Through an update in the official blog of the Saga, 343 Industries has announced that Halo: Reach, Halo 4, Halo 3, Halo 3: Odst, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Spartan Assault Halo Wars will lose their functionalities online definitely as of January 13, 2022. According to the company, the significant decline in the number of users and the effort that means these online services produce an imbalance between work and benefit to The community that is not sustainable over time. Here at 343 Industries, our teams are totally concentrated in the future of Halo, read in the text.
«On January 13, 2022 online services for Halo Titles in Xbox 360 will be interrupted. The owners of these titles will be able to continue playing indefinitely, however, certain functionalities and experiences, especially related to Matchmaking, will be interrupted or will be limited. The closing of these services will affect all players, including those who enjoy the titles making use of retraction in other consoles. However, the version of the titles within the Chief Collection Master will continue to function with all normality, since these online services have been modernized. To explain how different versions of 360, 343 Industries have been affected, 343 Industries has published a detailed infographic that you can see about these lines.
In addition to Halo: The Master Chief Collection, in the future of the Saga mentioned by the study is the imminent infinite halo. Precisely yesterday, 343 Industries showed a new video focused on the campaign of the next franchise title; A new look at the Halo Infinite campaign, which presents players the real freedom Spartard in the biggest, more open and full of adventure experience so far».