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Halo Infinite Multiplayer Creative Director Tom French Leaves 343 Industries

Halo Infinite Multiplayer Creative Director Tom French Leaves 343 Industries - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 December 2022 / 996 Views

Halo Infinite multiplayer creative director Tom French announced via Twitter he is leaving the studio after working on Halo for 11 and a half years.

"After over 11 1/2 years on Halo, I step out of my Spartan armor for the last time today to head off to new adventures," said French. "It's been a massive honor to have been part of a game I loved so much as a player and admired so much as a developer. I couldn't be more proud of my time at 343."

French left the developer a few weeks after the release of the Winter Update for Halo Infinite that added campaign co-op, Mission Replay, Forge beta, and more. It also make improvements to the multiplayer progression system with the addition of Match XP beta.

His departure from the studio follows 343 Industries founder and studio head Bonnie Ross leaving the company in September, as well as others leaving the company.

Halo Infinite is available for the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, and Xbox Game Pass.


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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
gtotheunit91 (on 03 December 2022)

This one hurts…..dude was awesome and great at his job! Halo 5’s Forge was amazing and Infinite’s multiplayer design, equipment, and mechanics are insanely fun and addicting. Unfortunately, it takes more than a single developer to get content out lol.

Wish him the best! Hopefully he’s able to find a more stable studio to work for than 343 lol

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DonFerrari (on 06 December 2022)

People leaves companies, nothing to see here.

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