name not final): A rotational hopper featuring small Forge maps such as Relay. Help us test these maps by providing feedback and reporting bugs that will assist us in getting them ready for Matchmaking!
Specializations: Pioneer and Pathfinder Specializations unlocked for all players.
Week of 1/28
Grifball playlist: A rotational hopper featuring everybody’s favorite virtual sport. Catch the disease!
Specializations: Engineer and Stalker Specializations unlocked for all players.
Week of 2/4
Spartan Ops Episode 8: Five new missions and an accompanying new CG cinematic.
Team Doubles playlist: A rotational hopper for those of you that like action of the 2 vs 2 variety.
Specializations: Rogue and Tracker Specializations unlocked for all players. What do you think about all these updates and extra content on the way? Will you be picking the map pack up? Leave a comment below and let us know.