Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 6:55 PM by Guest
Halo: Waypoint was added onto the Xbox Live applications list back in 2009, which offered players of the Halo series a way of tracking your progress of the Halo games that you have played and also, a way of interacting with other players as well. Fast forward two years and we’re now seeing Halo: Waypoint make its debut on devices such as Windows Phone, iOS and Android to allow all of this on the move.
As well as this, a brand new app has been made called ATLAS (Assisted Tactical Assault System) which will allow users to have access to an almost near-real-time player data and offer tactical guidance for your multiplayer games on Halo: Reach and Halo: Anniversary. To avoid this application as being seen as a way of ‘cheating’ by some people, it’s been assured that it will respect the ranked nature of gameplay by only showing weapon and vehicle spawn locations on matchmaking and firefight games. In addition, it will also display the locations of health packs on the map, your location and that of your teammates on the map along with a ‘Follow Me’ mode to track your movement as you game. Finally, ATLAS has the ability to have near real-time locations for weapons and vehichles during custom multiplayer games and display a dynamic player list which will include the current score for the teams along with whose got what weapon equipped between your team.
All of this is set to be release on December 10th and where Halo: Waypoint is free to use, ATLAS will have to be bought at the small price of $4.99 on iOS and Andriod devices however, will be for free on Windows Phone 7.
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