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Halo Infinite gives us a longer look at multiplayer

Halo Infinite gives us a longer look at multiplayer

Those of us who were hoping to see more from Halo Infinite during the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase yesterday weren't disappointed, as Microsoft showed off multiplayer gameplay footage for the first time. It looks like the multiplayer reveals aren't over yet, as today, Microsoft and 343 Industries published a longer multiplayer overview for Halo Infinite. If yesterday's reveal left you ready for more multiplayer details, then this is where you'll find them.

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Halo Infinite multiplayer gets an official reveal

Halo Infinite multiplayer gets an official reveal

We were expecting Halo Infinite to be on display during Microsoft's E3 2021 reveal event, and its time in the spotlight came right in the middle of the show. Microsoft showed off some new cinematic footage from Halo Infinite's campaign, but that definitely wasn't the big Halo Infinite reveal it had lined up for the event. That's because what followed was the official reveal of Halo Infinite's multiplayer.

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Microsoft reveals first Xbox and Halo 20th anniversary goodies

Microsoft reveals first Xbox and Halo 20th anniversary goodies

Later this year, the Xbox brand is turning 20 years old. The original Xbox was released on November 15th, 2001, which means that Microsoft has been in the console business for two decades at this point. That date also marks the 20th anniversary of the Halo franchise - one of Microsoft's biggest first-party franchises this side of Minecraft - so all in all, 2021 is a big year for the company's gaming arm. Today, Microsoft revealed what it's doing for the 20th anniversary of the Xbox and Halo brands, and those plans at least in part include launching new gear.

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Halo Infinite PC and Xbox crossplay and cross-progression detailed

Halo Infinite PC and Xbox crossplay and cross-progression detailed

As part of a long blog post today, Microsoft announced that its upcoming Halo Infinite game will support both cross-platform gameplay and progression, at least between the Xbox consoles and PC. The team behind the game talked about some of the work that went into making these two features possible, as well as a number of other topics.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection season 6 kicks off with a new map and game mode

Halo: The Master Chief Collection season 6 kicks off with a new map and game mode

343 Industries and Microsoft kicked off season 6 within Halo: The Master Chief Collection earlier today, and the new seasonal update is shipping with some big additions. Obviously, the new season also kicks off a new progression system for players to work their way through, with 100 tiers of content to unlock. Beyond that, however, there's a new map, a new game variant, and a new feature called The Exchange going live in the Master Chief Collection.

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Halo Infinite’s release may just have been revealed by an unexpected source

Halo Infinite’s release may just have been revealed by an unexpected source

For months now, Halo fans have been wondering when Halo Infinite is going to launch. The game was originally slated to be a launch title for the Xbox Series X|S back in November, but following some negative fan reception to gameplay footage Microsoft shared last year (along with what were likely issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic and leadership changes at 343 Industries), Microsoft decided to push back the game to sometime this year.

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Halo Infinite Sandbox info leads monthly Inside Infinite series

Halo Infinite Sandbox info leads monthly Inside Infinite series

Fans of the Halo franchise were most likely disappointed when Halo Infinite, the title's next major installment, missed its launch alongside the Xbox Series X|S. They may have been even more disappointed to learn that the game won't be launching until Fall of this year. To help sate gamers' hunger and also build up the hype, 343 Industries is starting a new series of lengthy blog posts covering various aspects of the game every month, starting with details that gamers can expect from Halo Infinite's Sandbox.

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Bungie is deleting a bunch of classic Halo data soon

Bungie is deleting a bunch of classic Halo data soon

We are quickly approaching the end of an era for some classic Halo games. Bungie has revealed that it will soon be taking down stats pages for a lot of classic Halo games, so if you have anything you want to save from way back when, now is the time to do it. It actually isn't as bad as it sounds at first blush because the website Bungie is taking offline hasn't been updated in nearly a decade, but some of those who played the Bungie-made Halo games when they were new may appreciate the opportunity to save their data anyway.

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Xbox 360 is losing Halo game services, but you still have time to upgrade

Xbox 360 is losing Halo game services, but you still have time to upgrade

The aging Xbox 360 will lose support for Halo game services, it has been announced, but you'll still have time to upgrade to a newer console. Microsoft plans to end support for the Halo games released on the console, but players will still be able to play the titles -- though, it notes, some game features will stop working.

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Master Chief joins Fortnite along with Halo’s most iconic map

Master Chief joins Fortnite along with Halo’s most iconic map

Fortnite players have quite the surprise waiting for them when they log in today, as none other than Master Chief has joined the game. As one of the hooks of Chapter 2, Season 5 involves Agent Jonesy gathering the greatest hunters from across realities, perhaps we should have seen this crossover with Halo coming. Regardless, Master Chief is now in the game, though it seems that if you want to play as one of the most iconic video game characters of all time, you'll need to pony up some cash.

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Halo Infinite finally gets a launch date, but it’s bittersweet news

Halo Infinite finally gets a launch date, but it’s bittersweet news

We finally know when Halo Infinite will be hitting shelves, but it's bittersweet news. The title, which was originally set to launch at the same time as the latest Xbox consoles, won't be arriving until next fall, meaning fans will have to wait nearly a year before they can finally play the game.

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This Xbox Series X video shows Master Chief like you’ve never seen him before

This Xbox Series X video shows Master Chief like you’ve never seen him before

Microsoft's ad campaign for the Xbox Series X has definitely been a little strange, but the latest ad from the big M takes it to a whole other level. Clocking in at 3:31, it's less of a traditional ad and more of a video, and it has some big names attached to it. Specifically, the video was directed by Taika Waititi, who helmed movies such as Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabbit.

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