In case you missed it A Battle Royale game mode was discovered in Halo Infinite last month. When 343 Industries added the new Slayer and Fiesta game modes, it also added a handful of unavailable game modes that were visible when playing offline. One of them, Attrition, is an elimination game mode with revives and a shrinking safety zone. Whether it ever comes into play as a playable mode, Halo Infinite Battle Royale exists.
There has been a lot of discussion about whether Halo “needs” a Battle Royale mode. When rumors first started circulating in 2019, there were many gloriole Fans have been vehemently against the idea of Infinite trying to compete in such a saturated market. Almost three years later, the battle royale landscape has changed a lot, and now it feels like there’s room for a Halo BR. After playing Infinite for a month, it’s easy to see how well a Battle Royale mode would work.
Fourteen days is still by far the most popular battle royale game, but has failed to gobble up every other battle royale as some people expected. Both PUBG and Apex Legends are massive and constantly growing. And while Call of Duty seems to be at a rock bottom, Warzone has become its most popular game mode. These are the four games that survived a massive wave of battle royales from 2018 to 2020. Games like Realm Royale, Dying Light: Bad Blood, Ark: Survival of the Fittest, Darwin Project, Ring of Elysium, Spell Break, Islands of Nyne, Hyper Scape and Fallout 76: Nuclear Winter all tried to break the battle royale hype jumping up train, but fell off almost immediately. Even the OG battle royale like H1Z1 and The Culling had been forgotten by 2020. Now that every game doesn’t have to be a battle royale, it’s a good time to make one.
If Attrition is released, it won’t be the only battle royale game in 2022. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodhunt and Super People are both out this spring. While all three games are free to play, Bloodhunt and Super People are both pretty much under the radar and likely won’t dwarf Attrition. Halo has the opportunity to become the first major triple A-BR to shake up the battle royale genre in years.
If you’ve played any of Halo Infinite’s Big Team Battles, it’s easy to see how well a battle royale could work. Searching for weapons and energy equipment while strategically battling across huge maps sounds like an explosion. Without inventory management, Halo can provide an optimized battle royale experience for anyone who feels overwhelmed by the submenus in Apex Legends and Warzone. Ideally, Attrition would be played on a much larger map than any of the Big Team Battle maps, but considering what we’ve seen in the campaign’s open world, it’s not hard to imagine what an Infinite Battle Royale map would look like .
Infinite’s long kill time and large weapon pool would fit neatly into a Battle Royale game mode. The vehicles and equipment options also offer the ability to combine the size of Warzones Verdansk with the play style options of Apex’s Legends. It’s no secret that Infinite needs more game modes and content ASAP, and a battle royale seems to be a perfect fit.
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