5 things you need to know about Halo Infinite

All the key facts surrounding Master Chief's new shooter

Halo Infinite is launching with Xbox Series X this Holiday season. Here are five key facts about Master Chief's sandbox shooter...

It has the biggest world in Halo history

Infinite has an open-world map that's bigger than the campaigns from the last two Halo games combined. This new sandbox structure is further cemented with a day/night cycle.

Master Chief is the only protagonist

Unlike Halo 5: Guardians, where Chief had to share the lead role with Locke, the iconic Spartan is Infinite's soul protagonist. Hopefully this means 343 will tell a more streamlined story.

Chief gets a grappling hook

Infinite treats John-117 to a bad ass grappling hook, which he can use to pull himself towards foes. 343 Industries has confirmed Chief will get other tools and abilities as you explore.

Split-screen co-op has been confirmed

We've had to use a shot from Halo 3 here, but you get the idea. While there aren't any co-op screens of Infinite yet, two-player split-screen is supported.

Looks like the Brutes are the main bad guys

Like Halo 2, the Brutes pose the main threat to Chief in Infinite. The Brute-controlled Banished faction is lead by the extra surly Atriox, and hoo-boy does he love a menacing monologue.

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