Sams says that the reason for the split is the new SlipSpace engine that the game uses. "In Halo Infinite, the game will focus on the Master Chief and continue his saga after the events of Halo 5", studio head Chris Lee wrote in a blog post.
The next entry in the Halo franchise is official - and it's called Halo Infinite.
Financial details of the acquisitions of Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Undead Labs, and Compulsion Games were not disclosed. I'm thrilled to join the Microsoft Studios family as it is clear to me that the gaming team at Microsoft shares my passion for storytelling, world-building and creative exploration. He boasted that the company's E3 lineup is its "most diverse gaming portfolio in every measure". Spencer also announced the formation of The Initiative, a new Santa Monica-based studio headed up by Darrell Gallagher, former head of Crystal Dynamics.
2008 ‘America’s Got Talent’ victor Neal Boyd dead at age 42
Last year, Neal and his mother were involved in a near-fatal vehicle accident after he blacked out while driving. He was also very involved in politics and campaigned for a Missouri District 149 House Seat in 2014.
Check out our full list of new trailers and announcements here. Once owned by Microsoft, the studio negotiated its independence after Halo Reach and went on to work on Destiny and Destiny 2, partnering with Activision and keeping a substantial amount of content in both games exclusive to the PS4.
That's part of the argument Spencer is making to game makers small and large with Game Pass, as the company builds out the service's library beyond the 100-plus Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles already on there.
The trailer description on Youtube confirms what we heard from Microsoft past year: the next Halo is coming to Windows 10 as well as the Xbox.
"The original games we create at Microsoft Studios are some of our biggest assets", said Matt Booty, corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios. Sony recently suggested that it won't reveal the new PlayStation until 2021, and that kind of timeline makes sense for Microsoft as well.