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When is the Halo Infinite Winter update? Release date, Forge beta, & more

Here’s everything that you need to know about Halo Infinite’s Winter update, including the release date and Forge beta.

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White Spartan in Halo Infinite Winter update

343 Industries have confirmed that a Winter update is on its way to Halo Infinite, bringing a plethora of new content. Here’s everything that we know about it, including the release date.

The Halo Infinite developers have revealed the roadmap for the Season 3: Echoes Within update that will bring new weapons, equipment, and a brand-new Battle Pass to progress through.

Before that happens, the game will also receive a major content drop with the arrival of the Winter update. We’ll go over everything that 343 Industries have revealed about this Halo Infinite update.

Halo Infinite Winter update roadmap

Halo Infinite Winter update release date

According to the Halo Waypoint blog post from September 1, the Winter update is set to go live on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and will continue until Tuesday, March 7, 2023.

This means that the Halo Infinite Winter update will continue until the day that Season 3: Echoes Within arrives. The roadmap for both updates shows exactly what content will be included.

Halo Infinite Winter update Forge beta

One feature that players felt was missing from Halo Infinite was the Forge editor that lets you create your own maps, modes, and more. The developers previously stated that there were plans to add it in Season 3.

After the new season got delayed, 343 Industries confirmed that the Forge beta will arrive in the Winter update instead. With the custom games browser also arriving in Season 3, players will have more customization options in the game.

More Halo Infinite Winter update content

The Winter update roadmap also shows other features such as campaign network co-op, mission replay, a new game mode, and a brand-new Battle Pass containing rewards to unlock.

Here’s the remaining content arriving in the Winter update:

  • Campaign Network Co-Op
  • Mission Replay
  • Free 30-Tier Battle Pass
  • Detachment and Argyle Maps
  • Winter Contingency II December event
  • Joint Fire January Event
  • Match XP beta
  • Covert One Flag game mode
  • Quality of Life improvements

We’ll be sure to update this article as the developers reveal the dates and details about this new content. Halo Infinite players have a plethora of new content to look forward to in the coming months.


For more Halo content, check out the complete Halo Infinite August 25 update patch notes.

Image credits: 343 Industries