Chris Lee, Studio Head of Halo Infinite at 343 Industries has confirmed to Bloomberg that he’s now not engaged on the much-anticipated Xbox unique title. Halo: Infinite was anticipated to be a launch title for the Xbox Sequence X on November, however the sport has now been delayed to 2021 following a poor reception at Microsoft’s July Xbox Video games Showcase.
“I’ve stepped again from Infinite and I’m future alternatives,” Lee mentioned to Bloomberg. “I imagine within the crew and am assured they are going to ship a terrific sport and now is an efficient time for me to step away.” In an emailed assertion to Bloomberg, Microsoft added that “Chris Lee stays a Microsoft worker and whereas he has stepped again from Halo: Infinite proper now, we recognize all he has accomplished for the challenge up to now.”
Lee did make at an look on the finish of the Halo: Infinite phase of the Microsoft’s July Xbox Video games Showcase, the place he teased that Infinite would have probably the most bold marketing campaign ever seen in a Halo sport.
Though 343 Industries is anticipating to ship Halo: Infinite on Home windows 10, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X & S consoles subsequent 12 months, the present standing of the sport is unclear. Again in August, we realized that 343 Industries had employed two Halo veterans and a third-party studio to work on Halo Infinite, and Xbox head Phil Spencer just lately advised Kotaku that he was open to thought of transport the sport’s marketing campaign and multiplayer modes individually. Halo Infinite’s multiplayer was beforehand introduced as free-to-play, which might be a primary for a Halo sport.