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Here's our first real look at Halo Infinite

July 23, 2020 1 min read

Microsoft kicked their July Xbox Games Showcase off with their heaviest-hitter: Halo Infinite.

After ages of radio silence and vague hype, we actually got a real look at Infinite today. An intro cutscene quickly transitioned into an in-game one, followed by Chief setting foot out into the game's new world.

Smartly, they are replicating the Combat Evolve format, with a lush mountainous landscape as our first major glimpse into the game, as well as a good old fashioned Warthog romp. Then that nostalgic score kicks in. This looks like it's going back to basics, folks: with some twists (like a grappling hook that pulls enemies/you closer)!

Microsoft says that the game is "twice as big as the last two Halo games combined" and runs at a "flawless 60 frames-per-second." You can watch the entire eight-minute clip below. It's sleek, and decidedly Halo. I'm in, but I'm one of the rare few that pretty much never left.

Here's our first real look at Halo Infinite screenshot