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Xbox Series X to launch in November, Halo Infinite delayed to 2021

As well as confirming that the X Series will launch in November 2020, Microsft has also revealed that it is pushing Infinite Halorelease until 2021. The tech giant previously planned to release the Xbox Series X and Infinite Halo at the same time, marking the first time since the original Xbox that Microsoft would release a new console alongside a new entry in its flagship franchise. “Today I want to share an important Halo Infinite development update with the community. We have made the difficult decision to shift our release to 2021 to ensure the team has enough time to deliver a Halo gaming experience that meets our vision, ”reads a blog post from the director of Infinite Halo developer 343 Industries, Chris Lee. Lee goes on to say that the delay is the "result of multiple facto...
343 Industries, Features, General, Halo Infinite, Video Games, Xbox Series X

Halo Infinite aims to recapture Halo: CE’s sense of exploration

It’s been five years since the last core entry in the Halo series. Since then, the gaming landscape has changed significantly. While multiplayer online battle arena games (MOBA) like League of Legends remain popular, the gaming world’s spotlight has turned to battle royale (BR) titles — a shooter genre where dozens of players are dropped into an environment and fight until only one team is left standing. While BRs such as Fortnite and Apex Legends often pull inspiration from long-running arena shooters like Halo and Call of Duty, they offer a very different multiplayer experience and typically lack a narrative-driven campaign. Even the Call of Duty franchise jumped on the battle royale bandwagon with Black Ops 4‘s Blackout mode and the free-to-play, standalone Warzone, but so far, Halo...