Developer Halo Infinite 343 industries has denied the claimsaccording to which the Halo television series would have played a role in the delay of the next game. In a statement made to IGN , a door- word of 343 Industries refuted a claim made in a recent report published on Thurrott who alleged that the Halo television series for ShowTime has been a major distraction for 343 management ”. 343 Industries has a dedicated transmedia team that works with Showtime on the creation and production ofHalo TV Show, 343 Industries release begins. This group is separate from the Halo Infinite development team. After specifying that Halo Infinite and the Halo TV series are two completely independent projects, the spokesperson concluded, stating that the game and the TV series have separate, dedicated teams and leaders who have no impact. another . Originally slated to release Holiday 2020 as Xbox Series X launch title, 343 Industries released a statement revealing the delay of Halo Infinite 's delay on social media last week. Studio director Chris Lee wrote that the version change is the result of several of the factors that have contributed to development challenges, including the impact of COVID-19, and added that it is not sustainable for the well-being of our team or the overall success of the game to ship it this holiday . Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, recently appeared on Gary Whitta 's Animal Talking show, where Spencer revealed that other avenues had been discussed, such as the game ' s release in sections before deciding on the deadline. The Halo TV series, which was set up by Showtime in 2018 , experienced its own production delays when director Rupert Wyatt removed from the project . He was replaced by director Otto Bathurst and the the show has now been fully aired . Take a look at the next-gen console with our tour of Upcoming Xbox Series X games . Get the best Xbox Series X deals first! When the Xbox X Series pre-orders officially launch,we will email you with all the best packages and prices. The initial stock can sell out quickly, so you won't want to miss it! Submit tell me details of other relevant products from Gamesradar and other Future brands. Send me details of other relevant products from third parties. No spam, I promise. You can unsubscribe at any time and we will never share your information without your permission.