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Halo devs not working on battle royale mode for Infinite

29 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Don't expect this to be the setting for a survival-style battle on an ever-shrinking map anytime soon.
The stratospheric success of games like Fortnite and Playerunknown's Battlegrounds in the past year has led to a wave of copycat battle royale survival games and modes. Even franchises like Call of Duty aren't immune, with Black Ops 4 adding a new battle royale mode called Blackout while ignoring the usual single-player campaign.
It seems the Halo series will not be following the trend, though. In a Halo 5 -focused "social stream" hosted on Microsoft's Mixer platform last night...
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Halo Infinite won't follow in Fortnite, PUBG's footsteps

Halo Infinite won't follow in Fortnite, PUBG's footsteps

29 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Microsoft Studios and in-house developer 343 Industries aren't interested in the hottest trend in multiplayer gaming right now - ‘battle royale' - when it comes to Halo Infinite , the upcoming sixth sequel. The ‘battle royale' style of multiplayer shooters has taken the online gaming world by storm in the last two years, with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and later Epic Games's Fortnite leading that charge. In short, it's a 100%-competitive multiplayer mode, in which the last player standing wins among 100 combatants battling across the same massive map. Through the 343 Industries Social...
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