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Will Halo Infinite Have A Battle Royale?

Halo Infinite Beta
I can see it now, Warthogs and Banshees outrunning the gas | © Activision Blizzard & Microsoft

Halo Infinite's closed playtesting is being conducted at the time of writing (August 2) and fans are desperate to know what the game has to offer. One of the biggest questions on the minds of those fans - will Halo Infinite have a Battle Royale? And if so, what will it look like? We've got all the details below. 

This year's Halo, Halo Infinite, is looking like the kind of return to form that Call of Duty experienced with Modern Warfare in 2019 - a much-needed shot in the arm. The marketing material is hitting all the right nostalgic pressure points that remind us of the golden era for Halo, but what about new features? They would just remake the trilogy (again) if all they wanted was to play on former glories. 

Well, one feature we've come to expect in almost every shooter of the past few years is a Battle Royale – or at least some form of it. But would that even work in Halo? And will they feel the pressure to include it either way? 


Will Halo Infinite Get A Battle Royale

It seems like it will yes, although nothing official has confirmed this, a telling voice line from the game has been discovered by data miners. The voice is, well, it's the unforgettable voice of the Halo announcer, and the recording is of him using a phrase that very clearly suggests a Battle Royale is coming. Just have a listen: 

That's pretty cut and dry for us. I mean, seriously. Why would that exist if Halo wasn't getting a Battle Royale? What a BR will look like in the Halo universe is now the more interesting question, but beyond that, we don't have any more answers yet. 

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When Is Halo Infinite Released? 

We don't have an exact date yet for Halo Infinite, but we can make an informed prediction based on Microsoft's statement about a Q4 release, and tentatively suggest mid-November. This would make the most sense given the release dates of Halo's major competitors this year. We will of course update you when we have an exact date. For now, all we can do is wait and see. 

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