In the world of video games, few franchises are as beloved as Halo. Since its debut in 2001, the Halo series has been a major hit for its publisher Microsoft, selling over 65 million copies across five main titles and numerous spin-offs. During the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019, Microsoft shocked fans with an extensive look at the upcoming sixth installment, Halo Infinite.
Halo Infinite is a direct sequel to 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians and will feature a brand new story and protagonist. At E3 2019, Microsoft unveiled the gameplay trailer for Halo Infinite, which features a much larger and more open game world than any prior title in the series. Players will have access to vast environments with floating islands, lush forests, and winding rivers; giving them plenty of room to explore and play.
The game also brings back classic elements from earlier games such as vehicles like the Warthog and iconic weapons like the Assault Rifle. In addition, the game introduces several new mechanics, including a grappling hook, energy shield, and a rail gun that can pierce armor. These additions bring more dynamic possibilities to the game.
The trailer also showcases a new art style and graphics engine. While Halo 5 stuck with a more realistic style, Halo Infinite opts for a ‘cartoony’ look that gives the game a unique personality. The new engine allows for a truly breathtaking level of detail, with environments that are teeming with