Halo Infinite was a improbable recreation and a very good refresh to the long-running collection. It launched an open world to its marketing campaign and did a strong job closing out most of the storylines that followers weren’t pleased with from Halo 4 and Halo 5. In fact, as good because it was to see the devs at 343 Industries nail the marketing campaign, multiplayer is what makes Halo particular, and whereas multiplayer of Halo Infinite was good, it was a bit of underwhelming. Options have been lacking at launch, and whereas they’ve been steadily including to it because the recreation launched, it did go away numerous early gamers feeling just like the multiplayer was a bit of shallow. The Battle Cross, specifically, acquired numerous criticism.
It’s been nearly six months because the multiplayer was first launched again in November and lots of followers nonetheless really feel the sport is a bit of shallow. In a Reddit thread, one of many devs on the sport knowledgeable followers that whereas they’re additionally not pleased with falling wanting expectations, they do have plans to make enhancements to it in Season 2 of the multiplayer.
There are certainly numerous challenges and constraints. We’re definitely not blissful to be unable to fulfill participant and neighborhood expectations, it’s a tough scenario that’s going to take the staff time to work via. Proper now the main focus is on S2 and we’ll have extra to share on that within the coming weeks. In the meantime numerous manufacturing planning, costing, planning, hiring, and many others.. is all occurring which doesn’t actually lend to detailed common updates. We perceive the neighborhood is just out of persistence and admittedly, I feel understandably uninterested in phrases. We simply want a while for the staff to get the small print sorted after which we are able to definitely share as a lot as we are able to.
On Friday, 343 Industries launched a teaser for Season 2 of the multiplayer slated for launch on Could 3. As of proper now, the teaser hasn’t given us an excessive amount of to go off of or look ahead to past new maps and a few themed occasions. The Battle Cross for Season 2 will even not expire similar to the primary one.
Put together to hitch the hunt, Spartans. Season 2 of Halo Infinite arrives on Could 3. #HaloLoneWolves pic.twitter.com/yaokqePqIt
— Halo (@Halo) April 8, 2022
If what the devs have been promising is true, then this must be the season that fixes that shallowness. No person thinks the sport is dangerous or not enjoyable to play, however you possibly can solely play the identical matches and maps for therefore lengthy earlier than it grows tiresome. Including some selection will probably be a key to Season 2 being a hit in addition to hopefully some extra details about co-op marketing campaign and Forge mode.