A new Halo Infinite mid-season update is now live for all platforms. You’ll find all the changes and fixes heading to 343 Industries’ shooter in the latest Halo Infinite update right here on this page.
Among the improvements featured in the Halo Infinite, mid-season updates are enhancements to first-person animations, audio mix tweaks across single and multiplayer, improved cheat detection, and enhanced quick resume on Xbox Series X/S with stability changes for Xbox One, too.
The Halo Infinite mid-season update also targets a host of known issues. These cover achievements, performance, color accuracy, matchmaking wait times, post-game reports, save system, and more. For a full breakdown, you’ll find the full Halo Infinite mid-season update patch notes below.
Halo Infinite Mid-Season Update Patch Notes
- First-person animations, including reloading and clambering, now appear smoother at all framerates.
- The following sound effects are louder in the audio mix for both multiplayer and campaign:
- Enemies throwing grenades
- The Needler’s supercombine
- Player Ravager completing its charge
- Multiple improvements to Quick Resume on Xbox Series X|S consoles including increased reliability of reconnecting to Halo Infinite’s multiplayer and customization services. Players who have purchased Halo Infinite’s campaign digitally should also see less prompts to purchase Campaign after using Quick Resume.
- Players who did not receive an Achievement after completing its requirements should see it unlock after updating and launching Halo Infinite.
- Improvements to Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) output on Xbox Series X|S consoles.
- Color accuracy improvements when playing on a PC with an AMD GPU and FreeSync capable monitor(s). If you want to play with HDR enabled, ensure it is enabled HDR in Windows and the AMD Radeon Software/Settings.
- Stability improvements for Xbox One consoles.
- Launching Halo Infinite with an out-of-date PC graphics driver will now direct players to download Halo Support’s recommended drivers.
- PCs with Intel Integrated Graphics hardware may experience less graphical corruptions.
- Intel Integrated Graphics are below Halo Infinite’s minimum system specifications. Gameplay on this hardware may be functional but is likely not performant.
- Improved cheat detection and other anti-cheat improvements.
- Sound effects for receiving damage as well as enemy footsteps and gunfire are now louder in multiplayer’s audio mix.
- The Combat Sensor’s range has increased from 18 meters to 24 meters in Big Team Battle (BTB).
- Added new telemetry to help our developers gather more information on shot registration issues. Read the development team’s in-depth analysis of these issues and their plans for future mitigations: Halo Infinite’s Online Experience.
- After receiving a matchmaking ban, players can select the Play button in any matchmaking playlist to see when their ban will end. This expiration time will be in the MM/DD/YY format and PT time.
- For more information on Halo Infinite bans and how to submit a ban appeal, see How to Appeal a Ban.
- The Optimal Polish Initiated armor coating is now available for all players who have submitted a valid code on Halo Waypoint. More information about this promotional offer can be found at OPI’s blog. If you encounter any issues with this promotion, contact [email protected].
- Players standing on destroyed vehicles will no longer experience stuttering or desyncs.
- Matchmaking playlists now reflect accurate Estimated Wait times.
- The Post-Game Carnage Report (PGCR) will now reflect the correct winning team after online matches.
- Improvements to Campaign’s save system to prevent data loss.
- Interactive items, such as uncollected audio logs and ammo crates, now have their intended sound and visual effects after completing the Campaign’s final mission.
- The description of Forerunner Artifacts now appears correctly when playing in a language other than English.
This update includes two new known issues:
- Local Area Network (LAN) servers cannot be started from the in-game menus.
- LAN servers can be started on Steam by launching Halo Infinite with the following launch options: -server -console -lan
- This workaround is currently only available for Steam.
- This issue only affects starting a LAN server on PC. Joining a LAN server in-game works as expected on all platforms.
- The Bot Bootcamp matchmaking playlist has an inaccurate Estimated Wait time. Actual wait times may vary but should be much shorter than the listed Estimated Wait.