Due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, work on the upcoming Halo Infinite on Xbox Series X has continued remotely. According to a post on Halo Waypoint, the Halo Infinite development team gave an update on their progress since the coronavirus outbreak.
"Both 343 and Microsoft's leadership teams have been providing constant updates with how the COVID-19 situation is progressing, how our projects are progressing, and recommendations on how best to stay safe during these unprecedented times.
What does that mean for MCC PC and Halo Infinite? We're removing all the obstacles in our path and tracking well, but need to be mindful of our current limitations and understand that the coronavirus situation may get worse before it gets better. Rest assured that every single one of us is doing everything in our power to continue developing and delivering quality Halo experiences while we adjust to this new way of life."
Halo Infinite is the next chapter in the story of Master Chief, continuing the story line from Halo 5: Guardians, and is slated for release during the holidays 2020 on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and Windows 10. At launch, Halo Infinite will be available for free for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. While the Xbox Series X may be delayed due to the coronavirus, the Halo Infinite development team is still responsible for releasing Halo Infinite on Xbox One and Windows 10.
There is no mention of whether the release of Halo Infinite will be delayed, but the way the pandemic has upended everyone's lives, nothing is certain.
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