The global crisis that the coronavirus has raised is not just anything. Swept away all he could and video games were not going to be less. We already know that Halo Infinite was one of those affected, but it isn’t and won’t be the only one. In the end, despite the fact that teleworking is well advanced, the daily study and development of a game requires face-to-face communication.
This will obviously be extended to the rest of the teams, not just 343 Industries. And it looks like the new Xbox Game Studios franchises will be hit the hardest. So I wouldn’t rule out another delay in Microsoft’s plans to show them off.
IP COVID and Xbox Game Studios
In an interview with LeFigaro, a French magazine, Matt Booty confessed that it is so
The original article is protected by a paywall, so we bring you the words of Chloé Woitier, the journalist who interviewed him for the French media. Yes indeed It counts
Additionally, although it does not appear in the article, there has been a “Covid impact” in the production of Xbox Game Studios games, which has slowed them down, those working on original creations (and not on suites) being the most affected.
As there are no beyond Halo Infinite release dates on the horizon, we can’t speak of a formal delay for the user. But surely if this will stop some plans to launch a project within Xbox Game Studios.