There is a lot of rumors about 343 Industries’ Halo Infinite. This game is going to be a major upgrade of the franchise, but not much else has officially been released. We recently heard a rumor that the game will feature a mode similar to battle royale, but there is more. Frank O’Conor of 343 has given a statement about that rumor:
OK, so O’Conor says that there will not be a battle royale mode. He also says that fans could use the Forge in Halo games to create such a mode. However, as he continues to talk, things seem to be less black and white as O’Conor would like us to believe.
He’s very persistent that “battle royale” is a game mode and not a class and goes on to talk about how different all of these battle royale games are. He continues to say that the modes available in Halo Infinite could still turn and they’re engaged in “big social modes with loads of organic shenanigans,” which yells something at least similar to a battle royale mode in the popular culture. Also, he does keep noting that it would not be hard to bring such a game mode to any Halo game.
It sounds like O’Conor is saying that Halo Infinite may end up with a mode similar to battle royale at some point, but they don’t want everyone thinking it’s just another battle royale game as that would merely be one small part of the bigger game.
Halo Infinite is currently in development for PC and Xbox One and no release date is revealed yet.