If you head to the Xbox Games Store right now, you’ll notice Halo Infinite’s campaign list is on the rise. Something you could easily miss is that it’s priced at £54.99, almost 25% cheaper than PlayStation’s first-party games, which are priced at £70 for consoles. new generation.
It’s not just Halo Infinite, as Eurogamer noted, the recently launched Forza Horizon 5 also has a similar price, suggesting Microsoft’s games will be cheaper overall than Sony’s. Both giants generally price games at a similar level, so it’s surprising to see Xbox offer a lower price, despite the fact that both of these games are also available on Game Pass.
Around this time last year, Jim Ryan came out and justified the £70 price of PS5 games. “If you measure the hours of entertainment provided by a video game, such as Demon’s Souls, versus any other form of entertainment, I think that’s a very simple comparison to make,” he said in a statement. interview.
Whether it’s a pricing strategy to cut back on PlayStation exclusives or Microsoft priced with none of that in mind, the fact that two of its flagship games cost almost 25% less than those of its competitor will surely be a matter of debate. among console fans.
Unfortunately, it looks like Forge’s co-op campaign and features won’t launch until 2022. The goal is to ship Forge with Season 3,” Chief Creative Officer Joseph Staten said. “Yes, we’re extending the season 1. So our focus remains what I said before, which is to deliver the co-op campaign with season 2 and Forge with season 3.
But is Halo Infinite’s campaign worth the price? Here’s what we thought in our preview: “After spending years doubting that Halo Infinite would measure up, the campaign so far is an ambitious reboot of everything that makes this series so special. Master Chief and Cortana have always been at the heart of Halo, and by focusing on that and the free-form experimentation of Combat Evolved, 343 Industries is finally onto a winner.”
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A skin that changes with each kill is cool, but not worth much.
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