Halo Infinite to Receive Monthly Updates Between Now and Launch
The next "Inside Infinite" will be coming within the next few days.
It looks like Halo Infinite developers, 343 Industries, is sticking to November’s promise of being much more communicative. Back in December, we received an update from the team, revealing a Fall 2021 release date for the title. Now, just a month since then, one of the game’s community managers has outlined what the communication is going to look like.
Posting on Reddit, community manager Brian Jarrard stated that the team have “some runway ahead of us” to reveal updates ahead of this Fall’s launch. Going forwards, players won’t have to wait long for information, with Jarrard stating that 343 Industries is committed to releasing “high level updates” on at least a monthly basis.
Jarrard also confirmed that the next “Inside Infinite” will be coming within the next few days. He steadied expectations by saying the video “won’t have world premier big screenshots or huge things like a date announce” but will instead look at the team’s insights and visions for Halo Infinite.
The game has faced a slightly troubled time over the past few months. Reaction to the gameplay reveal was incredibly tepid, leading to Infinite’s official delay in August. Since then, the project has faced a range of staffing changes including the loss of experienced director Chris Lee and the rehiring of Halo veteran Joseph Staten.
Fans were disappointed with the graphical quality on display during Halo Infinite’s official gameplay premiere back in July. This lead 343 Industries to make a statement saying that during development they had “decided to shift back towards the legacy aesthetics that defined the original trilogy.” Experts have since stated that this is something that can easily be fixed.
Halo Infinite is due out in Fall 2021, on PC and both Xbox Series S|X and Xbox One — despite what some rumours might have suggested.