343 Industries partners with Esports Engine for Halo Infinite

Halo Championship Series
Halo Championship Series (Image credit: 343 Industries)

What you need to know

  • 343 Industries announced its partnership with Esports Engine for Halo Infinite esports.
  • Esports Engine is an esports management organization that will help 343 Industries organize esports for Halo Infinite.
  • The company is made up of veterans who have worked in esports for over 20 years.
  • Halo Infinite is slated to release during Holiday 2020.

343 Industries announced in a blog post that it has partnered with Esports Engine, an esports management organization, to organize and design an esports program for Halo Infinite. Some of the specific ways that Esports Engine will be assisting 343 Industries include providing guidance, broadcast production, and logistical management, among other things.

Esports Engine is made up primarily of esports industry veterans that have been working for over 20 years in the scene, which should reassure folks who were concerned that Halo Infinite's esports infrastructure might end up being lackluster. The members of the Esports Engine team have participated in helping to produce esports events and programs for over 50 titles according to the organization's website.

Halo Infinite is slated to release during Holiday 2020. If you need to get your hands on some Halo right now, though, make sure to check out The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One and PC. 343 Industries is hard at work porting all the games in the Collection to PC; Halo: Reach is already available on the platform, while Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary recently began public testing.

Brendan Lowry is a Windows Central writer and Oakland University graduate with a burning passion for video games, of which he's been an avid fan since childhood. You'll find him doing reviews, editorials, and general coverage on everything Xbox and PC. Follow him on Twitter.