The first Halo Reach PC beta program is now ongoing, providing the opportunity to attempt to convert the Halo The Master Chief Collection's first chapter. However, the beta build of Halo Reach for PC has been illegally distributed online in an unlawful version, according to the same 343 Industries.
For some section now, the software house that took the helm of the Halo series has already made it known that it will play the unauthorized version of Halo Reach: these players will be forbidden to access present test programs as well as all future programs.
"The Halo Insider flight has been illegally distributed online. If you download and play this illegal version, we are entitled to block all related accounts and prevent access to 343 present and future test programs," reads a branched note from the same 343 Industries.
Halo Reach's beta version comprises of an update of the shooter's demo shown at E3. Halo: The Master Chief Collection will give PC gamers the opportunity to play almost all the chapters of the famous Halo series, including all the original version contents and adapted to the PC in terms of the control system and on the technical side. All titles were optimized for use with 4 K UHD and HDR graphics on PC and for native use of mouse and keyboard.
The release of the different games will take place gradually and only Halo Reach, a game that came on the console 9 years earlier, will be opening the dances. Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, Campaign Halo 3: ODST and Halo 4. Splash Damage and Ruffian Games, who are working with 343 Industries, were entrusted with the creation of conversions. The Master Chief Collection will also be accessible from Steam and the Microsoft Store.