Halo developer 343 Industries has confirmed that they won’t be showing off a sequel to 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
343 community manager Brian Jarrard revealed the news in a reddit post, saying that while the studio will have something to show fans at E3, it won’t be Halo 6.
“I’ll slip into my Dreamcrusher persona for a minute in the name of realistic expectations: We’ve said this already but we’ll have a little something at E3 but it’s not related to the next major entry in the franchise,” Jarrard said.
So far, all we really know about Halo 6 is that it’s been in development for about a year and that 343 is aiming to address major criticisms that were thrown at Halo 5, most notably the game’s lack of split-screen multiplayer. Franchise director Frank O’Connor also confirmed recently that the game will focus on Master Chief, rather than other playable characters.
As for what 343 has to show off at E3 in Halo 6’s place, we’d wager that it’s Halo 3: Anniversary, a game we previously predicted would be announced for release later this year.