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Halo Infinite news coming soon, but 343’s game won’t be at The Game Awards

By Patrick Dane, Tuesday, 17 November 2020 10:33 GMT For those hoping to hear from Halo Infinite soon, it seems like your wait may go on a little longer yet.Since Halo Infinite‘s delay, developer 343 has been radio silent. The game was meant to be out last week alongside the launch of the Xbox Series X/S but Master Chief sadly couldn’t make it to the next generation just yet.Fans are now clamouring for when we might hear more on the game. Many have been proposing we might catch a glimpse at The Game Awards on December 10. The show has…

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343 Industries director steps away from Halo Infinite

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 28 October 2020 17:20 GMT 343 Industries’ Chris Lee, director of Halo Infinite, has stepped back from the project.According to Bloomberg, Chris Lee has left the project and has placed Halo Infinite in the hands of the current team.Lee told Bloomberg he is looking for “future opportunities,” and is confident the team will “deliver a great game, and now is a good time for me to step away.”Microsoft confirmed the news, stating that Lee remains a Microsoft employee.Lee is the second high profile developer to leave the project, as 343 Industries creative director Tim Longo departed the studio…

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Microsoft may yet end up shipping Halo Infinite campaign and multiplayer separately

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 19 October 2020 11:51 GMT It sounds like Microsoft is keeping an open mind when it comes to Halo Infinite’s release structure.Halo Infinite, which was supposed to be Microsoft’s big first-party launch game for Xbox Series X, ended up getting delayed, leaving Microsoft’s line-up this November devoid of new first-party games.Reports about the state of development that lead to that decision in the first place are plentiful, but Microsoft itself suggested that it had considered splitting campaign and multiplayer in order to make launch.According to Xbox chief Phil Spencer, things may end up going that way…

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Halo Infinite has Monster Energy weapons, because of course it does

In a move that will shock absolutely no one, Microsoft recently announced that Halo Infinite will feature guns sponsored by Monster Energy. The news comes from an official Xbox blog post, which opens by discussing the recently launched Halo Infinite Monster Energy cans. While these real-life cans are emblazoned with the stern visage of Mr. John Halo, there was no reciprocal instance of Monster appearing in the virtual realm of Halo Infinite – until now.Check out the screenshot below, which offers us a look at the official Halo Infinite Monster Energy guns.They don’t actually look too bad at first –…

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Halo Infinite has been delayed to 2021

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 11 August 2020 20:03 GMT Halo Infinite has been delayed.Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced a delay for Halo Infinite.According to 343 Industries, instead of a holiday release, the game will instead release in 2021 to “ensure the team has adequate time to deliver a Halo game experience” that meets the studio’s vision.“The decision to shift our release is the result of multiple factors that have contributed to development challenges, including the ongoing COVID-related impacts affecting us all this year,” said studio head Chris Lee.“I want to acknowledge the hard work from our team at 343…

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Halo Infinite isn’t completely open world, but you can revisit previous areas

Although Halo Infinite doesn’t necessarily have a full-fledged open world, you’ll be able to backtrack and explore previous areas after initially playing through them. The news comes from a recent report published by Destructoid. According to said report, associate creative director Paul Crocker said that although you move through new areas as part of the game’s main story, previously visited areas can be reentered after you initially progress past them.“The simple answer is that it takes place in a huge world that is open and expansive,” Crocker said. “We have a storyline that pulls you through it, which is effectively…