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Halo Infinite Free-to-Play Multiplayer is Available Now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC

Halo Infinite Free-to-Play Multiplayer is Available Now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 November 2021 / 2,060 Views

Microsoft and 343 Industries during its Xbox 20th Anniversary Celebration broadcast announced the free-to-play Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta and Season 1 are available now for all players on the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and  PC. It will also be available for Xbox Cloud Gaming later today. 

All of the maps, core modes, Academy features, and Battle Pass are available and progress carries over when Halo Infinite officially launches on December 8. 

Halo Infinite Free-to-Play Multiplayer is Available Now

"As a thank you to the Xbox community for 20 years of support, 343 Industries launched the free-to-play Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta and Season 1 three weeks early, available starting now for all players on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Windows PC," reads the announcement post.

"It will also be available via Xbox Cloud Gaming starting later today. Players can enjoy the Season 1 content including all maps, core modes, Academy features, and Battle Pass, and all of their progress carries over into the full Halo Infinite launch on December 8. For complete details on the Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta, head over to Halo Waypoint."

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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thevideogameninja (on 15 November 2021)

now THIS... This is how you do a pre-launch!!!


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VAMatt thevideogameninja (on 15 November 2021)

343 does it like nobody does.

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Manlytears (on 15 November 2021)

Correct me if wrong, but you can play this for free. I mean not even Live gold required, like "true 100% free", is this right?

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Dulfite Manlytears (on 15 November 2021)

Certainly on PC. Not sure about consoles.

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gtotheunit91 Manlytears (on 15 November 2021)

Correct! Don’t need anything other than a way to load up the game.

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Manlytears gtotheunit91 (on 15 November 2021)


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Kakadu18 (on 15 November 2021)

Impressive, really impressive.

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gtotheunit91 (on 15 November 2021)

Let’s fuggin go!!!!!

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scrapking gtotheunit91 (on 15 November 2021)

Servers must have been hit hard after the announcement, I haven't even been able to load the game yet. I'm instead trying out some of the newly added back-compat titles, and will try again later! :)

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Kakadu18 scrapking (on 15 November 2021)

I bet like 20mil people tried to play the game at the same time.

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Dulfite (on 15 November 2021)


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Imaginedvl (on 15 November 2021)

I mean... Everybody is pushing releases to next years etc :) And we have this available almost a month before! Way to go 343! :)

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Zippy6 Imaginedvl (on 15 November 2021)

After being delayed for a year... xD

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Imaginedvl Zippy6 (on 15 November 2021)

True :) But I was still not expecting to play it before end of month ;-) Does not matter at this point!

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gtotheunit91 Zippy6 (on 15 November 2021)

At least 343 decided to delay it instead of pulling yet another Cyberpunk 2077 lol

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