Gamers have waited a very long time for extra information concerning the discharge of Halo Infinite. While the subsequent journey from the Master Chief was alleged to launch alongside Xbox’s next-gen consoles the Series X and Series S, issues with the marketing campaign pressured 343 to postpone the discharge of the sport by over a yr. As the top of 2021 approaches and followers eagerly wait to play extra Halo, a brand new itemizing for the sport has leaked on-line suggesting its launch date.
Spotted on the Microsoft Store lately, this itemizing for Halo Infinite units the launch of the sport’s marketing campaign for December 8, 2021. While the corporate has already introduced that some options resembling co-op together with Halo’s strong map editor Forge will come later, this can be a promising signal that not less than a part of the sport is predicted to launch this yr. If that is in truth the proper date for the marketing campaign, this may affirm Xbox Boss Phil Spencer’s phrases on Halo Infinite when he mentioned that the sport was nonetheless anticipated to make its 2021 launch. This leak was reported by Senior Editor of the Verge Tom Warren and was initially discovered by Microsoft leaker Aggioramenti Lumia on Twitter.
This information comes after some followers lastly acquired the possibility to strive the sport out for themselves. Back in July, 343 had a tech demo for Halo Infinite that some avid gamers managed to take a look at by signing as much as be part of the Halo Insider program. While the demo solely let gamers battle in opposition to bots, followers of the sequence nonetheless had an opportunity to check out the brand new weapons together with testing the sport’s firing vary.
It’s value noting that this supposed date for the launch of Halo Infinite is a Wednesday. This is a considerably unusual time for the sport to return out. In addition, 343’s determination to launch Infinite this late within the yr would forestall the sport from being eligible for any Game of the Year Awards on the Game Awards 2021. Beyond these troubling factors, this date is far later than one other doable launch round November 15. This date would have been the anniversary of the unique Halo: Combat Evolved.
Another subject with this new launch date pertains to Xbox’s Gamescom 2021 occasion. This occasion specializing in upcoming Xbox tasks appeared like an opportune time to unveil the official launch date. However, the occasion got here and went with no point out of Halo Infinite’s launch. Unfortunately, this implies followers will proceed to be in the dead of night concerning Xbox’s plans for the launch of the sport. However, followers probably received’t have to attend for for much longer to search out out whether or not this leaked launch date for Halo Infinite is in truth right, as the top of the yr is simply a pair months away. And it is all the time doable the sport shall be at Gamescom Opening Night Live as an alternative.
Halo Infinite is in improvement for PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.