Halo Infinite was noticeably lacking from the current Xbox showcase, so Xbox head Phil Spencer clarified why that was.
It is protected to say that Halo has fallen from grace only a contact in recent times, made even worse by Halo Infinite, a recreation that has struggled since launch. However nonetheless, it's a tentpole of Xbox's, so it was a bit odd that there wasn't even only a small one thing to simply remind gamers the sport exists – not even mentioning the truth that Season 4 actually launches subsequent week. Now, in an interview with The Guardian, Spencer has shared his perspective on why it did not seem, noting that it is extra that Xbox simply has much more video games to indicate now.
Handle cookie settings
Watch on YouTube
“I wouldn’t say Halo is of lesser significance, however we've got over 20 studios now,” Spencer mentioned. “I’ll return to the years the place I had principally 4 video games – Fable, Forza, Halo, Gears, the 4 horsemen of the apocalypse. We have now much more video games now.” It is true, the latest showcase was one that really confirmed the fruits of all of the studios it is acquired over the previous couple of years, even when not all of them are out this yr.
“We’ve been fairly public concerning the management change at 343 [Industries],” Spencer continued. “You possibly can sort of see that in among the social issues [the team have] been doing round seasons, however I don’t wanna pressure them to speak about their longer-term imaginative and prescient till they’re prepared. I believe you’ll see some fairly cool issues coming.”
It is greater than comprehensible that 343 Industries do not need to present what is not prepared, however once more – the trailer for Season 4 of Halo Infinite dropped a few days in the past, solely a few week after the showcase. Throughout an odd option to omit what ought to be certainly one of Xbox's largest titles. Begs the query of whether or not we're witnessing the loss of life of the Halo franchise.