The Halo Infinite gameplay footage proved to be lackluster to massive variety of ready followers. In response to the graphical complants, 343 Industries started working optimizing their recreation for next-gen gamers by delaying the sport to Fall 2021. Neill Harrison, director of artwork administration at 343, said “A lot of the suggestions we heard from the group aligned with our personal views and work we have 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 take a look at further alternatives for enchancment.”
343 Industries studio head Bonnie Ross added that the delay is totally value it in a vacation weblog publish printed on the Halo Waypoint web site, “I understand the wait has been troublesome, and I guarantee you that the staff needs the sport in your fingers as quickly as potential, however additionally they need to ship one thing particular…the Halo recreation you deserve…the staff is making great 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 attractive vistas of Infinite have been notably engaging; 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 high quality tune the visuals and have the sport prepared for its Fall 2021 launch.