Halo developer 343 Industries has confirmed today that Halo 5: Forge map making tool is going to be released for PC next month. It’s going to be released on the Windows Store and will enable Halo 5 players to create levels and maps on their PCs. Forge will also enable players to host and play custom multiplayer matches in Halo 5 as well. The best part is that Halo 5: Forge is going to arrive as a free download on Windows.
Halo 5: Forge arrives on the same day as the ninth free content release for Halo 5: Guardians on Xbox One – Anvil’s Legacy – it’s going to bring major updates to the Forge mode on console which will complement the Windows release. The content release also adds two new maps, new weapons, and attachments as well as customization options among other things.
Halo 5: Forge editor was first announced for Windows 10 PC back in May this year. It brings the entire Forge level-creation experience from Halo 5: Guardians to Windows 10 PC. It even has support for mouse and keyboard for refined object placement, support for 4K displays is included as well aside from the ability to host and play custom matches for up to 16 players.
Creators will be able to download new levels from the Forge community created on both the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, they can then customize those levels or create their own from scratch.
Halo 5: Forge editor for Windows 10 is going to be released on September 8th.