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Will Halo Infinite Be On Xbox One?

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Halo Infinite was supposed to be the flagship launch game for the Xbox Series X|S, but it was delayed after fan backlash during the gameplay reveal.

With it being a flagship title for the next-gen console, will Halo Infinite be on Xbox One? Or will current owners be forced to move into next-gen to play Master Chief's latest adventure?

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Is Halo Infinite On Xbox One?

As of right now, Halo Infinite is still due to launch on Xbox One.

It is currently due for release on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC via Windows Store and Steam.

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FACE THAT RUNS THE PLACE: Master Chief will be making his way to the next-gen systems later this year.

Microsoft's main focus right now is accessibility so they are trying to make their titles available on every platform possible.

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Halo Infinite will look and play better on the next-gen systems, but its great to see that current Xbox One owners won't be forced to upgrade when the new title is released later this year.

READ MORE: Halo Infinite community manager promises monthly updates

Release Date

As of right now, no official release date has been given.

However, we expect it to be around November 2021, one year after its original release date.

Game Pass

Like all first and second party Xbox games, Halo Infinite will be available on Xbox Game Pass on day one.

This means that players will be able to play the game as part of their monthly subscription, rather than having to pay $70 for a copy.

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ULTIMATE: Players will be able to play on all devices, including mobile, by using Game Pass Ultimate

Halo Infinite will be on Game Pass across all platforms, including mobile devices via xCloud for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.

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Multiplayer

It has been confirmed that Halo Infinite's multiplayer will be completely free to play, with the purchase of the game just being for the campaign, if you're not using Games Pass.

This adds huge accessibility to the game and will give every Xbox and PC owner a chance to play the new Halo game at launch.

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SLAYER: Multiplayer is a huge part of Halo and will be free with the next instalment.

Recently, after player backlash, Microsoft cancelled their plans to increase the price of Xbox Live, and also removed the requirement for Xbox Live to play free-to-play multiplayer titles.

This means that players will be able to play Halo Infinite's multiplayer without an Xbox Live subscription.

READ MORE: Will Halo Infinite have a Battle Royale mode?

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