The Microsoft Company is moving ahead with plans to launch the Xbox Series X in November, the company confirmed its commitment to a November launch on Tuesday at almost an equivalent time a tweet from 343 Industries confirmed that Halo Infinite wouldn’t be releasing alongside the console.
Instead, the subsequent chapter within the Halo series will arrive sometime in 2021.
The decision to shift our release is that the results of multiple factors that have contributed to development challenges, including the continued COVID-related impacts affecting us all this year, » the statement reads.
It isn’t sustainable for the well-being of our team or the general success of our game to ship it this holiday.
A handout from Microsoft that went out at almost an equivalent time that the Halo news surfaced emphasizes the upcoming console’s support for « thousands of games spanning four generations.
And that is true, The new Xbox features backward compatibility together with your Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One games library.
There’s also the upcoming slate of fall 2020 releases, which incorporates Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs games from Ubisoft and therefore the new, as-yet-unannounced Call of Duty game. So it isn’t just like the Series X will just sit under your TV until Infinite arrives.