Halo Infinite appears to be everywhere in the gaming information proper now, and sadly, not for the explanations you’d need it to be. Following Microsoft’s current spherical of firm layoffs, we have been listening to quite a bit about restructuring at Halo dev 343 Industries, and a brand new report sheds much more mild on what seems like a significant shift for one in every of Xbox’s largest franchises.
To sum issues up, Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier has gone on file to say that 343 Industries has, after a drawn out course of, determined to maneuver over to Unreal Engine for its subsequent Halo undertaking. That undertaking is supposedly ‘Mission Tatanka’, the rumoured battle royale sport being co-developed by Sure Affinity. What actual form this undertaking will take is reportedly up within the air as effectively, as the sport remains to be evolving.
“This change [to Unreal Engine] will begin with a brand new sport code-named Tatanka, in response to folks acquainted with the plans. That undertaking, which 343 is growing alongside the Austin, Texas-based sport studio Sure Affinity, began off as a battle royale however could evolve in several instructions, the folks stated.”
The report additionally says that there is a probability Unreal Engine may very well be the toolset of alternative for mainline Halo video games in future, though that future is outwardly nonetheless very a lot up within the air at Xbox and 343 Industries proper now.