Halo Infinite’s multiplayer beta already has an issue with cheaters
Infinite haloThe multiplayer beta of is a smash hit: a slew of PC and console gamers have jumped into the shooter since its surprise launch last week and 343 Industries’ latest title is already a hit … even before its official launch on December 8. .
However, popularity comes with its own problems. In addition to the wealth of players who have fun with the game in a pleasant and respectful manner, there are some who are a little more… unsportsmanlike.
Thanks to cross-platform play, console and PC gamers are starting to see the spread of players clearly using cheats to progress through multiplayer. One of these incidents, below, was detected by a Twitter user DougisRaw and clearly shows an opposing player stalking him through walls and locating his character through cover.
So I tried my 10 placements on M + K for Halo ….. pic.twitter.com/yV3hIqNBZh
– Doug (@DougisRaw) 22 November 2021
Another user, ZlepOfficial, was able to time a player who had a goal of questionable accuracy, could turn around and follow players with inhuman reaction times, and apparently break through walls on occasion. Check out the images below.
Bumped into my first Halo cheat today, asked him if he was cheating, he said he had a LOL controller mod. @Halo @HaloSupport @HCS @HaloInfiniteUS @SplitINTEL #Cheater #halocheater #HaloInfinitymultiplayer #HaloInfiniteMP pic.twitter.com/4wxARhoEB8
– Z💤 (@ZlepOfficial) November 17, 2021
Another Reddit user also posted pictures of what looks like someone using an aimbot.
At least we know that anti-cheat, in one form or another, is coming soon. 343 Industries has already commented on the problem and noted “when you make a competitive game and it’s on PC, you need anti-cheat”. Hopefully this is factored into the game for its official launch on December 8th. If you want to have your best shot against these Chancers, maybe you should read our 11 Tips and Tricks to Improve Yourself on the Halo Infinite page and see what you can do to improve your chances of winning.
Aside from the cheat issues, multiplayer has so far been well received by the gaming community as a whole. If you were more interested in looking at what the upcoming campaign has to offer, you can read what our own Alex Donaldson had to say about it at the link.
If video is more your style, here’s 25 minutes of Halo Infinite campaign gameplay that you can experience instead.