Popular game franchise Halo is set to release its next game title Halo Infinite
. Halo series, which was kickstarted in 2001 alongside the original Xbox gaming console, was one of the highest earning video game franchises ever.
On 23 July, Microsoft revealed an 8-minute gameplay preview demo of the franchise’s next title: Halo Infinite, which is set to be out later this year along with the new, next-generation Xbox console. The gameplay suggests that it has a large, open world map, suggesting non-linear gameplay that will let players finish objectives in whatever order they choose. Alongwith the familiar weapons such as assault rifle, plasma guns, warthogs this time the Master Chief is also armed with two new pieces of equipment, a portable shield and a grappling hook.
According to Microsoft, Master Chief returns in Halo Infinite with “his greatest adventure yet to save humanity”. The storyline of Halo Infinite will be “much more human”, with the Master Chief playing a more central role than in Halo 5: Guardians. The E3 2018 trailer indicated that the story will be set on a Halo ring and showcased the design of Master Chief’s Mark VI armor to return to the design seen in Halo 2 and Halo 3.
Halo Infinite is being developed by 343 Industries, an American video game developer and a studio of Xbox Game Studios based in Redmond, Washington.