The next cooperative mode for halo-infinite will not include online matchmaking. Players assumed this feature would be absent due to co-op being in beta, but it turns out online matchmaking won’t be available when the mode launches in full later this year.
This news comes by way of an Xbox representative, who told GamesRadar that you will have to team up with friends to play to Halo Infinite cooperatively.
“Online matchmaking will not be available with final co-op,” the rep said. “We encourage you to continue using Halo LFG and the new Discord voice call feature on Xbox to find players to have fun with while you continue playing the beta.”
While the Halo LFG is certainly active, having to search for other players through a third-party website is a barrier that could prevent users from experiencing the game cooperatively.
Those who are part of halo infinite program Xbox Insider have access to a beta version of the co-op campaign, allowing them to check it out before its final release to the general public.
halo-infinite it was released for Xbox in December 2021, but did not include a co-op campaign. Developer 343 has been working on co-op while also supporting the free online competitive part of the game. The co-op mode was originally supposed to release in early 2022, but was pushed back, with 343 now expecting it to be finished in August 2022.
Additionally, the beloved Forge mode, which allows players to create their own maps, was also absent when it launched. halo-infinite. Forge mode will supposedly launch later in 2022.