Xbox E3 2019: Next Gen Console Project Scarlet Launching with Halo Infinite

Posted by | June 10, 2019 | News, PC, Video, Xbox One | No Comments

The marquis exclusive trailer reveal at the Xbox E3 2019 was none other than Halo Infinite, the newest upcoming game in the storied Halo franchise. Watch the lengthy Discover Hope cinematic trailer above.

Halo Infinite is the first confirmed game for the also newly revealed Microsoft console, Project Scarlett. Halo Infinite will arrive as a launch title for the as yet officially named console when it arrives in Holiday 2020. Halo Infinite will also “support more platforms than we ever have for a single game,” including all Xbox One consoles as well as PC.

Beyond the trailer we don’t know much about Halo Infinite. The game utilizes a new custom engine called Slipspace, which will allow for split-screen couch co-op.

“By harnessing the power of our new Slipspace Engine and combining it with the power and promise of Project Scarlett, we plan to build the Halo game we’ve always dreamed of – and share it with even more players, competitors, adventurers, and creators than ever before,” said Chris Lee, Studio Head, 343 Industries.

In related Halo news, the Halo: Master Chief Collection will be coming to PC. The games in the MCC will be releasing individually, each in close conjunction with community feedback via the Halo Insider program. The first game coming to PC will be Halo Reach. Each of the games can be individually purchased for $9.99 each, except for Halo 3: ODST, which is $4.99. The games will be available on Steam as well as the Microsoft Store.

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