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Halo Infinite

Platform(s): PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action
Publisher: Xbox Games Studios
Developer: 343 Industries
Release Date: Dec. 8, 2021

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'Halo Infinite' Campaign Available On Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S And PC

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2021 @ 10:27 a.m. PST

When all hope is lost and humanity’s fate hangs in the balance, the Master Chief is ready to confront the most ruthless foe he's ever faced.

When all hope is lost and humanity's fate hangs in the balance, the Master Chief is ready to confront the most ruthless foe he's ever faced. The Halo series returns with the most expansive Master Chief story yet and a ground-breaking free-to-play multiplayer experience.

This next chapter in 343 Industries' legendary Halo franchise invites players to join the venerable Master Chief on an all-new adventure as he uncovers the mysteries surrounding the appearance of "The Pilot" and the desolate remains of a Halo ring.

Begin anew and step inside the armor of humanity's greatest hero to experience an epic adventure and finally explore the scale of the Halo ring itself.

Explore the epic expanse of a Halo ring for the first time in the most ambitious Halo game ever made.

Halo Infinite is the franchise’s most accessible game yet with free-to-play multiplayer and the full campaign available on day one with Xbox Game Pass. Here’s how to get started:

Visit the Academy and slay some bots to kick off your Spartan training

Free-to-play multiplayer introduces training tools like adjustable bots and the all-new Spartan Academy to onboard new players to Halo and get them comfortable with the experience. The game also features benefits like never-expiring battle passes so players can advance at their own pace without the fear of missing out on content. Uncover collectible Spartan Armor Lockers that award cosmetic items for your personal multiplayer Spartan.

What’s more, obtain an exclusive weapon coating, Challenge Swaps, and 2XP boosts beginning this month as part of the subscriber-only Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks program. Season 1 of Halo Infinite’s free-to-play multiplayer beta became available on November 15 across Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows PC, and Steam to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Xbox and Halo. Best of all, everyone who is currently playing gets to continue their Spartan journey as progression will carry over into the official launch.

The most adventure-filled Halo campaign ever

The Halo Infinite campaign experience combines a linear mission structure that will be familiar to longtime fans with brand-new exploration of the expansive surface of Zeta Halo. ​Set on the sprawling ringworld, the game sees the Master Chief journey across foreboding warships, vast Forerunner interiors and more, collectively creating the largest-scale campaign in franchise history.

Halo Infinite is committed to becoming more accessible to as many gamers as possible. Along with new features to multiplayer and campaign, there are also several new built-in new features including vision, audio, controls, sensory and communication settings in efforts to bring the joy and community of gaming to more players than ever before.

Halo “Master Piece” now in Saatchi Gallery and Musée du Louvre to celebrate launch of Halo Infinite and other memorable partnerships

A ‘Master Piece’ has been unveiled at the Saatchi Gallery in London today to celebrate launch. The painting depicts the Master Chief locked in battle with his alien enemy, inspiring those around him to become heroes. Painted by celebrated artist Iva Troj, the impressive painting can be viewed for free at Saatchi Gallery, as well as at the world-renowned Musée du Louvre in Paris, where a smaller replica will be on display until December 19.

“I was challenged to create a work in my own style, which typically has a dreamlike and sometimes fantastical quality, but ensuring that it’s instantly recognizable as Halo,” said artist Iva Troj. “I consequently spent a long time immersing myself in Halo’s universe to bring this to life in the manner of an old master but depicting a modern battle, and I hope Halo fans and gamers everywhere enjoy the results – including those smaller Easter eggs that you might not notice at first glance.”

What’s more, Xbox has also taken part in other unique activities to celebrate the launch and 20-years of franchise history. The two epic crystal collectibles with Swarovski pay tribute to the impact of Halo over the years. The Halo team also partnered with Hoonigan to build a real-life, 1,000 horsepower warthog inspired by the iconic in-game vehicle, as well as wowing fans at a recent Oregon Ducks football game with an augmented reality visit from a Halo Pelican.

Halo Infinite: Memory Agent Audio Storytelling

If you can’t get enough of stories from the Halo universe, today 343 Industries launched “Halo Infinite: Memory Agent,” an original audio storytelling series available exclusively on Spotify. Over the course of six episodes, which are available now, listeners will follow the story of a lone secret agent from the Office of Naval Intelligence sent on a mission to relay critical intel to the Master Chief. The catch – her memory resets every seven hours, forcing her to rely on battlefield reports of the Master Chief and her own AI companion to try and complete her mission. The series is available globally; if you’re interested, you can check it out on Spotify here

Launch is just the beginning for Halo Infinite, with additional seasonal content coming in the form of new multiplayer maps, modes weapons, and more as part of the game’s new seasonal model. The overall game experience will also continue to grow and evolve over time with additions of features such as campaign co-op, the most powerful Forge map editor ever for the franchise, and more.

Key Features:

  • Campaign: When all hope is lost and humanity's fate hangs in the balance, the Master Chief is ready to confront the most ruthless foe he's ever faced. Begin anew and step inside the armor of humanity's greatest hero to experience an epic adventure and finally explore the scale of the Halo ring itself.
  • Multiplayer: Halo's legendary multiplayer combat returns, reimagined and evolving over time with seasonal updates, new modes and maps, and community focused content. Create endless combat possibilities by mixing and matching a rich variety of on-map weapons and equipment to experience unique multiplayer gameplay that's unlike anything but Halo. And for the first time, Halo multiplayer goes free to play inviting millions of gamers across Xbox and PC to join the fight.
  • Cross-Platform Gaming: Halo Infinite provides an amazing experience across the Xbox One and newer family of consoles as well as PC with stunning graphics and world-class cross-platform play. And, on Xbox Series X as well as supported PCs, enjoy enhanced features like up to 120FPS and greatly reduced load times creating seamless gameplay that usher in the next generation of gaming.

Halo Infinite is available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Microsoft Store / Steam).

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