Halo: Infinite


Halo Infinite Season 1 extended to May 2022

More time to finish the fight.

Xbox boss Phil Spencer laments Halo Infinite delay

"We should have known before and just been honest with ourselves…"

Halo Infinite multiplayer live today

UPDATE: Microsoft calls for patience with blue screen bug.

Microsoft announces Xbox Anniversary Celebration broadcast

But sets expectation that no new games will be announced.

Halo Infinite tech previews set for this and next weekend

But matchmaking only up for a set amount of time each day.

Halo Infinite battle pass progression tied to challenges - not per-match XP

"It's extremely difficult to run out of daily challenges."

Assassinations have been temporarily removed from Halo Infinite because "people just turn them off"

"We actually really love assassinations... but what happens at a lot of levels is people just turn them off."

Why Halo Infinite's bots won't teabag you

"We never want to punish learning…"

"We want players having fun in Halo, not grind it like it's a job"

343 on Halo Infinite's three-month seasons and permanent battle passes.

First look at Halo Infinite multiplayer

And a new cutscene from the campaign.

Xbox boss Phil Spencer issues thinly-veiled dig at Sony's PC strategy

"Others bring console games to PC years later…"

Microsoft and Bethesda set June date for this year's E3-adjacent Xbox showcase

Expect "games coming to Xbox this holiday, upcoming releases on Xbox Game Pass, and more".

Microsoft will slash its own store cut on PC game sales

Down to 12%, in line with Epic Games Store.

Microsoft in shock Xbox Live Gold price hike U-turn

Plus, free-to-play games will be made free to play on Xbox.

Feature | Xbox in 2021: a proper launch year awaits

The pressure's on Halo Infinite, but true success may lie elsewhere for Microsoft.

Halo Infinite now due autumn 2021

And Craig is getting a "significant" makeover.

Halo developer rubbishes "unfounded" Infinite rumour

"I'm aware we could help solve this with real news..."

Halo Infinite will skip December's Game Awards

"So we can kind of restart this journey together after the holidays."

Halo Infinite director has departed project

But currently remains Microsoft employee.

Microsoft considered launching Halo Infinite in pieces to hit 2020 launch

"It just didn't feel like the Halo release we would want."

Halo Infinite delayed to 2021

Microsoft commits to Nov 2020 launch for Xbox Series X.

Feature | The joy of melee

Press B for hilarity.

Apple blocks Project xCloud on iOS

And Microsoft is not happy about it.

Microsoft is having a good time on Steam right now

Grounded! Microsoft Flight Simulator! Sea of Thieves! More!

Halo Infinite multiplayer is reportedly free-to-play

UPDATE: "Halo is for everyone," Microsoft confirms.

Digital Foundry | What's actually going on with Halo Infinite's graphics?

Dynamic lighting is a big addition - but there are downsides.

Halo Infinite will have splitscreen and co-op

"We want this to be a love letter to Halo."

Everything revealed in Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase

Halo Infinite! Fable! Obsidian! Everwild!

Microsoft: "It was a breakthrough quarter for gaming"

Xbox significantly boosted by global lockdown.

Xbox Games Showcase live report

Well Halo there! Microsoft shows its next-gen hand, live from 5pm BST

Halo fans are going full CSI on Halo: Infinite teasers

UPDATE: Looks like Master Chief has a new grappling hook to play with.

Xbox Smart Delivery list and system explained: How it works and upcoming titles listed

Every game we know offering generational upgrades explained.

Streaming service xCloud joins Xbox Game Pass in September

But only free with its Ultimate version.

Microsoft eyes impact of Xbox Series X software developed from home

"I can feel it in the teams - they're stretched."

Long-running Official Xbox Magazine shuts down

Future bosses say they've taken pay cuts to reduce lay-offs.

Xbox and PlayStation eye impact of coronavirus on game development

"The health and safety of our teams is our top priority."

Bill Gates stepping down from Microsoft board

To focus on philanthropic work.

Microsoft confirms Xbox Series X has 12 teraflops GPU

And a cross-buy scheme for developers to opt into.

Xbox Game Pass games list: November games plus every game currently available for Xbox consoles

A complete list of games playable in Netflix-style service Xbox Game Pass on Xbox consoles.

Happy Halodays! Here are two new pieces of Halo Infinite concept art

"The Halo hype train that kicked off two weeks ago with Halo: Reach will not be slowing down at all in 2020."

Showtime's Halo TV series casts its Cortana

Plus Soren-066, Admiral Parangosky, and more.

The big Xbox interview - Project Scarlett, cross-gen Halo Infinite and the lack of Fable

"We're not emptying the tank, getting everything we've got and just throwing it on stage."

Microsoft announces Xbox Game Pass for PC

Gears 5 and more headed to Steam, other stores possible.

Feature | A chat with Phil Spencer about next gen Xbox consoles

Expect backwards compatibility to continue.