Halo Infinite dev addresses graphics concerns, discusses new audio feature
It sounds like the visuals will improve before the game releases in full.
What you need to know
- 343 Industries Studio Head Chris Lee addressed concerns about Halo Infinite's graphics in an interview.
- Lee commented that the game is a work-in-progress, and that improvements would be made before launch.
- He also mentioned a new audio system that will deliver a sound experience unlike anything before.
During the Xbox Series X July event, 343 Industries showed off Halo Infinite gameplay for the first time. However, while the actual gameplay element of the showing impressed most people, Halo Infinite's graphics were criticized by many for looking underwhelming. In an interview with wccftech, 343 Industries Studio Head Chris Lee addressed these criticisms. Here's what he had to say:
In addition to the discussion about graphics, Lee also opened up about Halo Infinite's music, as well as information about a new acoustic audio system. This system will dramatically improve the player's audio experience compared to earlier titles by making it more realistic and immersive.
Overall, it sounds like Halo Infinite's visuals will be in a much better state at launch. This is good news, as the quality of the graphics at the gameplay show left a sour taste in many fans' mouths. Ultimately, we'll just have to wait and see.
Halo Infinite is expected to launch during the Holiday 2020 season for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and Windows 10 PCs. If you're looking for some analysis, don't miss our article on 5 gameplay details you may have missed from the gameplay reveal.
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