Halo Infinite lead story designer Aaron Linde has confirmed his departure from 343 Industries for a new opportunity in 2022.
Halo Infinite is one of the biggest new games of 2021 and has received widespread acclaim among gamers for both its free-to-play multiplayer mode as well as its engaging single-player story campaign mode. Much praise has been given to Halo Infinite’s storyline with many gamers enjoying the long-awaited return of Master Chief. Halo’s gripping storyline is clearly far from over, but it looks like future stories will have to be directed by another major story designer.
Halo Infinite lead story designer Aaron Linde has confirmed that he will be leaving 343 Industries. Linde confirmed the news on social media and said that he will be leaving the company to “pursue a new opportunity in 2022”, though the specifics of what exactly the opportunity he is talking about are unclear. has not yet been revealed at this time. Linde spoke highly of his time at 343 Industries and described Halo Infinite as the best game he’s ever worked on.
Linde’s career began in 2008 when he began working as a community manager for Gears of War before working on story content for Gears of War 3 as a game producer. Linde eventually went to Monolith Productions, where he worked on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and also spent a few years at Gearbox Software working on Battleborn. Linde then went on to work on popular games like Guild Wars 2 and Destiny 2 before finally moving to 343 Industries in August 2019 to work on the Halo Infinite storyline.
Part of Linde’s work on Halo Infinite includes creating over 15,000 lines of dialogue for enemies and characters. In particular, this aspect of Halo Infinite’s storyline has received a lot of praise from gamers, with many commenting that the dialogues of the game’s characters all help make Zeta Halo’s open world become more interesting. much more alive. Linde also helped design Halo Infinite’s Propaganda Towers as his lead story designer, and they’ve clearly had a huge influence on the game’s overall plot.
So far, Linde has had an impressive career in the gaming industry and it will be interesting to see what next content he brings to gamers. Meanwhile Halo’s storyline will continue with a new story extension that could be released by Xbox in the near future, but will likely be molded by someone else. Also, since Halo Infinite is an online game, it has led to a lot of speculation that new campaign plot contents are in development, although it is unclear when or if they will be released. .
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