Halo Infinite Releases on December 8

Halo Infinite finally has a concrete release date for later this year. December 8th. The final release date is just weeks after the Xbox franchise celebrates its 20th anniversary. Infinite will be one of two Microsoft exclusives launching before Christmas, Forza Horizon 5 launches in November.

Halo Infinite Releases on December 8 coverAfter months of speculation, Halo Infinite finally has a release date. The return of Master Chief will hit on the 8th December 2021 for Xbox Series X & S, Xbox One PC, and Xbox Game Pass.

The release date was announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live, hosted by Geoff Keighley, just 24 hours after Xbox’s own Gamescom conference. Joseph Staten, head of creative at 343 Industries, confirmed both the single-player campaign and the free-to-play multiplayer on December 8th.

The trailer released during Opening Night Live showcased the intro for Halo Infinite’s multiplayer season one.  

“Humanity’s forces are scattered. Desperate resistance efforts have continued to fall short on multiple fronts, from Cortana’s relentless martial law to the expanding power and ambition of Atriox and the Banished. But there is hope: a new generation of Spartans, training in secret to become unstoppable. In this cinematic introduction to Season 1 of Halo Infinite multiplayer, get a glimpse into the Academy Commander’s own heroic journey and what it truly means to be a Spartan,” the official blurb for season one reads.

Halo Infinite | Multiplayer Season 1 Cinematic Intro

Fans had the chance to play Halo Infinite’s multiplayer earlier this month in a technical test. 343 has promised more tests will be on the way for players who missed out the first time around.

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