dark        

Halo Infinite will not feature the iconic dual wield mechanic or playable Elites

0

'This is a Master Chief and Spartan story'

Halo Infinite, thankfully, is getting more time in the oven.

It must have been an excruciating decision to delay it beyond the launch of a new console, but 343 seems to be using this time to make the game better, based on numerous updates just this year.

So what's the latest? An expectation check. 343 confirms that there will be no playable Elites in the game ("we're not currently planning on adding playable Elites"), and no dual wielding ("currently no, that's not in the cards right now"). Yet, the open world will focus around a night/day cycle, as well as a weather system. Ups and downs!

This comes straight from the Halo Infinite "Ask 343" stream presented by community manager John Junyszek, lead world designer John Mulkey, gameplay director Troy Mashburn, and lead sandbox designer Quinn Delhoyo.

You can find the bulk of the presentation distilled at roughly the 38:00 mark. This is where the development team really digs into the nitty gritty of some mechanics, and delves into a few fan questions.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 
 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Halo Infinite   (28)   From our database:

  • Xbox is testing out removing Live Gold requirement for free-to-play games - Eric Van Allen
  • Halo Infinite will not feature the iconic dual wield mechanic or playable Elites - Chris Carter
  • Halo Infinite screenshots show just how far it's come since the delay - Jordan Devore
  • Halo Infinite team committed to 'high level monthly updates' after delay - Chris Carter
  • Halo Infinite is going to be a fall 2021 game - Jordan Devore
  • Halo Infinite is skipping The Game Awards, and that's probably for the best - Brett Makedonski
  • 343 Industries studio head steps away from Halo Infinite amid uncertain development - Brett Makedonski
  • 343 shoots down rumors that Halo Infinite isn't coming to Xbox One - Brett Makedonski
  • Microsoft almost resorted to an episodic release model for Halo Infinite - Brett Makedonski
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #halo #Microsoft #shooters #video #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •