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SWAT coming to ‘Halo 4’ this week, FFA and Doubles in the works

When Halo 4 launched many fans were dismayed by the lack of certain key playlists. I personally understood that 343 wanted to feature their new gametypes and get people to try something new rather than reverting to their old playlists. For those of you who are still craving some classic experience, 343 has announced that SWAT will be added this week.

The settings were explained in detail during last week’s Halo Bulletin:

Teams 4v4
Score to Win 600 [60 Kills]
Loadout 1 DMR, Magnum
Loadout 2 BR, Magnum
Grenades Disabled
Shields Disabled
Damage Resistance .8 – Headshot = Instant kill
Motion Tracker Off
Infinite Ammo On
Shield HUD Disabled
Ordnance Disabled

• DMR – 3 bullets to the chest, 1 bullet to the head
• Magnum – 3 bullets to the chest, 1 bullet to the head
• BR – 7 bullets to the chest (this gun shoots three bullets in a burst, so the first bullet of the third burst will kill the player), 1 bullet to the head

Map Rotation:

  •  Haven
  • Adrift
  • Complex
  • Abandon
  • Solace

When asked about other playlists on Twitter, 343’s own Community Manager, Jessica Shea, offered a straightforward response saying that Team Doubles and FFA will be “featured in the weeks following launch.”

For more news regarding Halo 4’s multiplayer stay tuned as we’ll keep you up to date on the changes which will be coming on a weekly basis.

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