"Halo Infinite" was originally intended as a launch game for the X box Series X, now 343 Industries announced in a report from Inside Infinite that the release for the sixth part of the first-person shooter series "Halo" will be on the will be postponed until autumn 2021. The reason is a mixture of the effects of the pandemic on the development team and the resulting loss of time. Thus, these circumstances make it impossible to complete Halo Infinite satisfactorily for the developers and the Halo fans before the new release date in the fourth quarter of 2021. A number of exciting innovations were also announced in the developer's report.

In addition to this, understandable and disappointing news for fans of the Halo series, Joseph Staten, the project leader of the Halo Infinite development team, as well as senior designers and graphic artists describe that the studio of 343 Industries is continuously working on a major update to Halo 6. The team around Staten has made improvements, in particular with regard to graphics technology, corrected errors and repeatedly revised the functions that were still being developed.

In 2021, Halo Infinite will shine with new splendor

The important innovations include better quality lighting effects, ambient occlusion, shadows, volumetric lighting, the sky and the atmosphere. Problems with the GPU-controlled rendering and texture streaming have been fixed. With these fixes, the problems of LOD popping and texture quality that were prevalent in the July demo of Halo Infinite have been resolved.

With Halo Infinite, the sixth part of the popular video game series about the Master Chief will be released in 2021. Photo: 343 Industries

Halo Infinite will be the sixth installment of the first-person shooter in the popular video game series about the Master Chief in 2021. Photo: 343 Industries

The graphics team is working hard to improve the visual quality of Halo Infinite, both technically and artistically. Neill Harrison, director of art management at 343 Industries, adds that Halo Infinite has also made artistic improvements to in-game content, such as the environment, lighting, weapons, FX and more. The dynamic lighting values ​​have been optimized to give the picture more contrast. This also includes editing the sun's intensity, the fog and the atmosphere, as well as color corrections. Thanks to an added sharpening process, the first person shooter received more structural details. This means that a lot of the graphics of Halo Infinite have already been fine-tuned, and despite everything, the team wants to ensure that all content meets the requirements of the fans and the developer by the time it is released in autumn 2021.

Furthermore, the development team reported on the further development of the live game Halo Infinite, that Halo 6 would be known for its diverse customization of character armor and that it would do without loot boxes. Halo Infinite enables the Spartan's armor to be changed in terms of color, pattern, state of wear and materials, as well as to adapt weapons, vehicles and even environmental elements.

Halo Infinite is a first-person shooter from the Halo series by 343 Industries and SkyBox Labs that is free to play in multiplayer and is still under development. The video game was supposed to be the launch game for the Xbox Series X.

According to the developer, Halo Infinite will be released by Xbox Game Studios for Windows, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S in autumn 2021. The fans of the video game play the main part of the Halo series, which is the story of the Master Chief, from the third chapter of the Reclaimer saga, after Halo 5: Guardians. Halo Infinite will be the sixth video game in the shooter franchise.

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