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Halo Infinite Season 4

Halo Infinite Getting Remake of Halo 5's Fan-Favorite Plaza Map Tomorrow

While Halo Infinite already launched its Season 4 titled "Infection" a few days ago, 343 Industries has one more surprise for the fans in terms of maps.  Tomorrow, a new multiplayer map titled "…

June 26, 2023 | 05:19 EDT

Halo Infinite Infection

Halo Infinite Shows Two New Maps in New Season 4 Trailer

343 Industries and Microsoft revealed a new trailer showcasing the upcoming Season 4 of Halo Infinite, titled "Infection." This time around, the trailer focuses on the maps that will be added with…

June 15, 2023 | 09:26 EDT

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Halo Infinite Introduces Season 4 & Infection Mode With New Trailer

343 Industries and Microsoft revealed a new trailer focusing on the upcoming Season 4 of Halo Infinite, titled "Infection." The trailer showcases the Infection mode that gives the title to the…

June 14, 2023 | 01:56 EDT

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Halo Infinite Creative Director Joins Netflix to Work on AAA Multiplatform Game Based on Original IP

If you're a fan of the Halo and Destiny franchises, you likely know the name Joseph Staten, who recently worked as the creative leader behind Halo Infinite. Today Staten announced via Twitter that…

April 17, 2023 | 12:54 EDT

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Halo Infinite: Forge Beta Sports Over 1 Million Creations Since Launch

Today Microsoft revealed that Halo Infinite has passed two huge milestones, as the Forge Beta has officially surpassed one million creations since its launch.  In November of 2022, the Halo Infinite…

March 2, 2023 | 03:00 EST

Halo Infinite Season 3

Halo Infinite Season 3 Launches March 7; Promises the "Biggest Multiplayer Update" for the Game

343 Industries and Microsoft announced the launch date of Halo Infinite's Season 3, titled "Echoes Within." The season will release on March 7, and it promises "the biggest multiplayer update" for…

February 24, 2023 | 02:08 EST

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343 Industries Confirms It Will Continue to Develop Halo

343 Industries has taken to Twitter to squash rumors alleging that it would take a backseat role in the development of the Halo franchise. A couple of days ago, a rumor started circulating alleging…

January 21, 2023 | 05:54 EST

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Halo Infinite Joint Fire Event Trailer Showcases JFO-Class Armor

The Halo Infinite Joint Fire event is heading our way tomorrow, showcasing a new JFO-class armor set alongside several other items that will be available with the Event Pass. We first learned about…

January 16, 2023 | 05:46 EST

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Halo Infinite Winter Contingency Event Decks the Halls

It is time to deck the halls with bullets, as the Halo Infinite Winter Contingency Event has begun. This event brings us new challenges to complete and cosmetic rewards to earn as we spray and pray…

December 20, 2022 | 04:15 EST

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Halo Infinite December Update Showcases New Custom Game Browser and Improved Controls

The Halo Infinite December update is now live, and it comes with an array of updates and new features that include the custom game browser, improved controls, and even in-game player reporting.  One…

December 6, 2022 | 02:33 EST

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Fans Aren't Happy With Halo Infinite's Halo 3 Anniversary Celebration

Halo fans are expressing dismay and disappointment regarding 343 Industries' recent Halo Infinite Halo 3 anniversary reveal. The dev team announced a remake of the iconic Pit map from Halo 3 created…

September 26, 2022 | 09:53 EDT

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Another Key 343 Industries Staff Member Has Apparently Left

Body blow after body blow keeps being dealt to the 343 Industries staff. First it was Bonnie Ross, the Head of 343 Industries, who left the studio after 15 years for family medical reasons. Now it's…

September 14, 2022 | 10:52 EDT

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No Season 3 Content Coming Until 2023 Says the Halo Infinite 2022 Roadmap Update

The developers at 343 Industries have unveiled the Halo Infinite September 2022 roadmap, and though some are excited for new content to be heading to the game, others are not so keen on the progress…

September 1, 2022 | 01:47 EDT

Halo Infinite Co-Op

Halo Infinite Co-Op Beta Arrives Early July

Since Halo Infinite is the latest entry in the series, it's still changing with a new option being added soon. The first-person shooter will be testing out its new co-op mechanics with a beta that…

June 30, 2022 | 03:26 EDT

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Halo Infinite Melee Glitch Not Fixed Because Devs Assigned Elsewhere

A prominent Halo Infinite melee glitch that is causing melee hits not to register online isn't being fixed due to a reallocation of resources, according to developer 343 Industries. 343 says that the…

June 28, 2022 | 08:33 EDT

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Microtransactions Could Be Coming

343 Industries has suggested that Halo: The Master Chief Collection microtransactions could be on the way sometime soon. In a recent development update, the studio said it was "internally exploring"…

June 24, 2022 | 08:36 EDT

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343 Industries Hastily Renames Offensive Halo Juneteenth Nameplate

343 Industries has apologized for, and hastily renamed, a Halo Juneteenth nameplate. The plate was originally released in order to commemorate the federal holiday, but was swiftly changed after it…

June 15, 2022 | 11:16 EDT

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Halo Infinite Scorpion Gun Glitch Being Removed in Season 2

The Halo Infinite Scorpion Gun glitch is being removed in Season 2, removing the ability to pick up a secret handheld Scorpion Cannon and likely impacting speedrunning efforts. Things have been…

April 15, 2022 | 02:30 EDT

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Certain Affinity is 'Further Evolving' Halo Infinite with 343

Certain Affinity will be helping 343 Industries with "further evolving" Halo Infinite, adding more developer resources to the latest game in the franchise. Halo Infinite is the latest game in the …

April 12, 2022 | 01:57 EDT

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Halo MCC Update Adds Campaign Crossplay for Halo 3 and ODST

A new Halo MCC update has added crossplay for the Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST campaigns, and that's not all --  the first hints of Steam Deck support have arrived with the addition of Easy Anti-Cheat.…

April 11, 2022 | 03:20 EDT

Halo Infinite Season 2

Halo Infinite Season 2 Release Date Coming With Much-Needed Content

The Halo Infinite Season 2 release date has been officially announced, and now players can expect to see new content (finally!) on May 3, 2022. The Halo Infinite Season 2 release date has been a long…

April 8, 2022 | 10:12 EDT

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[Updated] Halo 5, Halo Wars 2 Reportedly Down for Over 36 Hours

Update (February 24, 2022 - 2:16 PM ET) - The Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2 outage has apparently been resolved by 343 Industries according to a tweet from Halo Support. "An outage affecting Halo Wars 2…

February 24, 2022 | 01:57 EST

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Halo Infinite Devs Detail Plans to Combat Desync, Latency

343 Industries has detailed its plans to fix latency and desync issues in Halo Infinite and it's putting a stop to geofiltering done by some players. Halo Infinite multiplayer has been out for a…

February 10, 2022 | 03:53 EST

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Halo Infinite Update Aims to Fix Big Team Battles (Again)

A new Halo Infinite update has arrived, attempting to once again fix the problems with Big Team Battles matchmaking. Additionally, this update has changes to Oddball and Custom Games. The last few…

February 3, 2022 | 02:20 EST

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Halo Infinite Ranked Playlist Removes Behemoth CTF Map

The Halo Infinite Ranked Playlist is being updated today to remove the Behemoth CTF map after several problems with its design emerged over the last several weeks. 343 Industries has been hard at…

January 26, 2022 | 02:44 EST

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Halo Infinite BTB Hotfix Has Failed to Fix Matchmaking Problem, 343 Says

The Halo Infinite BTB hotfix has gone live -- and unfortunately, it appears that it failed to fix the problems with Halo Infinite BTB matchmaking. The free-to-play multiplayer portion of Halo…

January 19, 2022 | 03:21 EST

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The Halo Shop is Changing Next Week

343 Industries has announced that the Halo Shop will be changing early next week following feedback it's received from the community. Halo Infinite made a splash when it launched its multiplayer…

January 14, 2022 | 10:40 EST

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Halo Infinite BTB Matchmaking Fix is Coming Soon

343 Industries has revealed that a Halo Infinite BTB matchmaking fix is in the works, aiming to fix one of the biggest problems with Big Team Battles on PC and consoles. Like all live service games…

January 11, 2022 | 02:39 EST

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Halo Infinite Datamine Reveals Cut Mid-Credits Scene

Halo Infinite dataminers have uncovered a mid-credits cutscene that was removed from the final game. It's got some interesting implications for a potential Halo Infinite sequel, although we should…

December 30, 2021 | 08:23 EST

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Halo Infinite Hotfix Fixes Quick Resume Problems

A new Halo Infinite hotfix has arrived, fixing some online connectivity issues with the game alongside a handful of other bug fixes and improvements. Halo Infinite has been out for a little while…

December 15, 2021 | 02:42 EST

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Halo Infinite Challenges and Playlist Update Now Live

The Halo Infinite Challenges and Playlists Update is now live, rotating out several Challenges and deploying the previously-announced update to Playlists. Earlier this month, 343 Industries promised…

December 14, 2021 | 02:39 EST

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Halo Infinite Playlist Update is Coming This Week

No longer will Spartans be stuck with two game mode options. 343 Industries announced the long sought after Halo Infinite playlist update will arrive next week, giving players the chance to choose…

December 11, 2021 | 04:19 EST

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Halo Infinite Campaign Missions Can't Be Replayed At Launch

Microsoft has confirmed that Halo Infinite campaign missions can't be replayed at launch. You'll be able to continue exploring the game's semi-open world environment, but story missions won't be…

December 7, 2021 | 08:57 EST

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Halo Infinite Playlists Improving 'Before the Holidays'

Halo Infinite playlists will be changing for the better in the coming weeks. Best of all, 343 Industries plans to roll out some new Halo playlists before the holidays. Gamers have been enjoying the…

December 3, 2021 | 04:21 EST

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Halo Infinite Desync Issue Discovered by Players. 343 Responds

A Halo Infinite desync issue has been discovered by players and it could be a clue to the hit registration problems some players have been dealing with, but there's good news: 343 Industries has been…

December 2, 2021 | 06:12 EST

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Halo Infinite Progression Changes Continue With XP Boosts

343 Industries is implementing more changes to Halo Infinite progression. This time, the studio is looking to improve daily play rewards, so you'll notice a marked increase in the amount of XP you…

November 30, 2021 | 09:24 EST

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Halo Infinite Battle Pass XP and Boosts Get Buffed

Halo Infinite Battle Pass XP has gotten a buff with a new "Play 1 Game" Daily Challenge that grants XP for completing a matchmade game -- and XP Boosts have also gotten a buff. The recent release of…

November 18, 2021 | 01:33 EST

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The Halo Infinite Battle Pass Is Way Too Grindy According to Players

The surprise release of Halo Infinite's multiplayer during yesterday's Xbox 20th anniversary celebration gave players a chance to get a sneak peek at Master Chief's next big adventure. However, those…

November 16, 2021 | 11:21 EST

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There's No Official Halo Infinite Collector's Edition

If you're looking for a Halo Infinite Collector's Edition, you might be disappointed -- 343 Industries has confirmed that there is no "official" Collector's Edition for the game, although some…

November 11, 2021 | 06:15 EST

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Halo MCC 20th Anniversary Cosmetics Revealed

A batch of Halo MCC 20th Anniversary cosmetics has been revealed for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, giving players a bunch of new goodies to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary. Halo: The…

November 3, 2021 | 02:05 EDT

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Halo Infinite Early Access And DLC Leak Online

A Halo Infinite Early Access digital bundle has been spotted on the Microsoft Store ahead of the game's launch next month. We don't know much about the bundle's release date or contents just yet, as…

November 1, 2021 | 09:53 EDT

Halo Infinite

The Halo Infinite Campaign Has RPG-style Upgrades, Far Cry-like Open-World

Halo Infinite had a rocky go of it during its rough E3 reveal. While the 'return to monke' memes were hilarious, it was clear that the game simply was not ready, to which Microsoft agreed and delayed…

October 25, 2021 | 11:14 EDT

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection Gets Official Mod Support for Halo 2 and 3

An update yesterday marks Season 8 for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, a collection of six games in the Halo franchise. This update is a big one for modders, as it provides official modding…

October 14, 2021 | 09:17 EDT

Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite Leak Reveals Forge Mode Details

Halo Infinite has just suffered another leak, courtesy of the Twitter account Halo Infinite Leaks and News. On it, the account shows details about its Forge mode, which we know has been delayed until…

October 8, 2021 | 09:37 EDT

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343 Industries Addresses Halo Infinite PC Worries

A developer at 343 Industries has spoken up after a prominent streamer raised worries about the Halo Infinite PC control scheme. Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez says there are issues with the game's controls…

September 29, 2021 | 10:19 EDT

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Halo Infinite Release Date Leaked Ahead of Gamescom Opening Night

Yesterday saw Xbox's Gamescom presentation come and go, and while there were a few interesting announcements and deep dives into games like Forza Horizon 5 and Microsoft Flight Simulator there was a…

August 25, 2021 | 08:07 EDT

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Halo Infinite Development Update Details Launch Plans

The August 2021 Halo Infinite development update has popped up online, but it's not all good news — popular features such as campaign co-op and the Forge will not be available at launch. Halo…

August 20, 2021 | 02:44 EDT

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Halo Infinite Campaign Leaked By Technical Preview

The multiplayer tech test flight for Halo Infinite seems to include a complete campaign leak. Information for the upcoming shooter's storyline was accidentally included in the public tech test in the…

August 2, 2021 | 11:15 EDT