It cannot be denied that the cloud of doubt and uncertainty has been over Halo Infinite after its delay was announced prior to its supposed launch, and the arrival of Xbox Series X | S, without a new date to be confirmed. In addition to this, various changes in the development team, most recently the departure of Chris Lee, director of the game, have led to the idea that the project is a disaster. However, it must be taken into account that Halo is a very important IP for Xbox and Microsoft will hardly drop it, hence there is also information that can give fans hope.
As part of the departure of Chris Lee from the Halo Infinite project, a creative who leaves 343i but not Microsoft, various speculations were formed from what was, or is, one of the flagship titles of the new generation of Xbox, some of them catastrophic enough to think the game is headed for disaster. Despite this, the renowned Microsoft Insider, Klobrille, noted in a response to a Twitter post that Halo Infinite is close to being completed. Specifically, the Insider mentioned that the overall content for the entire game is almost ready and 343i will be dedicated to technical aspects soon. He also mentioned that the long-awaited title will arrive next year:
On the other hand, the same Klobrille pointed out in another publication that the arrival of Joseph Staten, an old acquaintance of Halo, was not to return to work with the game from scratch but to support its most important creative stage and specify its launch, which suggests that there are no radical changes around what we have seen about this title.