One of the most anticipated video games of the year, “Halo Infinite”, will be delayed by 2021, meaning it won’t be available when Microsoft Corp. MSFT,
launches a new Xbox gaming console later this year. “Halo” is the defining video game series for the Xbox console, with Microsoft acquiring original developer, Bungie, to have the first “Halo” as a game that launches exclusively for Xbox. origin. Microsoft is expected to maintain that tradition by rolling out the sixth game in its “Halo”
; series this fall with the release of the new Xbox Series X, but current developer 343 Industries said Tuesday. on Twitter that the game will be pushed to 2021. “To change our release is the result of many factors that have contributed to development challenges, including COVID-related impacts”, written statement. “… It won’t be sustainable for our team’s happiness or for the overall success of the game if it ships on this holiday.” Microsoft shares fell shortly after the announcement was made at 3 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday; the stock was trading for $ 206.67 at the time and fell below $ 204.50 over the next 20 minutes.