“No current plans” for Cortana or Elites in Halo Infinite multiplayer right away, say builders

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343 Industries simply printed the Halo Infinite Season 2 roadmap, which lays out a number of new modes and content material coming to the game. It even contains the Season 3 begin date. There are a number of notable absences although, and if you happen to’re searching for some explicit character additions to multiplayer, you’re out of luck for now.

One Twitter consumer responded to a promotional tweet from Halo Infinite’s head of inventive Joseph Staten. When requested about getting Cortana into multiplayer, Staten’s response was a no for now. “There are no current plans to make Cortana an AI in multiplayer,” the developer answered. That’s fairly minimize and dry.

I admire the dedication! And as a lot as I really like Cortana and @jentaylortown, there are not any present plans to make Cortana an AI in multiplayer.

— Joseph Staten (@joestaten) April 26, 2022

The identical goes for playable Elites. Twitter consumer @EliteActivist assembled an inventory of requests for the builders, which group director Brian Jarrard responded to. “We may eventually get playable Elites, but sorry to say it’s not a current priority or actively being worked on right now,” Jarrard answered. Again, a transparent reply. Neither of those multiplayer additions are not possible sooner or later, however they aren’t being developed right now.

I applaud your ardour and gusto! But I’ll give it to you straight – We have a whole lot of elementary points to go after. We might finally get playable Elites however sorry to say it’s not a present precedence or actively being labored on right away.

— Brian Jarrard (@ske7ch) April 25, 2022

There’s nonetheless a ton of stuff within the works for Halo Infinite although. Season 2: Lone Wolves kicks off on May 3, and it’ll add the long-awaited Last Spartan Standing mode and new cosmetics based mostly on the Halo TV show. The absolutely fledged battle royale mode — distinct from Last Spartan Standing — is rumored to be launching in November.