The developer of Halo, 343 Industries, has addressed issues in regards to the franchise’s seemingly unsure future following a rocky week. There’s a whole lot of historical past right here, however to catch you in control, Halo is the franchise for Xbox and it was created by Bungie for the discharge of the unique Xbox. The sequence was large and a pillar of the console, however Bungie ultimately determined to half methods with the sequence and handed the baton to 343 Industries which was constructed with the intention of finishing up the sequence going ahead. Sadly, their video games have been simply okay and those which might be good are burdened by every kind of launch points and post-launch struggles. Earlier this week, after a hard first 12 months for Halo Infinite, 343 Industries was “hit onerous” by layoffs as half of a bigger Microsoft restructuring.
This shakeup additionally noticed Halo Infinite inventive director Joseph Staten leaving the corporate to affix Xbox’s publishing division. It was troubling and rumors of single participant DLC being canceled started swirling the web, although insiders stated no such DLC ever existed, so nothing modified in that space. Rumors additionally recommended that 343 was not going to be main the cost on Halo going ahead, however that does not appear to be the case. In an announcement, 343 Industries head Pierre Hintze confirmed that Halo and Grasp Chief are “right here to remain” and that 343 Industries would proceed making future entries with “epic tales” and multiplayer.
— Halo (@Halo) January 21, 2023
After all, it actually stays to be seen in what method that materializes, however it does not sound prefer it’s all doom and gloom for 343 Industries or the Halo sequence. Both method, Halo appears to be protected. After all, it is onerous to think about the franchise going away since it is so unanimous with the Xbox model. Nevertheless, there was a whole lot of criticism directed at 343’s dealing with of the sequence that rumors of the developer being pulled off the sequence weren’t precisely far-fetched.
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