PSA: You would possibly wish to keep away from the gobs of Halo Infinite spoilers Microsoft simply leaked

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If you happen to’re invested within the story of Grasp Chief, Cortana, and the destiny of the Halo universe, you would possibly wish to maintain your head down and begin muting some key phrases on social media till Halo Infinite arrives later this yr — as a result of huge spoilers for the sport’s whole story are actually floating round on the web.

Word: we’ll be preserving this publish spoiler-free, although.

Halo Infinite artistic director Joseph Staten confirmed on Twitter that Microsoft unintentionally leaked “a small variety of Halo Infinite marketing campaign recordsdata” when it launched the sport’s first multiplayer beta yesterday on July twenty ninth, saying they “can smash the marketing campaign expertise for everybody.”

Leaks like this are painful for the dev crew and may smash the marketing campaign expertise for everybody. So please, maintain you eyes peeled for spoilers and do not unfold them in the event you see them.❤️ 2/2

— Joseph Staten (@joestaten) July 30, 2021

So far as we are able to inform, that’s no exaggeration — we discovered a plaintext dump on the net with over 800 strings of textual content that seem like from Halo Infinite’s marketing campaign. They appear to explain each your in-game goals, and primary descriptions of the plot, all over the tip of the story. (At the least certainly one of them actually describes a plot twist.)

We’re not linking to the strings, although they’re not terribly arduous to seek out in the event you actually wish to spoil the marketing campaign. But when, as an alternative, you’re attempting to maintain spoilers away, would possibly we advise our information on mute phrases on Twitter?

In lighter Halo Infinite information, developer 343 Industries just lately revealed you’ll lastly have a “drop weapon” button, hopefully resulting in fewer randos teamkilling you simply to say your sniper rifle.