The Halo Infinite gameplay footage proved to be lackluster to massive variety of ready followers. In response to the graphical complants, 343 Industries set to work optimizing their sport for next-gen gamers by delaying the sport to Fall 2021. Neill Harrison, director of artwork administration at 343, acknowledged “A lot of the suggestions we heard from the group aligned with our personal views and work we had been already dedicated to doing round issues like oblique lighting, materials response, foliage and tree rendering, clouds, level-of-detail transitions, and character constancy.” He would go on to say that “the suggestions was humbling, and it additionally pushed us to have a look at further alternatives for enchancment.”
343 Industries studio head Bonnie Ross added that the delay is totally price it in a vacation weblog put up revealed on the Halo Waypoint web site, “I understand the wait has been troublesome, and I guarantee you that the workforce needs the sport in your palms as quickly as doable, however additionally they need to ship one thing particular…the Halo sport you deserve…the workforce is making large progress and is SO keen to point out you extra.”
I personally cannot wait to dive again into Halo once more. Like Liana, I assumed the gameplay trailer was thrilling and the beautiful vistas of Infinite had been significantly attractive; I am unable to wait to discover the sport world and unearth extra Halo lore! The year-long delay will hopefully give 343 sufficient time to wonderful tune the visuals and have the sport prepared for its Fall 2021 launch.