by Joe White
December 14, 2011
Besides launching OneNote, an XBOX Live app, SkyDrive for iPhone and an iOS version of Kinectimals, Microsoft has also released a free Halo: Reach companion application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The app, Halo Waypoint, can provide users with information on the online multiplayer aspect of the game, such as weapon and vehicle locations, player stats and more. As outlined in the app's release notes:
Halo Waypoint is the official app for all things Halo: Reach on your iPhone or iPad! Waypoint features ATLAS, the official multiplayer companion for Halo: Reach. Check out overhead views of multiplayer and firefight maps, as well as beautifully illustrated versions from Brady Games. The maps show weapon and vehicle locations, and you can get near real-time position and score information for Multiplayer games, for you and your team. With Halo Waypoint, you have direct access to your Waypoint Career progress, all of your Halo: Reach stats, including game history, campaign progress and stats by weapons and enemies. You can stay in contact with your Halo friends on Xbox LIVE no matter where you are.You can also create Custom Challenges and invite friends to compete in Halo: Reach, which is another handy feature. If you're a fan of Halo: Reach, download Microsoft's Halo Waypoint iOS application now, and feel free to share your thoughts in the comments. As mentioned, the application is available to download in the App Store for free.