A brand new Halo sport is seemingly within the works, if a latest Microsoft job itemizing is something to go by.
The producer job posting, which has been marketed on the Microsoft careers web site since February 6, reveals that Halo sequence developer 343 Industries is engaged on a brand new entry within the Halo franchise. The itemizing states that 343i is trying to rent a producer “to assist develop a brand new challenge within the Halo universe”, which presumably indicators that the brand new worker wouldn’t be engaged on Halo Infinite.
The job itemizing particularly asks for expertise in transport AAA video games for the present era, which all however guidelines out the concept that this Halo challenge would are available in any type aside from a sport. Nevertheless, the itemizing affords no clues in regards to the content material of the sport, or when it’d arrive.
Whereas there is no confirmed info on the brand new challenge, a latest hearsay may level to a possible route. Per a VG24/7 article in November 2020, a now-deleted publish on Twitter urged that two different video games – Halo Wars 3, and a spin-off following Halo 5’s Fireteam Osiris – have been being deliberate by 343i.
No matter challenge 343i’s new producer shall be engaged on, it is hoped that the unannounced title may have a smoother growth course of than the subsequent entry within the sequence. Halo Infinite has suffered quite a few setbacks since its preliminary July 2020 reveal, with criticism of its graphics inflicting 343i to postpone its launch till fall 2021. and director Chris Lee departing the project in October 2020.
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In newer Halo Infinite information, 343i promised to offer in-depth monthly updates on its growth, with the primary instalment explaining how Halo Infinite may have a restructured, fully customizable control scheme and the way the FPS title is being optimized for PC, Xbox Sequence X, and Xbox One.
Tom Energy is a contract journalist who cannot await Halo Infinite to drop. Follow him on Twitter.