If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

343: There is no Gearbox Halo project

MS comments on rumour and speculation.

Microsoft has denied once and for all (probably) that Gearbox Software is working on a new Halo game following studio boss' Randy Pitchford's evasive behaviour in a Eurogamer interview last week.

Following a straightforward denial on the Halo Waypoint Twitter, a representative told GameSpot: "For the record, we can confirm that Gearbox is not working on a Halo project."

And, indeed, why should they be? Between the two Bungie games - Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach - and the new Halo Waypoint Xbox Live destination, not to mention the upcoming anime series, fans of the series should be amply served if nothing else.

Still, it does beg the question: why was Pitchford so evasive in the first place?

Will you support Eurogamer?

We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3.99 / $4.99 per month.

About the Author

Tom Bramwell avatar

Tom Bramwell


Tom worked at Eurogamer from early 2000 to late 2014, including seven years as Editor-in-Chief.


More News

Latest Articles

Supporters Only

Eurogamer.net logo

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer.net Merch