Brian Jarrard, Halo Community Director at 343 Studios, has taken to Reddit to reveal that Halo Infinite will be skipping The Game Awards due to the team still dealing with ramifications due to the release shift. The team is hoping to offer a high-level update within the next few weeks, however.
“Right now we’re still going through the huge cascade of implications and ramifications to the release shift and the team is heads down working through nearly every facet of the game. Full disclosure we don’t have anything planned for the VGAs, but are hoping to offer at least a high level update within the next few weeks so we can kind of restart this journey together after the holidays. Pulling together something like a demo or big beat for the VGAs is an enormous amount of work and would cause challenges with current milestones of the holidays. I know it’s hard to wait, but the team is going to make the most of this extra time and we want to make sure we can put our best foot forward and commit to greater transparency and dialog on the road ahead. We’ll get there and get the train going again.”
The Game Awards will be running in a fully online format on December 10th. Halo Infinite is slated to launch on PC, Xbox Series X and Xbox One in 2021.
In other Halo-related news, Halo 4 has launched for PC on Steam, completing the Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
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