Halo 5 play in split-screen, does it work?

Has always been the Halo series is distinguished by a local co-op mode where you could gamble together with a buddy or a Kumpeline in the same room. But this is now available in Halo 5: Guardians possible? We answer this question and explain how the cooperative mode of the shooter does.

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Halo 5: Guardians is there and makes you again with the Master Chief go on rescue mission. This of course makes the most fun Campaign cooperatively with friends to play. However, this is at least locally on a console is no longer possible. Everything else you learn in the following.


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Halo 5 play in split screen

Unfortunately, there is no way with another person on the same Xbox One locally in split-screen mode to play. The only way to cooperative game of the campaign is online. you can shoot together over the Internet, but that's probably not as nice as true Couch Coop. So unless you can assemble two screens and two Xbox One consoles in a room, it is not so.

A local split-screen mode one seeks in vain Halo 5.

A local split-screen mode one seeks in vain Halo 5.

Thus, the online co-op works

To play online with friends the campaign, it goes as follows:

  1. Start the game.
  2. Chooses campaign From the main menu.
  3. Selects the option Co-op.
  4. an Invite your friends.

You can play with up to three friends. Missing slots are automatically replaced by AI-controlled bots. Because it no matchmaking system there, you can not gamble with friends and random players. Regarding the progress of the collection items will not change compared to the single match. You keep what you find, new levels will unlock and you can turn the running game and get back when you want.

Reasons for the lack of split-screen mode

According to own statements, it was for the developers of 343 Industries to throw one of the most difficult decisions in the history of the co-op mode of the game. Thus, the split screen mode have simply cost too much attention and resources so that they could no longer concentrate on the actual main game.

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So instead you get an online co-op and multiplayer for 24 players at the same time, which provides 20 vehicles available simultaneously, in order to lay the focus on a team-forming multiplayer experience.

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