“Casually Fun Again”- Ninja Wants Halo: Infinite to Bring Back the Multiplayer Glory From His Pro Player Days

Published 08/07/2021, 1:45 PM EDT


Winter 2021 has the makings to be one of the biggest gaming seasons of all time. A lot of titles from the biggest franchises in the world will arrive, and fans can’t wait to try them out. One of the biggest attractions from the lot will be Halo: Infinite, developed by 343 Industries. A lot of fans including former pro Tyler “Ninja” Blevins have quite the expectations for it.

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After the failed trailer launch last year, players have some worries about the upcoming title. However, many players also have set high standards because of how popular the franchise is. After the mixed reaction to previous titles of the series, players want to see something spectacular. For this to happen, Twitch king Ninja wants to see the developer incorporate one major element of the series.

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Ninja and his love for Halo

Ninja and Pokimane recently had a chat with comicbook.com to talk about their new film Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds. During the interview, Tyler was asked about the latest title of the Halo franchise. Before he became a streaming icon, Ninja played as a professional in the franchise’s Esports scene. He explained that he wants to see enjoy some time playing the new game casually with his friends and family.

“Dude, I just want a game that I can play with my boys.”

Ninja later mentioned that he had some amazing memories playing the older titles of the franchise with his brother, John. He noted that Halo titles allowed brothers like them to spend time together and share a laugh while playing casually.

“It was where we could, like, play together and actually spend time together was Halo.”

SAN JOSE, CA – OCTOBER 27: Tyler “Ninja” Blevins plays Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 during the Doritos Bowl 2018 at TwitchCon 2018 in the San Jose Convention Center on October 27, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images)

Return of fun casual experience

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Ninja later stated that he has some concerns about the upcoming game from 343 Industries. He observed that titles like Hal0 4 and Halo 5 didn’t receive overwhelmingly positive response from the critics and fans like its predecessors. However, he has hope and he want to see Halo: Infinite bring back the entertaining casual experience that the series is known for.

“The last couple Halos haven’t really been that great. So I’m just hoping for the game to just really be casually fun again.”

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In the end, it seems like a people will have their eyes on Halo: Infinite because of the franchise’s stature. It will be one of the most heavily scrutinized titles of all time. However, fans of the franchise have great faith in 343 Industries to develop the best possible product.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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