Of course, because Halo Infinite’s multiplayer is a free-to-play game, there will always be cosmetic things behind a barrier. While many Halo fans expected this, it still doesn’t take away the pain of “$1,035.”
A new Reddit thread has gone to the bother of revealing how much money Halo Infinite users on Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and PC will need to spend on cosmetic items that can’t be obtained through natural development. And, based on the findings, you’ll have to fork down a staggering $1,035.
“It’s bad enough that a lot of stuff like having Carters or Emiles shoulder armor as a standalone item or classic reach helmets like Gungnir or CQC are only unlockable for money,” reads the Reddit post with over 26,000 votes up and a bajillion Reddit awards. “Remember that cool-looking Yoroi armor in the trailer they told us would be free? No, we just get the base armor for free with very few items and coatings in the event pass. Even Red and Blue colors for Yoroi are only available through the shop…. This is as greedy as an in-game store could get. Even for a free-to-play this is way above any Halo fan should accept.”
The Reddit post goes on to note that items are too expensive across the board and claims the whole monetization of the game betrays what 343 Industries had promised in the past. Whether this is completely true or not, is up for debate, but many fans seem to agree with the sentiment.