‘Halo Infinite’ datamine suggests it could have a Battle Royale mode

We'll believe it when we see it

Dataminers have found that the technical preview for Halo Infinite contains audio from the in-game announcer referring to ‘Battle Royale’ suggesting that the game may include a Battle Royale mode either at launch or in the future.

Originally posted on Resetera, the brief voice file recording has the Halo Infinite multiplayer announcer state the two key words: “Battle Royale” much like the announcer often states the name of a game mode before a match starts.

It’s a tenuous idea but one that isn’t without merit given the popularity of Battle Royale games such as Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone. However, in the past, 343 Industries has called such rumours of there ever being a Battle Royale mode as “unfounded” so the audio clip could be left over from past ideas and remain unused or it could simply mean something entirely different.

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Without official confirmation from either 343 Industries or Microsoft, the Battle Royale clip is very much a massive rumour that needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.

In other Halo Infinite news, the game’s release date may have been leaked by Xbox Mexico courtesy of a tweet about promotional Krispy Kreme doughnuts and campaign details have also been leaked “unintentionally” via the technical preview.

Battle royale games are having a brief change of pace soon too with Ariana Grande performing a virtual concert series within Fortnite later this month.

Find out everything you want to know about Halo Infinite while you wait for its launch later this year.

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