• Microsoft considered splitting Halo Infinite into different pieces before delaying it

    1 month ago - By VG 247

    The decision to delay Halo Infinite was Microsoft's last resort. Though the recent Halo Infinite showing may not have generated the best reactions , the news of the game's delay into 2021 was shocking to say the least. Not only was Infinite the only new first-party game confirmed for Xbox Series X launch, it was also a long-in-development project whose fans didn't think could spend even longer in development. But, Microsoft ultimately decided to push back the game's release into next year, and according to Phil Spencer, it wasn't a decision leadership took lightly. “Let me start just by...
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  • Xbox Game Pass Has Some More “Strong Announcements” - Phil Spencer

    Xbox Game Pass Has Some More “Strong Announcements” - Phil Spencer

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Despite Halo Infinite's recent delay , Microsoft isn't slowing down with its launch of the Xbox Series X. Along with discussing the decision to delay 343 Industries' shooter , Xbox boss Phil Spencer said outright that the console's launch plans haven't changed. He noted the continued investment in Game Pass and teased some “really great, strong announcements to come.”
    Speaking on the most recent episode of Gary Whitta's Animal Talking on Twitch , Spencer said, “The positive for us, both through the May showcase and the Summer and the July showcase has been the rise of importance for us in...
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  • Xbox Series X Noise Level is Similar to Xbox One X - Spencer

    Xbox Series X Noise Level is Similar to Xbox One X - Spencer

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Xbox boss Phil Spencer had a fairly eventful talk with Gary Whitta on the recent episode of Animal Talking on Twitch , discussing the delay of Halo Infinite among other things. Spencer also talked about the design of the Xbox Series X and how he wanted to make a “really quiet console.” It seems that goal has been achieved since it's about as quiet as an Xbox One X.
    Spencer played on the console this past weekend, describing it as “that same experience that people will have at home” and “nothing debug or employee about it.” “On both the GPU and CPU side, these consoles are powerful...
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  • Halo Infinite Shipping in Parts Was Considered - Xbox Boss

    Halo Infinite Shipping in Parts Was Considered - Xbox Boss

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    The recent delay of 343 Industries' Halo Infinite came as a surprise to pretty much everyone, especially considering it's the launch title for Xbox Series X. The developer stated that various challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, had influenced the decision. On Gary Whitta's recent episode of Animal Talking, which has since been removed from Twitch , Xbox boss Phil Spencer further discussed the delay.
    “Let me start just by recognizing the fans and the fact that is is a bummer. It is disappointing to people, it's disappointing to us. We were looking forward to the alignment of Halo...
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