Halo Infinite beta: List of known bugs and launch issues

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The Halo Infinite technical preview is beginning, with many of the players who registered for testing access trialing a new gameplay build ahead of Halo Infinite’s launch. As this is a technical test, we’re tracking known problems players encounter. 343 Industries has also helped in this endeavor, giving a pre-launch list of issues and bugs players might run into in their time with these pre-release builds of the game.

If you run into any problems while playing, be sure to submit a support ticket directly to 343 Industries, as feedback is necessary for this to be one of the best Xbox games available.

What are the top bugs and issues in Halo Infinite multiplayer beta?

Given the pre-launch nature of these technical previews, it’s fair to expect a wide range of problems that need to be resolved across the list of maps and modes in the Halo Infinite multiplayer beta. Some of the more annoying problems include assorted crashes, as well as an issue where players will be timed out of a match and kicked to the main menu.

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343 Industries has explicitly stated that the reason these “flights” are referred to as a technical preview is that they are meant to stress all the different systems in the game. More specifically, 343 Industries is seeking to understand where server strain is the worse, what bugs need to be prioritized for fixing above others and so on. The goal is that by discovering and hammering these issues right now, they won’t be in the full game.

If you haven’t been selected yet, don’t despair, as there will be many tests and there are plenty of weapons in Halo Infinite to test out, so keep an eye on your email inbox.

AMD Graphics Drivers

Summary If you are playing on a PC and using AMD hardware, your graphics driver needs to be updated to version 21.6.1 or later. Otherwise, you may run into serious performance and stability problems.

Timing out of matchmaking

Summary Players might try to join a session, time out, and get kicked to the main menu.

Various crashes

Summary 343 Industries is currently investigating a few reasons why the game crashes, which the technical preview is meant to test.

Stutter and de-sync

Summary Occasionally, players may run into stuttering or warping across the map before they re-sync with the servers correctly.

Missing player scores

Summary Player scores sometimes don’t appear at the end of the match, or the post-game carnage report won’t load properly.

Spawn problems

Summary Players may start a match and have low audio, or with an invisible gun.

Melee hit detection

Summary Players might sometimes hit an opponent with a melee attack and the attack fails to register properly.

Main menu lag

Summary From time to time, the main menu may take longer than expected to load different sections like Challenges, Customization, or Commerce.

Work in progress

The current Halo Infinite beta dates and times see testing run for four days from July 29 through August 1. Halo Infinite is currently slated to launch in holiday 2021 and will be available on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming, and PC.

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Halo Infinite is the biggest Xbox game of the year by far, and based on what we saw at E3 2021, it looks like it’s going to be fantastic.

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