343 Industries has launched a brand new Halo Infinite hotfix, aiming to sort out Fast Resume points reported by Xbox Collection X/S gamers.
Final week noticed 343 Industries warning towards utilizing the Xbox Collection X/S Fast Resume function throughout Halo Infinite’s marketing campaign after gamers started reporting that earned cosmetics had been failing to indicate up in multiplayer inventories – a difficulty the developer defined was attributable to Fast Resume failing to get periods again on-line.
On the time, Halo group director Brian Jarrard advised gamers, “I like to recommend not persevering with a Fast Resume session and ensuring you are on-line earlier than venturing into Zeta Halo”, including that “the group is conscious [of the issue] and we are going to ultimately have a retroactive repair (you’ll get the cosmetics you’ve got earned).”
5 days on, 343 has launched its first replace aiming to sort out the issue. In line with the patch notes accompanying the developer’s fifteenth December hotfix, gamers can anticipate to see “enhancements to on-line service connections after re-entering Halo Infinite utilizing Fast Resume on Xbox Collection X/S consoles”. Because of this, gamers ought to see “faster and extra steady reconnections to our companies”.
The hotfix additionally addresses the associated problem stopping cosmetics from displaying up in multiplayer inventories, with 343 saying these ought to now unlock “constantly”. Moreover, earned customisations ought to now be retroactively unlocked for gamers that did not obtain them beforehand. Equally, gamers can anticipate improved reliability for the unlocking of Xbox achievements, and any lacking achievements ought to now unlock after putting in the replace and persevering with the marketing campaign.
Regardless of these early hiccups, Eurogamer’s Wesley Yin-Poole reckoned Halo Infinite’s marketing campaign was properly price testing in his evaluation, awarding it a Really helpful badge and calling it a “largely profitable leaping off level for Halo’s daring new future.”