Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Halo Infinite: Joseph Staten “Proud” on Xbox

Halo Infinite’s Joseph Staten said the year-long delay in the game was “very difficult” but “very proud of the studio and the Xbox”, prioritizing the player experience over the unfinished ones. He states that he has decided. Game out.

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We’re currently learning more about what’s happening inside Xbox and Developer 343 during the Halo Infinite delay. Talking about IGN Unfiltered, Halo veteran Joseph Staten delves into his experience with Infinite, from joining a project in the middle of development to the difficult decision to delay the game from the Xbox Series X launch window. I did.

On a hot summer day in 2020, the Internet burned in a negative reaction to Halo Infinite’s big announcement. Known for his work in Bungy’s original Hello trilogy, Staten wanted to see if he could help. He called Bonnie Ross, VP of Xbox Game Studios, to see if he could help develop Halo Infinite, which appears to be in trouble. Now, Staten says it was the beginning of a “brand new career.”

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Inside 343’s decision to delay Halo Infinite

In August 2020, news of the delay was announced shortly after the debut of Halo Infinite’s massive campaign. Staten said the delay was a lot of stress and pressure, even though it was the right choice in the end.

“”[There was] Great pressure to maintain the course. I think it’s a really great example of Xbox leadership doing the right thing and doing the right thing for the fans. […] For players, even if it hurt them, even if there were costs associated with them. “Mr. Staten said.

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According to Staten, the campaign has benefited most from the delay as it is “the biggest Halo campaign we’ve ever done”. The team was also grateful for spending more time working on multiplayer. The difference is that multiplayer “doesn’t have the same surface area as the campaign”.

The team considered 10 different key areas of the game they wanted to work on. According to Staten, two of the ten areas are weapons, melee weapons, grenades, as well as how to easily identify and find equipment, and how to use the grapple hook, called the “fourth leg” of halo combat. was.

Staten added that another key goal is to end the game in a healthy way for the studio and be prepared to support aspects of Halo Infinite’s live service. The game will be fully released next month, but not all features will be available at the time of release. Fans’ favorite modes like Campaign Cooperation and Forge will not be visible until May 2022 at the earliest.

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According to Staten, delaying Halo Infinite’s cooperation was “very, very difficult.” He said the simple truth was that “co-operatives weren’t ready” and 343 prioritized efforts in other areas, such as ensuring performance was stable on all platforms. He states that he has decided to do so.

“If we don’t maintain high standards, we don’t commit to excellence, we delight our customers, meet their expectations, and ideally commit every time we start something that exceeds our expectations. If you don’t, I don’t think we’re doing this job right. “

For more information on Halo Infinite’s development, see 343 full interviews with Joseph Staten. And be sure to check out the preview of Infinite’s campaign.

Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant..