Very mixed. The art style pivot and gameplay looks good but the multiplayer sounds horrendous. Free to play with armor colors being monetized? Really?
Gotta appeal to the next generation of players.
Halo fans are aging and dropping off of the franchise. If the devs don’t attract new players, the franchise wins death.
The younger generations are all about Battle Royale, battle passes, free to play games and micro transactions for cosmetics.
I suggest watching Mint Blitz’s video on “Should Infinite Have a Battle Royale?” Beyond his career of playing/streaming Halo. He’s in a position where he works with youth in his outside life. Because of that, he’s taken advantage to talk to tons of teenagers about Halo. A lot of them view Halo as a game for older gamers.
That is video game death right there. The next gen doesn’t have interest in playing Halo. They got to change that and they have to appeal to what the youth of today like. If Infinite is truly a 10 year game and has the core gameplay elements fleshed out. Would you be opposed to free to play multiplayer and cosmetics still?