Microsoft’s new-gen consoles: Xbox Series S/X got their worldwide release on November 10. However, the lack of first-party games has, more or less, nullified the excitement around the new console. Halo Infinite was supposed to fill this role. But the devs announced a few months back that the title would need more time in the oven, stating that 2021 would be the window of release for the much-awaited title.
Consequently, 343 Industries have confirmed that Halo Infinite will not feature at The Game Awards 2020. But the Community Director, Brian Jarrard, has highlighted that “a high-level update” is coming in the next few weeks.
Jarrard shared this news in a discussion on the Halo weekly subreddit. He also said that coming up with something like a demo also requires a lot of work.
The devs are currently occupied with bridging the gap between the delay in the release so that the players can get their hands on the title.
“Full disclosure, we don’t have anything planned for the VGAs, but are hoping to offer at least a high-level update within the next few weeks so we can kind of restart this journey together after the holidays.”
The development of Halo Infinite has seen an ample amount of hurdles. 343 Industries gave the world a glimpse of Halo Infinite back in July. But to their dismay, the media, the fans, and the community heavily criticized the game.
They challenged the game in terms of its art direction and use of technology. This prompted the devs to announce a delay and also compelled the studio to bring more experienced hands on deck.
This reiterates that the devs are leaving no stone unturned to live up to the expectations of the fans. We expect halo Infinite to release in 2021 for Xbox Series S/X, Xbox One, and Windows. Stay tuned for more updates!