A lot of Halo fans didn't like where the story was going in Halo 5: Guardians, with the crazy Cortana and Spartan Locke as the main character. Instead, people want more of the traditional Halo and fortunately it seems like 343 Industries has listened with Halo Infinite. In fact, in a new post over at Halo Waypoint, they even go as far as revealing they consider the game to be a "spiritual reboot":
"We are building what we internally refer to as a spiritual reboot, a game with a vision set firmly in the future, but a foundation rooted deeply in the things our team and our fans have fallen in love with - the scope, the scale, the heroism and the moments of spectacle and wonder that brought players together on couches, at basement LAN parties, on Xbox Live and in esports arenas for years."
In the same post, 343 Industries has also revealed who has replaced the composer Kazuma Jinnouchi (who left 343 Industries last year), and says they are "excited to introduce our new Music Supervisor, Joel Yarger, who led the creation of music for major franchises like God of War, Uncharted, and countless other blockbuster video games". Yarger will be accompanied by "Curtis Schweitzer, who composed all of the music in "Discover Hope" and music for Halo Infinite".
If 343 Industries is to be believed, Halo Infinite will be a golden opportunity for newcomers to discover the wonderful world of Halo, and the reboot thoughts are a part of this:
"This story will mark the beginning of a new chapter and challenge for the Chief, but it will also respect and continue threads that led to this point. If you've never played a Halo game before, this will be a great place to jump into the story. You're arriving in the middle a universe at war, with a sense of history underlying your entry into the world."
Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like we will get any more information about Halo Infinite in the near future, as the post ends:
"As for what's next, E3 2020 will be a big moment for Halo Infinite. Until we reach that destination in 2020, we'll continue to embrace the mystery and wonder of Halo and the endless opportunity and potential of this engine, this hardware and, most of all, this team."
Are you impressed with what you've seen and heard about Halo Infinite so far?