In front of Halo InfiniteLaunching in 2021, 343 Industries confirmed that its first-person shooter would arrive without a game mode that has played a key role in the franchise’s success over the years. That mode is the Forge, which makes it possible Halo players to create custom gaming experiences such as the now beloved Grifball. The release date for Halo Infinite‘s Forge has yet to be announced, but expectations are understandably high. In the meantime, some Forge leaks have revealed some new features of the upcoming mode.
Some halo 5 players may recall a glitch that allowed players to “combine” weapons. The glitch allowed weapons with a REQ variant to swap their properties with another weapon. This glitch allowed the creation of some very interesting weapons, such as a Spartan laser to fire guided missiles. 343 apparently loved this idea, as it has now added the ability to combine weapons in Halo Infinite‘s Forge. This feature has now been featured in two leaked videos.
The first leaked video is almost a guide to the new Forge feature, which claims to have captured footage of a test flight from Halo Infinite† To begin with, the video shows Halo Infinite‘s new graphical scripting system for Forge. Players can use the simple system to create complicated game modes with relative ease. This allowed the player to use a “Weapon Type Combination” node to create new weapons.
Several new weapon configurations are then shown in both the first and second videos. Combinations include the Battle Rifle and Skewer, the Plasma Pistol and Disrupter, the Skewer and Ravager, the Heatwave and Hydra, the Heatwave and Ravager, the Gravity Hammer and Energy Sword, the Sidekick and Energy Sword, the Cindershot and Rocket Launcher, the Cindershot and Pulse Carbine, the Sentinel Beam and Heatwave, and even a prototype gravity cannon that the leaker doesn’t fully explain.
If there is one message conveyed by the two leaked videos, it is it Halo Infinite players will be able to get very creative with what they make in the Forge. Although a quick look at possible weapon combinations over time may only show how powerful these weapons can be Halo Infinite players will find ways to combine weapons in ways that lend themselves to new and creative game modes.
As noted, Halo Infinite‘s Forge is currently in development and has no release date. What is currently known is that it is expected with the launch of Halo Infinite Season 3, which could arrive in November for now. With Forge under active testing, as evidenced by these leaked videos, it’s only a matter of time before Halo Infinite players get their hands on it.
Halo Infinite is now available on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
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