It is the top of Halo Wars 2, and Microsoft has no plans for Halo Wars 3.
It is the top of the street for Halo Wars 2. 4 years after the sport launched, Microsoft has now introduced it has no future plans for the sport and there are not any plans for a sequel.
“It is not all the time straightforward to be open and transparent–particularly once we count on it is not a solution the group desires to hear–but we wish to give it to you straight: 343 Industries has no present plans for additional Halo Wars 2 work together with content material updates, stability patches, bringing the title to different platforms, or a brand new recreation within the sequence,” group supervisor John Junyszek said in a blog post. “We’ll, nevertheless, proceed to observe the sport and guarantee all the pieces is working as anticipated.”
Junyszek clarified that these are Microsoft’s plans proper now. Plans may change, however for now, there will probably be no extra Halo Wars 2 updates and no Halo Wars 3.
“We did use the phrase ‘at present’ as a result of it is the truth–as of at this time, there isn’t any plan for the event group to re-engage with Halo Wars 2 and we aren’t engaged on a brand new recreation within the sequence at the moment,” Junyszek stated. “However, we’re particularly by no means going to say by no means as a result of, nicely, who is aware of what the longer term might carry. We all know continuously ready and questioning is equal components irritating and exhausting, so we hope this readability helps alleviate a few of that and we wish to set clear expectations that there isn’t any work taking place on Halo Wars.”
Junyszek stated Microsoft is backing away from Halo Wars 2 attributable to time and assets. As an alternative of latest content material or a sequel for Halo Wars 2, the group at 343 Industries is supporting Halo: The Master Chief Collection, whereas nearly all of the group is targeted on ending Halo Infinite after which engaged on its post-launch content material.
“The 343 Publishing group has no scarcity of concepts and inspiration to pursue for MCC and loads of ongoing work to help the Halo franchise. In the meantime, nearly all of the studio is extremely centered working in the direction of Halo Infinite’s launch (and you might have additionally heard, ‘launch is just the start’),” Junyszek stated. “Given the broader affect initiatives the studio is already dedicated to, we sadly cannot dedicate the time and a focus we’d have to ship further updates and content material for the Halo Wars franchise.”
Junyszek wrapped up his be aware by saying Halo Wars 2 holds a particular place within the group’s coronary heart and the studio feels grateful for the help of followers through the years.
“Thanks once more to everybody within the Halo Wars group in your help and we sit up for going through The Banished collectively once more this Fall in Halo Infinite,” he stated.
Halo Wars 2 was developed by Complete Struggle studio Artistic Meeting, and it launched in 2017 for PC and Xbox One behind good evaluations.