Halo Infinite sees Master Chief returning and, as the series readies to begin a new era for itself, players want to know if split screen will be part of the list of features available at launch.
Halo Infinite split screen is a mandatory feature in the view of many players who've used it as the main way of playing both multiplayer and campaign in the past and is, broadly speaking, a core part of the series' DNA. While developer 343 Industries has confirmed that it will be included at launch, it won't cover all platforms and modes from the very start.
Halo Infinite Split Screen Support
"[...] split screen has always been a super core part of the Halo experience and we just want to reassure people that although we didn't have split screen multiplayer in the tech preview, we will absolutely be shipping that day one for launch on all Xbox family devices," Head of Creative Joseph Staten said back in August 2021, addressing the topic of Halo Infinite split screen.
"On PC, it's a slightly different story. There are just technical challenges around PC with a whole bunch of different configs and other issues, so we're not going to have split screen multiplayer on PC for launch, but it's absolutely something the team's excited about exploring post-launch."
In the same video, Staten confirms that campaign co-op and Forge won't be available at launch, arriving in 2022, so it's safe to say that Halo Infinite's campaign will also not be playable in split screen until a later date.
While this isn't an ideal situation for those hoping Halo Infinite split screen would be available across the board when the game comes out on December 8, the knowledge that all players will eventually get to use the feature gives us at least some peace of mind.
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