Updated June 9, 2019: Added details on Halo Infinite following its latest trailer and information from E3 2019.
Halo Infinite is the next major entry to the iconic first-person shooter franchise, set to release on the new "Scarlett" Xbox console, Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. Although the project is seemingly in early stages, it sits among the most anticipated titles from Microsoft. It might be some time off, but here's when to expect the ambitious upcoming title.
What we know about Halo Infinite
Halo Infinite was first unveiled at E3 2018, as a part of Microsoft's annual Xbox press conference. While details on the project are scarce, its debut was paired with a conceptual trailer, showcasing 343 Industries' new Slipspace Engine in action. Then, during E3 2019, a second trailer was shown that gave us another look at the engine's power.
Halo Infinite is expected to fall under the "Reclaimer Saga" – a series of Halo games outlined by 343 Industries, following the events of Halo 3. We can expect Halo Infinite to further explore the relationship between the Master Chief and Cortana, after the open ending of Halo 5: Guardians. The premise of its narrative is unclear, aside from various teasers were laced throughout the original reveal trailer. The latest trailer from E3 2019 suggests there will also be a brand new character in the mix, too: a stranded Pelican pilot, desperately hoping to get back to his family. The trailer implies that he will be a companion of Master Chief in the game.
For more details on Halo Infinite, including a deeper dive into its story, gameplay, beta test, and availability, make sure to check out our cohesive roundup of information so far.
Halo Infinite release date
At E3 2019, it was confirmed that Halo Infinite would launch during Holiday 2020, though no specific dates were given. However, it was revealed that Halo Infinite would be launching alongside the new Xbox console, which is code-named "Scarlett." The game will be available on that console, as well as all Xbox One consoles and PC, too.
Halo Infinite is currently expected to cost $59.99 on Xbox One and Windows 10, alongside a release to Xbox Game Pass subscribers.
Great Halo games
All the greatest Halo games are available now on Xbox and are heading to PC too throughout 2019 and beyond.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection (opens in new tab) ($30 at Microsoft)
The Master Chief Collection is a fantastic game that lets you experience the entirety of Master Chief's saga in one convenient package.
Halo Wars 2 (opens in new tab) ($40 at Microsoft)
Halo Wars 2 is arguably the best real-time strategy title on Xbox One, offering players a wealth of incredibly satisfying, Halo-themed content.
Halo 5: Guardians (opens in new tab) ($20 at Microsoft)
Halo 5: Guardians is the latest Halo first-person shooter title, and it's got plenty of good content within that most players will have a good time with.
Xbox accessories you'll love
Every one of these quality accessories is guaranteed to enhance your Xbox experience.
PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox One (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
PowerA's take on the Xbox One controller is an attractive pickup for budget-conscious gamers that nails all the basics.
Talon PDP Xbox media remote (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
The Talon PDP Xbox media remote is great for watching shows on your console.
Xbox One S vertical stand (opens in new tab) ($10 at Amazon)
Stand your console upright with this accessory.