Halo Infinite players believe they have discovered a new easter egg that refers to a surprise fan-favorite character.
The Halo campaigns have always been known for having a cracking story, great gameplay, and cinematic moments. As well as this, dedicated players will also feel Halo is great at implementing easter eggs for fans, and this new one is hilarious.
Halo’s Multiplayer maps have a bunch of easter eggs and secrets that players have been finding since release.
However, since the Campaign was only released on December 8, new easter eggs and references are still being found in Halo Infinite.
Thanks to Reddit user Chattering Bone, a suspicious-looking rock in one of the missions may be a reference to Craig the Brute from the 2020 Halo Infinite trailer.
Craig has only appeared in this trailer and has no other significant role in the Halo universe. However, fans seemed to love his short appearance in the trailer so much that he became a meme, mostly due to the poor graphic quality during a close-up of his model.
Since Craig was taken down by Master Chief in the 2020 trailer, he seems to have become a Legend, traveling the universe with a band and also having his own rock formation.
Player reactions to this rock are great, as it seems players appreciate the easter egg. One comment read: “That’s funny as hell. im gonna have to swing by craig rock at some point l, tour the area and drop my bag on his head a few times.”
Another player gave a very insightful comment as well, claiming that it “makes sense as Craig is a name derived from the Gaelic word for rock/crag.”
It’s great that 343 Industries have put so much time and effort into little things like this, as it’s these easter eggs and secrets that make the dedicated players and community happy.
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Halo Infinite leak reveals 5 new maps coming soon
A Halo Infinite leaker has discovered five upcoming maps in the game’s files, giving us our first look at possible additions to the game.
A new leak for Halo Infinite claims that players will have plenty of new arenas to compete in, with five multiplayer maps allegedly on the way.
Halo Infinite’s multiplayer dropped to widespread acclaim back in November 2021, with 10 maps included for players to battle on.
While the majority of Infinite’s maps are fun, players have still been asking for more to be added. Specifically looking for classic multiplayer maps to make a return to the game, although 343 have already stated they won’t be adding exact replicas of previous arenas.
Unfortunately, a new leak from January 14 doesn’t include any fan favorites from yesteryear but does claim that five new maps are on the way in the not too distant future.
In a tweet on January 13, ‘leaks_infinite‘ shared in-progress pictures of five new maps, along with their names. According to the leaker, Cataract, Forbidden, Beltway, Solitude, and Bath Salts are headed to the game, although some think the latter is actually called Basalts.
The images show the maps in early development, which means they don’t look like anything you would expect to see in the game.
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Using existing in-game assets to give a general idea of shape and layout, we can catch our first glimpse at upcoming Halo Infinite maps.
According to one Twitter user, these images show the maps in the “blockout phase,” which is when devs create a basic layout of the map using low-poly assets. The maps certainly look interesting, with one featuring train tracks, and another inside what looks like caves.
Of course, just because these images have been found, that doesn’t mean we’ll definitely see them in the game. Developers often add assets that never see the light of day, so just keep that in mind.
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Halo Infinite devs promise fix for desync bug that’s ruining games
Halo Infinite’s developers have reassured fans that they’re looking into the game’s desync issues and have promised a fix.
Halo Infinite devs have finally responded to the game’s frustrating desync issues, that have left players frustrated and struggling with buggy gameplay.
343 Industries have been investigating some of Halo Infinite’s biggest problems, such as Big Team Battle’s matchmaking and hackers. Their aim is to improve the gameplay experience for fans as much as possible.
Now, the developers are focusing their efforts on one of the game’s most prominent issues: desyncs. 343 Industries have reassured Halo Infinite fans that they’re aware of this issue and have promised a fix.
Jerry Hook, Head of Design at 343 Industries, stated that they’re looking into Halo Infinite’s issues: “We are jumping back in and it looks like the great engineers have over the break been working on the issues with BTB and PC cheating.”
He then added that the desync problem is “being looked at.” Online games can sometimes get ruined by connection issues that cause a desync between people’s connections in a lobby, making players appear in the wrong spot.
This problem has persisted across game modes like Big Team Battle and Team Slayer. It seems that fans won’t have to put up with this issue much longer, as it will get patched up in a future update.
At the time of writing, the devs haven’t given us an ETA for when the desync issues will be patched. Halo Infinite fans have plenty of fixes to look forward to, with 343 promising a patch for mid-February.
We’ll hopefully see major improvements to the game’s matchmaking servers as well as the problem of hackers.
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Halo Infinite devs confirm big fix for Big Team Battle & hacking issues
The Halo Infinite devs have announced an update to fix the Big Team Battle matchmaking issues and cheating problems.
343 Industries have announced a new update patch that will address the game’s hacking issues and fix the matchmaking issues in the Big Team Battle multiplayer mode.
Halo Infinite features a ton of fun content for players to enjoy, but certain aspects of it have received criticism. This includes matchmaking issues in the Big Team Battle (BTB) multiplayer mode.
These kinds of problems can make the game less fun. Now, 343 Industries have announced a major update that will fix this problem while also addressing the issue of hackers ruining matches.
343 Industries announced this update in a new post on the Halo Waypoint website. They first provided a situation update on the state of BTB in Halo Infinite, stating that a strike force investigated the problem.
The matchmaking issues increase if there are more players and larger fireteams attempting to join a game together. The devs reassured fans that they’re “optimistic” that they have a fix for this problem.
“This went into QA last week and so far it’s looking positive,” 343 Industries wrote. “We are not seeing this issue occur internally using this build.” They didn’t give an ETA for this fix but promised they’ll release it soon.
The devs then brought up that they’re also preparing a patch for mid-February that will address instances of cheating. More details will become available as we get closer to the release of the update.
Hopefully, the developers will announce the official release date for the update patch soon. We’ll keep checking for any developments regarding this and will be sure to update this article with that information.
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