Halo: Infinite’s Multiplayer Announcement Overshadowed by an Exclusive Halo-Themed Controller and Xbox Series X

Published 08/25/2021, 3:07 PM EDT


Halo: Infinite has generated a lot of hype over the past few months with announcements about the game’s many features. Fans have waited a long time for developers 343 Industries to release a new title since the release of Halo 5: Guardians in 2015. However, it has taken almost 6 years for the developers to finally add a new title to the franchise following the arrival of the next generation of consoles.

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Today, at Gamescom 2021, fans received their first glimpse at the game’s Season 1 Multiplayer content. The story will showcase fans a whole new generation of Spartans, and it will definitely be exciting for them. However, something else revolving around the new FPS title took the spotlight away from the game’s biggest selling point.

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Xbox to release Halo: Infinite themed bundle to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary

Over the past few weeks, fans have received a lot of disappointing news about the upcoming title. The developers recently announced that features like co-op campaign and the Forge mode will have a delay, and it will arrive in future seasons. However, today, they confirmed that Halo: Infinite single-player campaign and Season 1 multiplayer will arrive on December 8, 2021.

Along with that, 343 Industries will also release something special to celebrate 20 years of the Halo franchise. To commemorate the anniversary, Xbox will release a Halo-themed limited edition bundle. Fans can get their hands on it the day of the anniversary, which will be November 15,2021. Then a month later, they can use this to finally load up Halo: Infinite and have the time of their life.

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Items in the Halo-themed bundle

The bundle will have a custom-designed Limited Edition Xbox Series X wrapped in dark metallic paneling and a custom star pattern. It will also turn on and off with custom Halo-themed sounds as well. Along with that, it will also come with the new Halo Infinite Limited Edition Elite Series 2 controller with a design inspired by the armor of Master Chief. Plus, fans also get a Limited Edition Razer Kaira Pro headset with a design inspired by the iconic franchise. Seagate will also release a custom Game Drive that fans of the series will definitely love.

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It seems like Xbox will earn a lot of money with this bundle and Hal0-themed items. Fans love a good collection inspired by the iconic FPS franchise, and this looks absolutely amazing. 343 Industries will definitely create one hell of a game with Halo: Infinite. However, it seems like they will be knocking the ball out of the park with the experience as well.

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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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