With how popular the various battle royale games like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds are right now, it’s no wonder that some players would be looking to their console creators for some sort of exclusive battle royale game. One Twitter user directed a question at Spencer, the head of Xbox, to ask if the battle royale genre is a subject that’s being discussed internally at Microsoft, specifically by any of the company’s first-party developers. Spencer responded and gave the genre the credit it’s earned while adding that he’d rather support the third-party developers that are already working on the games unless Microsoft’s teams can come up with something truly different.
Millions are playing BR games right now. I don't want to just build one because others have built them. FNBR is massive, PUBG is huge, new BR variants being built by some very quality devs, I'd rather support unless we find something special in 1P that's a different take.— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) April 29, 2018
Exclusives have been
I imagine BR in Halo.
- No spartans but ODST (Orbital Drop Shock Troopers)
- Players could be all dropped in map by odst's capsules
- UNSC weapons and vehicules
- Beautiful Artistic Direction of Halo Universe
- The zone may could be "the flood" march
What do you think ? :)— Cyril Bigas (@cyrilbigas) April 30, 2018
However, there is one series that was suggested as a possible Microsoft candidate for a battle royale twist. One Twitter user pitched the idea of a Halo Battle Royale title, and it’s not the first time that it’s been mentioned. 343 Industries teased a game of the same name this year for April Fool’s, but even though many recognized it as a joke, even