One of the most cherished video game franchise in history is getting a new game added to the franchise, and that game is Halo Infinite which is set to release later this year. The gameplay that we saw 8 minutes was from the latest Xbox Games Showcase and from the look of things the game will be resembling the earliest entries of the franchise from 2001. Besides resembling the older games from the franchise it will be showing the new open-world sandbox that is headed into the next-generation.
Halo Infinite will be able to be played solo or co-op with friends. It supports a max of 2 players on split-screen from local play and about 4 players from online which is clarified by 343 Industries head of design, Jerry Hook. But the status of the multiplayer remains unclear at this time.
Microsoft has said that it envisions Halo Infinite as a long-term platform with many updates coming in the future. The gameplay preview has shown off that there will be campaign changes along with a different progression system and a lot of new weapons to explore. It couples with its new open-world approach, with inspiration from the early hours of Halo: Combat Evolved and its lengthy, open environments to explore.
Halo Infinite will launch alongside the new Xbox Series X, it will also be released for Xbox One and PC this holiday – including Steam and the Microsoft store