343 Industries recruits two Halo veterans and third-party studio to work on Halo Infinite

After asserting that Halo Infinite would not launch alongside the Xbox Series X this November, developer 343 Industries made a few bulletins yesterday and confirmed that the sport remains to be on observe for a 2021 launch. To begin with, the studio denied that rumors in regards to the Xbox One model of Halo Infinite being scrapped.

“There are no plans to change our 2021 release or the devices and platforms we’ll be supporting. We’re building Halo Infinite to be the best it can be on each device/platform,” wrote Halo group supervisor John Junyszek on Twitter yesterday

In a brand new Community Update posted on Halo Waypoint a few hours in the past, Junyszek additionally introduced that two Halo veterans at the moment are serving to 343 Industries to work on Halo Infinite. To begin with, Pierre Hintze, the Head of 343 Industries Publishing Crew will act as challenge lead for Infinite’s Free-To-Play expertise. The second veteran is Joseph Staten, a former Bungie worker who’s the brand new challenge lead for Halo Infinite’s marketing campaign.

As well as to these management modifications, we additionally discovered yesterday that 343 Industries has teamed up with the external studio Certain Affinity to work on Halo Infinite. Our group has been working intently with 343 since December of final 12 months, persevering with a protracted historical past of collaboration between the two studios working on a number of Halo titles courting again to 2006, the corporate stated yesterday.

General, these are all reassuring strikes for a recreation that has been in growth for a number of years, although with some inside troubles. A 12 months in the past, we discovered that Halo Infinite Inventive Director Tim Longo had parted ways with 343 Industries after becoming a member of the corporate again in 2013. This actually brought about inside troubles throughout the studio, however 343 Industries now appears in a great place to proper the ship forward of Halo Infinite’s launch in 2021.

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