A new series of gameplay leaks showcases some of Forge's features and although none of this is concrete, as it could change at any given moment, it paints an idea of why it's taking so long. It appears that 343 is crafting an incredibly detailed Forge mode which will allow some incredibly creative and deep custom games, something that has kept Halo games alive long after they're life cycle has generally ended. The new Forge mode will seemingly include auto turrets, the ability to make custom weapons, and change the size of objects in an incredibly significant way, all of which should allow for some wild gameplay opportunities.
Halo Infinite Forge leaked gameplay reveals auto turrets! These are early, unfinished models from files found within Forge. These would be game changers for custom games. Credit to YouTuber Alpha Archive. #HaloInfinite #Xbox pic.twitter.com/XjSzUGN9A5— Rebs Gaming (@Mr_Rebs_) June 20, 2022
Leaked Halo Infinite forge gameplay explains the weapon combining feature that allows you to create new weapon abilities! #Halo #HaloInfinite #Xbox— Rebs Gaming (@Mr_Rebs_) June 18, 2022
Credit to YouTuber: Bradguy123 pic.twitter.com/GkaW2LqjA1
Halo Infinite leaked forge gameplay reveals object scaling, which enables you to increase or decrease an objects size. This will allow for some fun and wild custom games and maps. Gameplay by YouTuber: Unseen Halo. #Halo #HaloInfinite #Xbox pic.twitter.com/pLJLdhomsn— Rebs Gaming (@Mr_Rebs_) July 1, 2022
As of right now, 343 Industries has no concrete release window for Forge, but it will likely be the next big thing after co-op releases. It's also heavily rumored that Halo Infinite will get a battle royale mode in the near future and there have been a few teases of such a thing, but nothing has been confirmed. It's unclear if Forge will allow players to edit their own battle royale maps and modes, but it wouldn't be totally surprising given the depth 343 is adding into it.
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