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Halo Infinite insider suggests battle royale mode will arrive in 2022

Published: 16/Apr/2022 19:19 Updated: 17/Apr/2022 9:40

by Alec Mullins

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Industry insider Jez Corden suggests that the long-rumored Halo Infinite battle royale is nearing completion and will be released in 2022.

For years now, fans have been clamoring for a Halo-themed battle royale mode and they just might be getting their wish sooner rather than later.

343 Industries recently deepened its partnership with a support studio, marking the final step needed to create a dream scenario to improve Halo Infinite, according to Windows Central’s Jez Corden.

Is Halo Infinite getting a battle royale mode? 

On April 12, longtime Halo development partner, Certain Affinity, announced they would be working alongside 343 in order to evolve Infinite in “some new and exciting ways.”

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This announcement never specified their exact role within the game, but seeing as CA has long been a helping hand on the multiplayer side of the franchise,  it didn’t take long for the speculation to begin.

Corden confirmed on The Xbox Two podcast that this partnership will include a new mode featuring a shrinking zone mechanic and that its scale would be impressive: “This is a Call of Duty Warzone sized undertaking.”

This mode would steer away from the traditional arena-style gameplay of Halo’s past and focus more on the Fortnite and Apex Legends audience, Corden said.

As for a release date, the insider suggested the start of Infinite Season 3 as a potential flagpost but warned that it could also be pushed back until late 2022.

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