UPDATE: The official campaign gameplay overview for Halo Infinite has been released, which you can find below!
ORIGINAL STORY: Xbox has announced a Halo Infinite campaign gameplay overview will take place on October 25. The timings are at 6 am PT/9 am ET/2 pm BST. Xbox shared the news officially on Twitter alongside saying, “See you soon, Spartans.” The below link takes you to the page on Xbox’s Twitter account. Where the Halo Infinite-Campaign Overview will premiere for today.
See you soon, Spartans.
— Xbox (@Xbox) October 25, 2021
Microsoft also released what appears to be a new story synopsis for Halo Infinite, which touches on the threat that Master Chief faces.It boasts that Halo Infinite will have the “biggest, most wide-open and adventure-filled” campaign yet. Meanwhile, on the YouTube Page, the description gives insight into what players can experience from the game when it launches on December 8, 2021. You can find the YouTube description below.
The Banished have defeated UNSC forces and taken control of the mysterious Zeta Halo, threatening the survival of humankind.” The description reads. “When all hope is lost and humanity’s fate hangs in the balance. The Master Chief returns to confront the most ruthless foe he’s ever faced. Here’s a fresh look at the Halo Infinite campaign that introduces players to true Spartan freedom in the biggest, most wide open and adventure-filled Halo experience yet, launching on December 8, 2021.”
To date, the only campaign gameplay footage for Halo Infinite was officially released in July 2020. Moreover, fans were disappointed with the quality of the gameplay footage. However, the game demo released at the time spawned the Craig the Brute meme for its perceived poor quality.
Head of Creative on Halo Infinite
We’re at a critical phase in the flight that is Halo Infinite, so it’s extremely important to avoid distractions and stay focused on mission-critical tasks only.” Staten wrote. “For Campaign, that means putting maximum effort into ensuring the wide-open, adventure-filled experience. You’ll all get to play on December 8 is as great as it can possibly be. And gameplay demos and trailers not only take a huge amount of effort to do well, they also take cycles away from bugs and other shutdown tasks.”
Halo Infinite’s campaign and multiplayer are separate, standalone products. The multiplayer is free-to-play, while the campaign is full price. Both games offer through Xbox Game Pass. After a lengthy delay, Halo Infinite launches on December 8 for PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.