Microsoft’s this year E3 press conference has put a lot of surprises on most of the hyped fans. While one of the biggest announcement from Microsoft was Halo Infinite release date, which is scheduled around holiday 2020.
Moreover, Microsoft has announced that the latest game will arrive on Xbox Scarlett. Apart from the release platform, the latest game will arrive after five years of previous Halo game, Halo 5: Guardians 2015. What is more surprising is that Halo games have never been updated to latest console since the launch of Halo: Combat Evolved in 2001.
Halo Infinite is under development by 343 Industries and is developed by studio’s Slipspace game engine. Studio director, Chris Lee came forward to talk about the latest game in E3 2019. According to him, the developers at the studio were greatly motivated to develop the latest game on the updated game engine.
Additionally, the Slipspace engine has pushed the limits of game development for each Halo title. Lee mentioned that the E3 2019 trailer for Halo Infinite is a cinematic trailer which shows that Master Chief is under bad situation but he is here to restore the order to the galaxy. There are not many details on the actual gameplay footage or more but Microsoft will surely have them for reveal in later.
Moreover, Microsoft’s Halo: The Master Chief Collector Edition PC beta is also scheduled to go live in June this year. The official announcement was revealed during the live stream event, which showed the gameplay footage for the Halo: Reach along with game’s community director Brian Jarrard and other team members. The team announced those who joined Microsoft’s Halo Insider Program will be allowed to play the beta first.
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