Halo Infinite: Bruce Thomas returns as Master Chief's motion capture actor
Bruce Thomas will bring Master Chief to life once more.
What you need to know
- Actor Bruce Thomas has confirmed that he is returning as Master Chief's motion capture actor in Halo Infinite.
- Bruce Thomas has previously performed as Master Chief in both Halo 4 and Halo 5.
- This news follows the official reveal of Halo Infinite's gameplay at the Xbox Series X July event.
Actor Bruce Thomas has confirmed on Twitter that he is returning as Master Chief's motion capture actor in Halo Infinite. Previously, Thomas has performed as Chief in both Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, so it's not surprising to see him embody the role of Spartan 117 once more.
I can now proudly confirm my return to the @Halo franchise. I once again did all the motion Capture for #Masterchief in #HaloInfinite. Such an honor to be part one of the two part performance with the incomparable @SteveDownes117 pic.twitter.com/LjWJnpbLLrI can now proudly confirm my return to the @Halo franchise. I once again did all the motion Capture for #Masterchief in #HaloInfinite. Such an honor to be part one of the two part performance with the incomparable @SteveDownes117 pic.twitter.com/LjWJnpbLLr— Bruce Thomas (@reelbrucethomas) July 24, 2020July 24, 2020
Thomas' performances have been a huge hit within the Halo community overall, with his performance in Halo 4 in particular standing out due to how exemplary it was. Thomas has brought a ton of nuance and personality to Master Chief over the years with his motion capture acting, and I imagine that most Halo fans will be ecstatic to hear that he's returning.
This announcement came a day after official gameplay of Halo Infinite was shown off, giving fans a closer look at some of the awesome environments players would get to explore as well as some of Master Chief's new combat abilities.
Are you excited to see the fruits of Thomas' labor in Halo Infinite? Let us know.
Halo Infinite is expected to launch on Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PCs during Holiday 2020.
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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.