A journalist has claimed that Microsoft’s 343 Industries is engaged on a brand new Halo marketing campaign inside Unreal Engine.
Within the newest podcast of Seasoned Gaming, editor-in-chief Ains has mentioned that he is aware of that, though he does not know something particular at this level, a workforce inside 343 Industries, is presently engaged on the marketing campaign for the subsequent Halo. In keeping with Ains, a variety of followers have requested him whether or not he has any details about a brand new Halo marketing campaign, after which Ains mentioned the next:
“The story reply is, nothing particular”, he mentioned through the podcast. “What I can say that I do know anyway is, sure, they do have a workforce [at 343 Industries] engaged on the subsequent Halo marketing campaign. It’s a part of that restructuring that’s constructing the subsequent technology of Halo on Unreal [Engine]”.
We have included a time-stamped video of the podcast wherein Ains talks concerning the “subsequent” Halo beneath:
Ains added, “The earliest I might count on to see one other Halo single-player marketing campaign outdoors of Firefight and stuff they’re doing in [Halo] Infinite is a few years. It may be some time so doný maintain your breath.”
Earlier this 12 months, following varied departures from key figures on the studio, recognized Bloomberg journalist Jason Schreier reported that 343 Industries goes by an inner reboot. Along with shedding not less than 95 staff, it’s mentioned that the studio dropped the Halo SlipSpace engine in favor of Unreal Engine. As reported by Schreier, a workforce at 343 has been experimenting with Epic’s sport engine and has been actively engaged on pitches for brand new entries within the franchise.
Please take the knowledge with a pinch of salt for now as this data hasn’t been confirmed in any approach simply but. Alternatively, following the discharge of Halo Infinite again in December of 2021, it will solely make sense if 343 is engaged on a brand new Halo marketing campaign. We’ll replace you as quickly as we study extra about the way forward for the Halo franchise.