Halo Infinite is finally, almost, set for a big reveal with Microsoft expected to discuss the game–or at least its brand-new SlipSpace Engine–at E3 2019 in June. Among the questions that has long been brewing about Halo Infinite is whether or not it will feature a battle royale mode.
Halo competitor Call of Duty has a battle royale mode in the form of Blackout for Black Ops 4, while Battlefield will soon release its own battle royale mode for Battlefield 5 called Firestorm. Of course there are also dedicated battle royale games like Fortnite, PUBG, and Apex Legends. So will Halo become the next major shooter series to get on board with battle royale?
In a new GameSpot video feature, Eddie and Ed discuss whether or not a battle royale mode would make sense within the Halo universe. In the video we talk about if Halo Infinite should be just the latest pillar of Halo multiplayer, joining Arena and Warzone, or if Microsoft would be smarter to release it as a standalone spinoff.
We also talk about how Halo’s trademark Forge mode could shake things up in the battle royale space and why the Halo multiplayer formula overall is well-suited to a battle royale experience. Be sure to check out the full video above.
Halo Infinite is in development for Xbox One and PC. No release date has been announced, but it’s rumoured to be a launch title for the new Xbox consoles that are reportedly launching in Fall 2020.