Following the delay information that Halo Infinite will not be a launch title, it has been confirmed that 343 Industries director and studio head Chris Lee has departed the corporate. Whereas he’s not on the 343 facet, he’s nonetheless at present an worker of Microsoft.
In a brand new report from Bloomberg, Chris Lee oversaw the manufacturing of Halo Infinite whereas hooked up to 343 Industries. His departure from this position was confirmed to the positioning after being part of Halo Infinite for the final two years as a director.
“I’ve stepped again from Infinite and I’m future alternatives,” Lee instructed the positioning. “I consider within the crew and am assured they are going to ship a terrific sport and now is an efficient time for me to step away.”
Whereas the information of his departure from 343 could also be a shock, he’s nonetheless at Microsoft working with different tasks exterior of Halo. “Chris Lee stays a Microsoft worker and whereas he has stepped again from Halo: Infinite proper now, we respect all he has performed for the challenge so far,” a Microsoft rep added.
Halo Infinite was meant to be a launch title for the Xbox Sequence X and S however a delay was introduced following large backlash surrounding the official gameplay reveal of the sport. Many felt that the graphics regarded dated for one thing meant to be consultant of the “true energy” of the subsequent era of Xbox, a reception that prompted the crew to take a step again and re-evaluate the expertise they need to ship to followers.
Halo Infinite is again to having no agency launch date at the moment, although hopefully, that shall be altering quickly as we head into the subsequent era of gaming.
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[Source: Bloomberg via Nibel]