"Halo Infinite" Developer Has No Interest in a Battle Royale Mode

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  1. Megalith

    Megalith 24-bit/48kHz Staff Member

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    Over the summer, 343 Studios claimed that the next Halo title, Halo Infinite, would not have any kind of Battle Royale mode. While the popularity of BR titles such as Fortnite continues to surge, 343 reiterated that sentiment in a livestream this week providing insight on how the Halo Infinite Announce Trailer was produced. Infinite is supposed to be an apology to old-school Halo fans that takes the series back to its roots, and it appears the studio hasn’t lost sight of that.

    Speaking during a recent 343 Industries-hosted Mixer stream, leads Jeff Easterling and James Bachici were at one point asked about a battle-royale mode in the upcoming Halo game, a quesiton they've likely been getting pounded by since the game was announced earlier this year. To this, Easterling replied: "I'll tell you right now, the only BR we're really interested in is Battle Rifle." For those that don't know: Battle Rifle is one of the more iconic weapons in the series.
     
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  2. Kor

    Kor 2[H]4U

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    You mean someone isn't going to chase the current hot thing in the market with zero room for new entries? Say it isn't so!
     
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  3. Nafensoriel

    Nafensoriel Limp Gawd

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    They say this now.. then DLC1 is battle royal.

    Because focus group marketing has been proven to accurately reflect what customers want! /s
     
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  4. ChoGGi

    ChoGGi [H]ard|Gawd

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    ^ yeppers, does it matter what the developers or the publishers say?
     
  5. alamox

    alamox Gawd

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    i would have said good, but to be frank, Halo got one of the best setups for battle royal game, if done correctly, but still good though, nough with this genre, more rpg, adventure plz
     
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  6. Nolan7689

    Nolan7689 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Hopefully they bring back a well done firefight mode as well. Like ODST style with good maps.
     
  7. KazeoHin

    KazeoHin [H]ardness Supreme

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    Funny enough, Halo2 and 3 had huge maps and King of the Hill game modes with scattered weapons and vehicles to pick up and limited lives... So...
     
  8. HockeyJon

    HockeyJon [H]ard|Gawd

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    You mean you don’t want to make the same game that everyone else is making?
     
  9. ///AMG

    ///AMG 2[H]4U

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    Also used to have Local multiplayer. Now everyone no longer bothers, its a shame because now if my friends and I want to play we all have to bring our consoles and a monitor to whoever is hosting.
     
  10. Rahh

    Rahh [H]ard|Gawd

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    Battle Royal is not needed.
     
  11. Darunion

    Darunion 2[H]4U

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    People really get upset about additional game modes? Probably should get rid of deathmatch (or FFA for you new kids) since all it is is a copy of doom and every other multiplayer game :p