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Halo Infinite Multiplayer is F2P And Will Support 120 FPS on Series X
Posted: Posted August 1st by Vandy
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https://twitter.com/Halo/status/1289298976550731776


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I might get this for PC. It's just unfortunate Marin O'Donnell isn't doing the score.

Posted August 1st by mariomguy
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A surprise to be sure, but a welcome one.

mariomguy said:
I might get this for PC. It's just unfortunate Marin O'Donnell isn't doing the score.


Yea. I've recently been playing Halo 1 Anniversary on PC with a friend and the music is noticable different. Whoever does it at 343 is definitely talented and has put out some tracks in the post-bungie games that I really like, but it's noticably not the same as the Bungie era soundtrack and it's a shame because the soundtrack is as much a part of the atmosphere of the game as the environments.

Edited August 1st by Moonray
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Agreed. The soundtracks to Halo 1-3 were magical.

There have been solid tracks from 4 and 5, but they do lack the spark that was present in Odonnell's pieces.

Here are some of my favorites from 4 and 5 though, because I don't think they get enough credit:













Posted August 2nd by Vandy
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Sounds great... in theory. But I'm worried this will just mean they're doubling down on the "requisition" system from 4 and 5, which really fucking sucked.

Posted August 2nd by Count Dooku
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Martin Hollis said he despises the fact that game music is looped. It means that a lot of people depend on atmospheric tracks or annoying loops, or silence. He wanted the music to have a real melody and progression.

The names they have attached to Halo Infinite aren't bad - Gareth Coker, composer of Ori and the Blind Forest, and Curtis Schweitzer, composer of MANY sci-fi games and projects. Let's hope they can pull through.

Posted August 3rd by mariomguy
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Just make sure you guys get 4k TVs that support 120 FPS, if you want to take advantage of that framerate.
https://www.techradar.com/news/tcls-next-6-series-tvs-can-handle-4k120fps-gameplay-from-xbox-series-x-and-ps5

Posted August 4th by ShadowFox08
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I just bought a Hisense HG8 4KTV after my old LG 1080p TV died.

I didn't worry much about 120 FPS or hdmi 2.1 because I was reading that not many games would support it. Then I hear that the game I will probably play the most of will be 120 FPS. I wonder if I should return this TV? Honestly I don't know how much of a difference it would make. But I do know that 60 FPS is very noticeable when compared to 30 FPS.

Posted Thursday by Vandy
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There is definitely a benefit to higher framerates beyond 60f, especially for fast-paced games without motion blur, but you do get diminishing returns.

But lower latency is more important than framerates beyond 60f.

Posted Thursday by mariomguy
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ODST had the best music....ok well I don’t know if it did. I just really liked that game.

Posted Thursday by S.O.H.
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