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LoganH1219

It’s so obvious they planned for 3 month seasons and this stuff was planned for Easter/spring. I wish this game just launched better :(


mountainbrute

even the christmas content that we never got for some reason, IIRC there was a santa hat and antlers :(


Raccoon-7

I remember seeing in the leaked stuff a snowman helment.


Confidence_For_You

I’m actually very happy to leave that one forever.


FKDotFitzgerald

Like we probably aren’t getting it in the shop come like December 13th


Helixien

dont worry, they will probably use it this year...


Sensitive_Mousse_445

That snowman would haunt me


Raccoon-7

Yeah, me too. They probably saw the shitstorm coming from a mile away.


laevisomnus

interesting to note is that all of them were actually removed between season 1 and 2, unlike stuff like the yoroi energy sword so they might be actually coming back.


crisperstorm

There's literally like 10 or more different pride flag emblems we didn't get this month even like armor sure I can see it being held off but like they couldn't drop a bunch of pngs?


TMDan92

All the pink pastel coatings for the new core make sense when you factor in there having been potential Easter events I guess.


SB_90s

Makes it more annoying that they planned all this damn cheesy pointless content out a full year (including Halloween stuff for almost a year after launch), and yet they didn't get ANYTHING else core to Halo ready at launch or bug-free. Even netcode is botched. That should be the most infuriating takeaway from this - as if it wasn't already obvious, 343 prioritised monetisation above everything else, and little to no attention was given to any other content for the game.


crisperstorm

We didn't get a ton of the Reach content yet and 343 refuses to touch Gen2 but glad they put so much effort into the non-canon cosmetics Non-canon cosmetics at least feels like it was meant for the casual audience they seemingly intended for but just didn't attract by focusing on Ranked first and ignoring the fun modes casuals would come for like Infection and Grifball


Toplaners

? How did they focus on ranked first? By releasing one ranked playlist and then never touching it again? Casual players are so out of touch. You've had like 10 new social playlists, while ranked players have had zero new playlists.


Either-Web-8045

Was it the Doge that gave you that impression?


Houdini_Beagle

Well it works for Pride now.


ih8HaloSubreddit

I feel like we are at the point where we can’t just say Halo Infinite had a bad launch. We are this far out and have almost nothing that 343i has promised. Halo Infinite is a full on failure


IcePackPeep

The ODST chest piece is interesting, all the others are gonna be a pass for me though


Kim-Jong-Juul

Weird it's not for the Mark VII given that Firefall helmet or whatever it's called


Kilmonjaro

If they ever stick to their word then eventually we’ll be able to wear the firefall helmet with the other core.


Golden_Spartan

Firefall was originally a full bundle that they took apart for no reason


oGxSKiLZz117

Of course the one fucking chest piece I wanted for that core is a store item though lmao, was hoping itd be in an event/weekly. Oh well, guess i'll just have to hope the Reach chest works for cross core eventually, cause I aint buying shit in this game no matter how much I want it.


ArmstrongTREX

Scout/Colex helmet for me…


BUR6S

Once cross core comes the Rakshasa ODST chest will be super redundant though, right?


EternalAssasin

It’s different enough to make it a worthwhile addition IMO, like the Firefall and ODST helmets. It’s boxier, with a more rugged look than the Mark V[B] ODST chest.


MrrSpacMan

Consistently the biggest 'content update' this sub sees


SolarMoth

And yet people keep buying this crap and upvoting it.


MrrSpacMan

Reject quality Return to monke


NerrionEU

Unless Microsoft releases some official numbers I don't know if that many people are buying their half assed MTX anymore.


LogicalDepartment212

D-DOGE????


TheGelatoWarrior

*2nd slide Bunny Ears Aight Imma head out


Valtr117

those damn rabbit ears are not even subbtle like the cat ones


TMDan92

It kills me that we rocketed towards Fallout and Furries before we got decent canon core customisation. Hate it here. Just want her back. _sad pining noises_


OmeletteDuFromage95

I called it when they started it around Infinite's launch and MCC's "fractured" season. Give it a year and this game is gonna start looking alot more like Fortnite than Halo. I accept the downvotes but I'm not wrong.


Helixien

Agreed. There are so many cores they could have made sense lore wise and would have been cool, but no. Instead of that we get this. Bunny ears... wonderful. They could have done a season for every previous game too: Season 1: Reach (we got that, altho not fully), adding the reach core and reach styled stuff Season 2: Halo CE, adding the Mark IV core with 4 new maps, two classic CE remakes and two new but CE inspired ones. Adding Infection mode with flood styled infection models for players (like H4, but better) and with the classic shotgun. Season 3: Halo 2, adding Mark V core with 4 new maps, two classic H2 ones and two new inspired ones. Adding more new modes. Season 4: Halo 3, adding playable Elites and 4 maps again, 2/2 again and modes focused around playable elites. Season 5: Halo Wars inspired, this time expanding existing armour cores with new stuff and HW inspired maps, adding for the first time some HW vehicles like the grizzly. So on. I would even be okay with seasons being 6 months if they had enough content to keep going.


OmeletteDuFromage95

See now, that would make sense. Something related. Hell even unique and novel armors that are universe inspired. We got a ton back like with Reach. But now these random wonky ones are taking center stage. Don't get me wrong, some even look really damn cool and I love the look. But they're so out of place that seeing them just doesn't look like Halo.


Glass_Cup6948

I am going to be honest, we’re basically already too far in to have playable elites. Cross core would be invalid, the elites would need to be its separate thing. And 343 already went the ‘lore’ route with multiplayer, so yeah, I’d be fine without elites.


SaltyTrog

Got called out for similar in the past. The art style is changing so much in a goofy direction.


OmeletteDuFromage95

It has! The overall tone of the game has as well. Looking at the villains or even the recent S2 cutscene with the commander and the Banished AI. Everything so Saturday morning cartoonish. Colorful, flamboyant, lighthearted.


lalosfire

I think most people probably knew or accepted that it'd end up there eventually. But I'm sure it is a harder pill to swallow when items from previous games, that were already shown off, still aren't even in game yet.


GuiltyGlow

And it's all on their delusional notion that they will attract Fortnite type fans. They're actively making the game worse to appeal to a demographic that doesn't give a shit about Halo and won't be playing it, lol. It never ceases to amaze me how far they will go to continually alienate their audience to pander to an audience that doesn't play Halo.


OmeletteDuFromage95

Exactly. The core audience are the ones who will incessantly push, market, and advertise your game for you. They're the one's who are gonna spend the big bucks, make the cool videos for years to come (not just the week it's trending), and convince everyone else to buy. Alienate them and you're on your own.


SoSmartCs

Yeah, Fornite fans literally meme on Halo. I was playing with my niece last time she was over, and one of her friend's older brothers mentioned something about Halo, which got the rest of the party instantly singing the Bruno song from Encanto except they were going "We don't talk about Ha-lo-lo-lo". Sad but funny as hell.


Call_The_Banners

I'm in agreement with you. 90% of what I'm seeing is a big pass for me. I hate the coatings system, I don't like not being able to make my own emblem, and I'm not interested in paying for all of this stuff when the game doesn't even deliver the content it promised.


OmeletteDuFromage95

Yup. The coating system is trash especially with how limiting it is. Same with the lack of emblem customization. I've had the same one since Halo 2. This is the first time I can't continue my aesthetic.


One_too_many_faps

Those Skyrim armors in MCC were just the beginning


honestlyboxey

This might sound crazy, but I don't care if a Master Cheeks Halo TV armor core wearing neon bunny ears Fortnite dances on my body.... AS LONG AS I was playing a stable game, with genuine improvements to all of the things I care about (maps, playlists, weapons, campaign, whatever). The game "looking alot more like Fortnite" would mean that we'd be playing a top 5 game with consistent updates every 2 weeks. I'd trade for that in a heartbeat.


OmeletteDuFromage95

Yea but we're not getting either when we used to have both. I agree that making a stable game with regular content is important, number #1 priority at that, but the aesthetic of a game is important. You lose that you might as well take a leap closer towards being grouped with every other FPS clone on the market. I wouldn't want to play a game looking alot more like Fortnite. Why? Because I can just go play Fortnite then lol. I'm here for Halo, not Barbie Bunny Spartan tag.


CarefulElevator5681

100% this, this Fortnite crap is really turning me off infinite. They have a successful franchise, why copy another but do a worse job at it!?


OmeletteDuFromage95

They didn't learn from Battlefield who did almost the same thing. Sold out for what appeared to be the cash cow bandwagon and thought it would work. In turn it alienated the core fanbase which caused an outward ripple effect that decimated the game and probably the franchise now.


Memeedeity

I think there's room for both, we just don't have the latter yet which is the problem


TMDan92

The thing is we don’t have a lot of staples, nor stable netcode, so the paid for wacky shit just comes over as egregious.


Memeedeity

I'm a fan of the wacky shit tbh so I might be a bit biased. I do agree that we should've gotten a good library of regular halo stuff first though


vikingzx

Players: 343 made spartans look so unreal. Halo 5 sux! 343: Releases Infinite cat ears, bunny ears, and mohawks. Players: Now this is a real spartan!


Randomman96

Granted, the color scheme of the coating that those ears are on pretty much confirms it's intended to be an Easter event item, much like the coating we had for the Christmas event.


ATG3192

Fr. I could live with the cat ears cuz at least they looked like the artists were trying to keep them subtle and within the Halo art style. All I needed was something simple like "Extra powerful audio receptors to avoid being ambushed," or some shit like that for flavor text and i woulda been 100% happy. This, however, this is ridiculous.


ar243

It's a slippery slope


ThrowawayMePlsTy

They look like shit imma just say it


Memeedeity

I like 'em tbh lmao


sorryiamnotoriginal

At this point I am just glad they didn't add literal fortnite dances. If they do though I expect those to be in before assassinations because why not at this point.


w1ldf1r3dragon

The bar was low but they busted out the shovel.


the_ebb_and_flow_

lol this is a good one.


bird720

We need james Cameron right now


BrandonLindley

It'd be sick if there was actual progression tied to literally unlocking any of these items instead of paying for them or completing annoying challenges behind timegated events


Salacious_Crumb_87

That moon emblem is sweet but the rest are a bit meh 🫤


ConfidentInsecurity

The grunt in the crosshairs is cool


Aw_Jeez

The moon emblem caught my eye as well!


anincompoop25

Oh god


DetectiveAmes

I hated the idea of micro transactions when they were announced, but after seeing how some games have really interesting skins for 10,20, or 30 bucks, I was low key excited to see if they might have any interesting skins or armours to purchase in the future. Now we get cyber bunny ears and armour that makes you look like a potato man made out of iron. All these armours are so boring and mostly just generic space marine version 24961. Meanwhile, I can pay 30 bucks to have my guns transform into living aquariums on valorant.


Graymare722

Yes because paying $285 to fully upgrade the Eternal Dragon guns is not greedy. Just stop dude, Valorant is just as greedy.


DetectiveAmes

I’m only speaking about the quality of the micro transactions actually being good. I didn’t say the valorant guns were worth the price, just that they were more interesting to look at than anything infinite has released 🙄


Graymare722

Sure some stuff on Valorant looks good but nothing on there is $285 good. You can’t defend Riot for that crazy price.


ThrowawayMePlsTy

He isn't he's trying so hard to explain that. He's purely talking about quality.


Xandiummm

You absolutely can, because guess what? People buy it!!


Kara_Del_Rey

Yeah but that requires you playing Valorant, so thats a massive L already. Their monetization is worse at that, so 2 bad points in 1.


Kim-Jong-Juul

my wallet remains safe


Papa-Palps

Rabbit ears, jojo poses, and the doge charm, bruh


sDiBer

343: we understand that players do not want legacy armors from prior games to be locked behind the store Also 343: paywalls the LOCUS helmet Brilliant. Just brilliant.


lalosfire

Keep in mind that was said by Jerry Hook who is no longer there and on top of that they did the same with Halo 4/5 Scout already. I've had the suspicion he got overruled on some things which led to him leaving when he did.


Kilmonjaro

Halo 4 Locus was crazy to get, had to spoof my location to get it.


Haijakk

When 343 said that, I'm pretty sure they were referring to 1:1 recreations of old helmets. If you compare this Locus helmet to H4/H5 Locus, it is a bit different.


ExuberentWitness

That’s such bullshit, they change a few details to justify selling us stuff we used to get for free? Lmao


WizardlyWaves

This game is a fucking disaster


ih8HaloSubreddit

Bro how are people still playing this game


bird720

I love the actual gameplay but I do agree the MTX system and update schedule is terrible


ChosenLukowaty

can you post a different link or something it just takes me to a blank post


stegslr

Same for me. Edit: It's working now.


CobraSniper117

Take it back, I want the blank post BACK


NoCalHomeBoy

Wouldn't drop a fucking dime on any of this bullshit. 343 fucking sucks now! Money hungry asshats


arcticcamel

I’m not even disappointed anymore I’m so used to it


Machete521

I do like the rosie the riveter cortana ngl


V7I_TheSeventhSector

i believe that's the weapon as Cortana never has "clothes"


Mr_Sarcasum

Well technically she wears armor in Halo 5 and Halo Infinite, most likely to symbolize her militaristic mindset.


pdmaloney94

Can't wait to make a Jojo reference every time I win a match


Rodri117

I only care about the first one tbh


Trevor-On-Reddit

Lot of coatings…


Vuk30

Wow, more garbage for people to waste their money on. I want the game to fully die so maybe, just maybe 343 can be held accountable for this hot shitpile for a game.


SqueakerGamingHD

This poor poor franchise.


Apracadapra

Locus looks nice; can't say I care for the rest though.


snesdreams

I love that Weapon emblem! Also the shoulders on LOCUS look really cool, depending on the bundle price I might cop.


New-Pollution2005

I’m not a Rakshasa fan, but that set in the first image is pretty cool. It’s giving me LOCUS vibes.


PoetSII

That's because it is [LOCUS](https://i.imgur.com/pt1pHwr.jpg)


New-Pollution2005

Even better, lol.


glitch_into_insanity

Why does the locus helmet look like it’s wearing a mask lmfao.


CostanzaXI

Anyone else having issues with the images not loading?


IntroductionNew2369

I sure would love to be able to earn some of these armor sets through I know 343 is shocked just positively dumbfounded by the idea. . A PROGRESSION SYSTEM! OH THE HUMANITY OF IT ALL A ACTUAL SYSTEM THAT ISN'T PREDATORY AND FORCING FOMO DOWN YOUR THROAT THAT YOU CAN CONSISTENLY AND EASILY LEVEL UP BY PLAYING THE GAME OH BY THE PROPHETS ITS HORRIFYING. in all seriousness, if you wanna buy them go for it but it'd just be nice to be able to look at an armor and say "oh shit they reached THAT rank for that armor? respect dude"


mrbubbamac

Anyone have an alternate link? These aren't showing up for me.


dontknowwhatiwantdou

Same here. Opens in browser to a blank page.


CarefulElevator5681

That’s probably for the best


Seth-555

I don’t care about store items. I’m not spending any more money on this god damn game. I already bought the campaign, every cosmetic should be free or earned through gameplay.


Insantium1

I'm surprised you bought the game when it's on game pass. I paid for one month, 100% the campaign and probably won't touch it again unless a buddy wants to do co-op.


honestlyboxey

to be fair, Halo Infinite was the last game I'll ever pre-order... (Okay, it was only the second one I've EVER pre-ordered outside of a random FIFA game). I bought it in 2020 before F2P was announced........ I am still down bad.


BoyzIIWolves

> I bought it in 2020 before F2P was announced…….. I am still down bad. I’ve never seen a place that doesn’t let you cancel a pre-order to get your money back before a game’s release.


honestlyboxey

*I also thought I was gonna get $60 worth of Halo hahahahaha that’s on me


bearhound

Yikes. Pretty crazy not one thing looks good to me lol


odonovantimmy

JOJO POSE JOJO POSE


paul-the-pelican

First we had cat ear Spartans. Next we have bunny ear Spartans. Combat is evolving


Diffabuh

So… the grenade shoulder armour looks really stupid, right? It’s not just me?


Call_The_Banners

No, you're not alone. It looks stupid. It's a very dumb place to store explosives.


Clyde-MacTavish

(Second image: actual rabbit ears) What the fuck did 343i do.. they massacred my boy..


NerrionEU

They also missed Easter by a few months.


KingFlatus

How about they put some more maps in the game? What a concept.


Masterchiefyyy

But they need content to charge people for


J4ckC00p3r

As expected a lot of it looks like crap


MigCKROS

Rakshasa default armor coating but for vehicles, lmao.


PH0T0Nman

> ODST lone wolf piece … Somehow I feel like mixed cores is even further away than I thought.


Individual_Ticket926

Fuck this entire game, they can keep all their cosmetics. Infinite has made me dislike the franchise and anything 343i has to say. Im not sticking around for their drip feed, I actually hope MW2 (2022) puts infinite to shame, and it will.


lust-boy

who the fuck is in charge of the coatings why would i want my tank to have completely different coloured treads to the body its not cool or interesting it just looks stupid and lazy


SnooMemesjellies2302

swimsuit coating lmao


stanleythemanley44

Don’t buy this garbage for the love of god


FoilTarmogoyf

Why does the store matter if the game is still in a shabby state?


TheLifeOfBaedro

some people only care about dress up


Pyzaro

Halo is dead


Then-Cryptographer96

Some of this has Fortnite written all over it. Fortnite ruined gaming dude. Now every company caters games to these little 12 year old kids who wanna run around in dumb skins and have weird emotes. Ruined battlefield, CoD, killed titanfall, now halo. Not trending in the right direction…for me at least


NerrionEU

The thing is kids are not even playing Halo, so I don't understand what audience are they making this for.


Then-Cryptographer96

They are trying to attract the younger demographic so they are following suit with other big name games. It’s just sad. The gaming industry, or at least the AAA gaming industry is ruining franchises just to try and be like one another and it all started with Fortnite. It’s unfortunate. I really hope rockstar doesn’t go down this path with their GTA and Red Dead franchises. I’m running out of games to play. Anthem gave me hope then dashed it. Battlefield was a total flop, titanfall is dead for a stupid battle royale with all the same skin bullshit, halo is headed the same direction, I’m sure CoD isn’t too far behind


CrazyCorgis

It’s a shame I can only upvote this once.


IlRETALIATIONlI

Yikes


JamesMatee

Such uninspired crap. Lost hope for this game


Smegmarius_Bollok

Halo 3 never had a store.... miss those times


pizzaparadice

Halo 3 still doesn't have a store. You can still use it. Seriously though, your point is right. Halo infinite never should have implemented a store.


Smegmarius_Bollok

It is just sad how they took the fun and casual hanging out vibes away.


BoyzIIWolves

> Halo infinite never should have implemented a store. Are there any somewhat recent AAA multiplayer games that don’t have a store? Especially in the shooter genre?


pizzaparadice

Does it matter? Especially since none of the other Halos MCC had it.


BoyzIIWolves

> Does it matter? Why wouldn’t it? What makes Halo so special that it shouldn’t have a store like seemingly every other game in it’s class? And what makes you think Microsoft/343 would ever realistically be fine with leaving all that money on the table?


pizzaparadice

>Why wouldn’t it? What makes Halo so special that it shouldn’t have a store like seemingly every other game in it’s class? Not every game does first off. Also, that how Halo always has been. >And what makes you think Microsoft/343 would ever realistically be fine with leaving all that money on the table? Greedy yes, although if people just ignored the shop they would get no money. It's a stupid choice when they can get money other ways. Edit: Imagine replying twice and then blocking thinking your smart... That's stupid. @Martyr117 P.S. Nobody asked for it to be f2p


Halo_Conceptor

Who fucking cares about the store of a failed game?


alicedog457

The same 15 apologists haunting this sub.


Slanced

Who’s buying this crap


DaangerousDan

Mk. VII has the most boring shoulders lol they’re all the same


Biggu5Dicku5

I can't tell if this is real or fake... :(


ArmandoGalvez

FINALLY THE COLORS THAT I WANT... is only for the ugly fractures cores


spadaro34

Nothing really excites me in this


dontknowwhatiwantdou

Why would I want my calves and shins to be severely inflamed? 343 please explain this nonsense. I want swole calves if you’re gonna give people with chronic arthritis representation.


Captain-matt

Bnuuy


Typical_Basket709

I'm fairly certain that the pose at pic #4 is referencing a Halo 3 screenshot of Master Chief that the community made famous back then. Not sure if it was a "Bungie Favorites" highlight as well.


StealthySteve

Yeah I'll concede, Halo's dead lol


assbagle29

IS THAT A FUCKING DOGE CHARM?!


CruffTheMagicDragon

This game has jumped the shark (Not that it hadn't already)


bross9008

I like how 343 said they wouldn’t add silly shit like Fortnite style dances and here we are with bunny ears and cat ears…. I think I’d prefer the cheesy dances to be honest


SilentReavus

I actually like the desert stuff for the vehicles. Was hoping for more like this instead of rainbows and fuck knows what. Shame it's in the store. It better be a real good price.


greggogrande

If they sunk half as much time and money into the game itself as they did into shitty microtransaction cosmetics Infinite could’ve been something great by now. Keep this shit out of MCC, for God’s sake.


ExuberentWitness

No CQB, no Mark V lol


Brewboo

All hot garbage.


drabiter

The doge charm gives financial-trauma


PM_ME_THA_WHOLE_TIDI

This game will be a garish mess in 1 years time.


legendarysuperasian

nothing other than the kukri took more than an hour to make. guaranteed


Tom_Neverwinter

The quality just isn't there and this is the wrong season...


xMcSwaggx

People still play this game? 😐


Dooberts10

STOP GIVING THEM YOUR MONEY FOR THIS CRAP


rip_the_loot_cave

Imagine if 343 put their effort into developing content that people actually want instead of just being a sales team running a cosmetic shop lmao


GuynYourWindow

The fuckn jojo pose dude LETS GOO


Aylameow7

IS THAT A FUCKING JOJO REFERENCE


ShadowCat117

Stance is called "Ghostly pride" definitely a reference


FyreNano

Remember when Halo mp looked like Halo mp? Those were the days


multihawk

Those tan vehicle coatings actually look clean...but it would never be something I'd pay for lol


DINGVS_KHAN

I'd have sprung for them if I didn't already have Splinter Desert.


The_P0tion

The bar was low But then they went lower than the bar. So we underground now


Invested_Glory

Neat. Too bad I don’t have the need to spend money on the game aside from the BP. But they do look good.


MallBlartsPaulCop

Artistic integrity in multiplayer games is dead


OlympiaImperial

I said it before and I'll say it again. Halo has been fortnite-ified


TTV_Piikadude

What have you done to my Halo, 343? I'd gladly shut my mouth if you were rehashing Halo 5 store items that could be unlocked in gameplay or outright just buy it, but this store bought paywall bullshit? What has this game become? You're more focused on you store than releasing Forge, Co-op, and Zombies. I won't be supporting this anymore. Good luck with your game.


EpicOverlord85

I genuinely hate what they’ve done to the Halo aesthetic Again


TMDan92

My Spartan’s in Johnson can you PLEASE stop with the random asymmetrical coatings.


neonsaber

*releasing Easter MTX months after Easter* Hahaha what the fuck is going on over there?


Splatacular

not work


ASValourous

What even is this game anymore??


Player_924

Spoiler warning? Really? Whos day is getting ruined by the surprise of new shop items


Haijakk

Soon, we will be able to wear Cat Ears and Bunny Ears at the same time. We live in the best timeline.


WhiteLama

Glad I stopped playing Infinite, I could barely handle all the effects already in the game but (and ugly cores) and now they’re adding bunny ears and flowers? Fuck that. The game is barely working, focus on getting it working and then maybe add the damn flowers.


Achillliad

It’s all so mid lol


the_silent-108

Thx for the hopium


HotMachine9

How much would all that cost then? 100 dollars maybe more?


Dzejkob098

Where Red vs Blue


MrQ_P

Christ almighty... Of course armor and knife are store only, of course...


which835

Wow halo infinite really gone fornite mode


staszg117

Who's even buying these?


Intelligent_Soup_197

Can these fools stop painting the undersuit or at least give us and option to choose the color we want