In this edition of Microsoft Weekly, there is news of new Windows 11 builds, a bunch of users who can no longer test it on VMs, monthly Patch Tuesday updates, Office 2021 release date, and more.
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Updated models of characters in Halo Infinite have appeared online. They showcase Master Chief standing over a dead Brute. However, this Brute has much more detail than what we saw a year ago.
Hoonigan has released the first episode of its series that focuses on building a real-life Halo Warthog that features 1,000 horsepower. Episodes of the 10-part documentary will be released every week.
This week in Microsoft news, there are new Windows 11 builds for Beta and Dev channels, security patches and zero-day bugs, Halo Infinite's next multiplayer preview news, and much more.
343 Industries is launching another play test of Halo Infinite, and it lands later this month for PC and Xbox players. This one is enabling player versus player multiplayer from the start.
Microsoft has released a new promotional video for Windows 11 that highlights the new capabilities and features on offer. It also features Halo Infinite, Master Chief, and the Warthog.
This week in Microsoft news, Windows 11 Dev channel users start testing a new branch of early development builds, the company announces a hardware event for new Surface devices, and more.
Halo Infinite is launching with completely free-to-play multiplayer, and 343 Industries is still tweaking the gameplay elements. The latest changes include bringing back legacy radar and more.
This last week saw the unveiling of a number of gaming-related Microsoft news, as well as the expected Windows 11 test builds, and even new security flaws. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
Today, Microsoft added a new Halo Infinite dynamic theme to Xbox Series X|S consoles. In order to select it, you have to go to Settings, select Personalization, and then change your background.
Today, Microsoft revealed a very special Xbox Series X and Xbox Wireless Elite Controller - Series 2. Both of them have been customized with a gorgeous Halo Infinite pattern we absolutely love!
Confirming leaks, 343 Industries today announced December 8 as the official launch date of Halo Infinite. The studio also shared the cinematic intro of the first season of multiplayer.
The Microsoft Store may have leaked another upcoming announcement, this time regarding Halo Infinite's refreshed launch date. While not confirmed just yet, the title might be launching on December 8.
In the last seven days, we've seen the release of official Windows 11 ISOs, the discovery of another security flaw, and even a higher-res Xbox dashboard. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
343 Industries today confirmed that Halo Infinite's cooperative campaign and Forge level editor features have been delayed. These will land next year after the game's launch this holiday season.
Xbox and Waze have partnered to bring a Halo Infinite theme to the navigation app. The theme will only be available for a limited time so be sure to use it the next time you get in your car.
Those interested in Halo Infinite's campaign are in for an unpleasant surprise, as Microsoft has confirmed that it inadvertently included campaign files in the tech preview released two days ago.
While some issues are still impacting the servers, the first ever Halo Infinite flight has gone live. The technical preview this weekend will begin with bot matches and end with Arena Slayer.
The bot-focused multiplayer technical preview of Halo Infinite will kick off the game's flighting this weekend. 343 Industries is rolling out flight invites to selected Halo Insiders already.
Bots will be the primary focus of the very first Halo Infinite technical preview that is coming up soon. Slayer matches across three maps will be available as Insiders go up against AI.
The last week has been rather interesting, given the leaked Windows 11 ISO, the E3 gaming announcements and yes, the Xbox Mini Fridge. Make sure you catch up via our handy overview.
In a new multiplayer overview, Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries detailed the new Academy training system, changes to the sandbox, Spartan customization, monetization, and more.
343 Industries unveiled the first gameplay footage of Halo Infinite multiplayer during the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase. The free-to-play experience will have various training modes for new players.
PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S players will be able to enjoy Halo Infinite together when it launches later this year thanks to cross-play support. Cross-progression is also confirmed.
In a community QnA session by 343 Industries' Quinn DelHoyo, the developer revealed that Halo Infinite will sport a vehicle damage system that lets players damage specific parts to affect them.
343 Industries shared details on the progress of Halo Infinite's development today, while also announcing fall 2021 as the latest launch window for the highly-anticipated Xbox platform exclusive.
343 Industries studio head working on Halo Infinite, Chris Lee, has been taken off the project. According to a report, his role was sidelined recently following lackluster reception to the gameplay.
This week brought with it new Insider builds for both Widows and Office, the availability of new Surface hardware and of course, Xbox Series optimized games. Be sure to catch up via our recap.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer has stated that the company could consider releasing Halo Infinite's campaign and multiplayer modes separately if needed. What are your thoughts on the matter?
The last week of August brought the 25-year anniversary of Windows 95, the return of a Halo veteran, new features for Edge, and much, much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
343 Industries has announced that it is bringing back Halo veteran Joseph Staten to work on the series' upcoming entry, Halo Infinite. He will take the project lead role of the campaign portion.
343 Industries is building Halo Infinite for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. There have been rumors circulating that it's been delayed to 2022 and the Xbox One version has been canceled.
A promotional campaign for both Monster Energy and Halo Infinite is promising to give away 200 Xbox Series X consoles, but included in the fine print is the value of all of the prizes.
It's been a rather packed week, with Microsoft revealing now only the launch month of the Xbox Series X, but also the launch date of the Surface Duo, Surface Earbuds, and more. Be sure to catch up.
In a blog post today, Microsoft confirmed that it's still planning on releasing its next-generation Xbox console this November, although things like pricing and specific availability are unknown.
Despite being shown off at a live-streamed event last month, 343 Industries has confirmed that the Xbox Series X launch title Halo Infinite won't arrive this year after all; it's coming in 2021.
This week, we got some interesting Halo Infinite multiplayer details, a bunch of new Windows updates, the five-year anniversary of Windows 10, and more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
According to a new leak from an Xbox Series X retailer's store page, Halo Infinite's multiplayer experience will be free-to-play, and will offer up to 120FPS on the Xbox Series X console.
In its latest community update blog post, 343 Industries talks about the feedback it has received regarding the graphics and art style of Halo Infinite, and says improvements are already happening.
Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries has revealed that the Xbox exclusive game is being built as a platform that can be expanded upon in the next generation instead of delivering numbered sequels.