What you need to know
- We previously reported the multiplayer in Halo Infinite would be free-to-play.
- Additional rumors indicated the multiplayer would be free and run at 120FPS on Xbox Series X.
- The official Halo Twitter account has confirmed both of these rumors.
- Halo Infinite is set to release at some point in Holiday 2020.
Today, the official Halo Twitter account confirmed that Halo Infinite multiplayer will be completely free-to-play and will run at 120FPS on Xbox Series X. This comes after rumors had been building, including a listing on Smyths Toys yesterday.
Halo is for everyone. We can confirm #HaloInfinite multiplayer will be free-to-play and will support 120FPS on Xbox Series X. More details will be shared later! pic.twitter.com/9bIrppFiONHalo is for everyone. We can confirm #HaloInfinite multiplayer will be free-to-play and will support 120FPS on Xbox Series X. More details will be shared later! pic.twitter.com/9bIrppFiON— Halo (@Halo) July 31, 2020July 31, 2020
We previously reported that the multiplayer might be free as part of a shift to a service model for Halo Infinite. While 343 Industries has explained that story content will take the form of updates and possible campaign expansions, expanding the multiplayer to be free-to-play makes sense for non-campaign content.
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