Xbox Series X will still release this year, with Microsoft verifying the Xbox Series X will arrive in November, 2020. Microsoft’s full declaration on the hold-up of Halo Infinite checks out:
” Today I want to share an essential Halo Infinite development update with thecommunity We have made the hard decision to shift our release to 2021 to ensure the team has appropriate time to provide a Halo game experience that fulfills our vision.
” The decision to shift our release is the result of several elements that have actually contributed to development challenges, consisting of the continuous COVID-related effects impacting us all thisyear I want to acknowledge the hard work from our team at 343 Industries, who have actually stayed dedicated to making a great game and discovering services to developmentchallenges It is not sustainable for the wellness of our team or the total success of the game to ship it this holiday.
” We know this will be frustrating to lots of of you and all of us share in that belief. The enthusiasm and support the community has actually revealed over the years has actually been motivating and amazing. We wanted absolutely nothing more than to play our game with the community thisholiday The additional time will let us finish the critical work required to provide the most enthusiastic Halo game ever at the quality we know our fans anticipate.
“Thank you for your support and understanding.”
Halo Infinite was probably the marquee launch game for Xbox Series X, however Microsoft has actually clarified its launch plans for the next- gen console following theannouncement The console maker makes clear that there are, “More than 50 new games planned for this year across generations and optimized for Xbox Series X.”
Last E3, Microsoft verified Halo Infinite was prepared as an Xbox Series X launchgame While 343 stayed fairly peaceful about the upcoming follow up ever since, we have actually just recently seen and heard a lot more about HaloInfinite 343 Industries just recently verified that Halo Infinite’s multiplayer will be totally free-to-play and assistance 120 fps on Xbox Series X.
Xbox also showcased the upcoming Halo adventure as part of its current Xbox Series X event, at which point we discovered more about Infinite’s story and villain, how Halo Infinite’s open world will work, why Halo beginners should not hesitate to jump into infinite, and how 343 is setting up Infinite to be a platform for the Halo franchise.
Given that its display, nevertheless, the demonstration came across some debate due to conversations around its visual fidelity. Infinite’s developers resolved the blowback about Halo Infinite’s graphics, discussing some of the developer’s creative objectives and affects while also acknowledging some of the issues.
Jonathon Dornbush is IGN’s Senior News Editor and host of Podcast Beyond! Talk to him on Twitter @jmdornbush.