Free online multiplayer on Xbox Live! this weekend allowed me to invest some serious time with Halo: Reach’s multiplayer. It’s the first time I’ve ever played a Halo game online, so there was a bit of a learning curve.
I spent approximately 2 hours playing competitive and a bit of Firefight. First things first: the interface. Halo: Reach’s multiplayer menu is the best in class. Easy to navigate and plenty of options to choose from. They even allow you to choose how matchmaking functions with speed vs accuracy options.
Once players were found, we were given gametype variants to vote on, but I spent most of my time the Armory pondering over which armor piece to deck my Spartan armor with. But, once things were sorted out, we’re on our way into a match.