shoot first, get asked questions later
Upcoming sci-fi shooter from developer 343 Industries hello infinity Will host two back-to-back Test Weekends to allow their evolving multiplayer matches to proceed at their own pace.
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As announced in a blog post hello waypoint, the first test in the game will run from 23-26 September, and the second will run from 30 September-October 3. While previous testing pitted players against bots, 343 says that the upcoming season will see the studio “taking things up a notch and testing full-blown multiplayer”, and that it was “our primary for these two tech previews”. The goal will be to test our online services more extensively than ever before”.
Stress tests will include the return of a social area and a bot area, with objectives to complete, as well as training modes, weapon drills and customization options to get players up to speed on the game’s arsenal. 343 also promises new content for the Helo Waypoint app during the event.
However, the trials will not be completely free for everyone for the entirety of each weekend. Instead, there will be fixed windows each day when matchmaking will be available. Sessions will run from 10am to 2pm (6pm to 10pm in the UK) and from 5pm to 9pm PT each day (the next from 1am to 5pm, UK time), allowing There will be some potentially very late night sessions.
The first weekend will only offer four versus four “Arena” matches, while the second will host a 12-vs-12 “Big Team Battle” shoot-out, which will see the introduction of vehicles. hello infinites Multiplayer. unlike the previous aura However, powerful vehicles like the Scorpion Tank will no longer be available from the start of the match, but will appear later – a change that could massively affect the strategy teams working in each match.
Test weekend will be open to anyone who registers by 13 September. After the events, 343 industries will survey a section of the players on their experiences in the game. More details about the upcoming tests will be disclosed in an official twitch stream Planned for tomorrow September 22nd.
hello infinity The Xbox Series is set to launch on December 8 for X|S and Xbox One.
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