Check out the expanding list of battlegrounds in Halo Infinite.
Developer 343 Industries’ Halo Infinite is promising to provide an epic multiplayer suite, with new and returning gameplay modes and maps for players to explore. As such, we’re tracking all the maps we know about right now. Here’s the complete list of maps in Halo Infinite, as announced and in the game so far.
List of maps in Halo Infinite
So far, there are 12 maps in Halo Infinite, two of which were added post-launch in Halo Infinite Season 2. Halo Infinite’s multiplayer suite is divided across 4v4 Arena and 12v12 Big Team Battle, as well as the 12-player Last Spartan Standing mode.
By reviewing the list of currently available maps, players can be sure about where they’ll be spending time online in what could be one of the best Xbox games available
Aquarius is one of the launch maps for Halo Infinite and is an Arena map. It’s a very “classic Halo” map, with symmetrical spawns and side passages, making any team pushes very easy to repel if they aren’t coordinated carefully.
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One of the three maps included in the first technical preview, Bazaar is set in the same spot as a portion of the Halo 2 campaign. In our experience, the market square makes for a contested, chaotic brawling arena, with a SPNKr Rocket Launcher available for dealing out serious damage. Threat Sensors also shine here, with a dense network of rooms flanking either side of the market, making it crucial to understand the location of foes.
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Behemoth is a larger map, suited for massive engagements despite being an Arena map. Numerous vehicles like the Ghost, Warthog, and new Wasp aircraft are all present, making for a deadly sandbox when combined with dangerous weapons like the one-hit kill, Warthog-flipping Skewer.
A truly massive Big Team Battle map introduced with Season 2, Lone Wolves. Breaker is a desert-themed map, where Banished are cutting apart old UNSC ships for raw materials. In addition to some man cannons that can provide a tactical edge, the map features a large hazard in the form of a moving cutting laser, which can destroy vehicles and players who pass through it.
The second of two maps included in Season 2, Catalyst is an Arena map. It’s Forerunner-themed, with light bridges connecting narrow passages, while an Energy Sword spawn can allow for map control if used appropriately.
Deadlock is a Big Team Battle match included at the launch of Halo Infinite. The map is somewhat asymmetrical, leading to vicious matches of Capture the Flag. The downed Pelican sees some of the fiercest fighting, while the Banished Anti-Air cannon in the middle of the map provides cover.
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Fragmentation is another larger map. The architecture, terrain, and overall basic layout appear to make it something of a spiritual successor to Valhalla from Halo 3. The Warthog, Banshee, and Wasp have all been spotted here in pre-release trailers, alongside a new Brute weapon called the Stalker.
Another map included at the launch of Halo Infinite, Highpower is a Big Team Battle map.
Launch Site is an Arena map that debuted at the launch of Halo Infinite. It’s a large map considering it’s used for rounds of Arena, with players encouraged to use more long-range weapons and study corners very carefully … or just risk using the man cannon to directly reach the enemy spawn.
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As the first map available to players in testing, Live Fire features numerous smaller pathways and multiple Drop Shield equipment spawns, allowing chokepoints to develop across the map. A Sniper Rifle and Skewer alternate spawning in the middle, close to an elevated vantage point with high visibility. That visibility goes both ways though. Knowing the weapon spawn locations is key to controlling this map, as is constant movement, given various tight paths and open spaces.
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The second map tested by players selected for the first technical preview, Recharge is all about verticality. This map was practically made to show off the Grappleshot, with plentiful ledges for players to grab onto and use in flanking opponents. There’s also an alternating Gravity Hammer and Energy Sword spawn depending on the map variant. Using the physics of the game, clever players can actually bring this weapon over to them from its plinth with a well-placed Plasma Grenade throw or Grappleshot.
Another Arena map that made it in at the launch of Halo Infinite. Tight streets make for fierce fighting, making this a great map for King of the Hill or Slayer.
Halo Infinite will continue to grow over time, with more maps added post-launch in further seasons. There’ll also be a variety of weapons, vehicles, and a host of equipment from which to choose, which may also change as some are introduced to the sandbox in the seasons ahead. 343 Industries has noted that the team doesn’t want to do straight-up remakes of maps, instead preferring to have “spiritual successors.”
Progression is garnered through the different Battle Passes across different seasons, but there’s no fear of missing out to be found. 343 Industries confirms that every Halo Infinite Battle Pass will always be available in the game, and players who take a break can choose what to put their experience towards first, so you’re not missing a ton of cool cosmetics.
Halo Infinite is currently available for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and PC. The multiplayer portion of the game is completely free to play on all platforms and supports 120 FPS on Xbox Series X.
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