2017 Xbox One Lineup Will Have No New 'Halo' Game, Says Console Dev Head; Halo Games For Younger Audience Hinted

By Mia P. , Updated Jan 24, 2017 05:42 PM EST

"Halo" is not going to be part of the lineup of Microsoft for the 2017 titles. However, the company confirms that the roster will bring new experiences with different IP.

The Next Game In "Halo" Series Will Not Be Released In 2017

While "Halo" is expected to be shown in Microsoft's E3 2017 presentation, reports indicate that the next title in the series is unlikely releasing this year. In fact, Xbox head Phil Spencer confirmed this via Twitter, revealing that 2017 will be different for the company, given that there will be no "Halo" in the lineup.

Rumors also claim that some Xbox users are expecting for a likely announcement of "Halo 6," including some gameplay and a 2017 release date. Although this may seem unlikely, Spencer is hopeful that 2017 will be a fun year for the Xbox fans, given the other games that they could look forward to this year.

"Halo Wars 2," meantime, is expected to come to Xbox One in February, which is believed to have a strong following despite not being a traditional "Halo" title. The game is also reported to tie into "Halo 6" in some aspect, Gamerant reported.

Game Developer Teases A Likely "Halo" Games For Younger Audience

"Halo" games for younger audience has been the subject of discussion following a "Halo Mega Blocks" game leak. Now, reports indicate that "Halo" developer 343 industries teases about a "Halo" game that is likely to happen in the future.

In fact, a footage of the "Halo" Mega Bloks game that reportedly leaked last weekend was followed by a confirmation from 343 head Bonnie Ross, revealing that a project was already in development for Xbox 360 for the past few years. Ross further teased that the game studio will continue to explore the new "Halo" games, according to GameSpot.

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