Players of “Halo 5: Guardians” will be seeing another update for the game.
IGN reports that the upcoming update, called “Infinity’s Armory”, is packed with a lot of stuff and special features. An interesting addition to this update, as per the website, is the inclusion of two new battlegrounds. One of these battlegrounds is a new Warzone Assault map called Urban while the other is an Area Map called Riptide.
Aside from battlegrounds, an iconic weapon is also included in the update. The weapon is none other than the Halo 2 Battle Rifle. In terms of how it can be used in “Halo 5 Guardians”, IGN can be quoted as follows:
” […] the classic Halo 2 Battle Rifle will be appearing in Guardians as a Mythic loadout weapon REQ that players can use in Warzone. The iconic firearm will also be available to those in Forge.”
In addition, IGN also mentions that rare variants of the Carbine and the Achilles armor set will be included in the update.
GameSpot delves more specifically on the Carbine variants and details that they include “Blood of Suban” and “Rain of Oblivion”. The website also lists that the “Infinity’s Armor” update will feature new assassinations called “Wind Up” and “Stop Stabbing Yourself”.
The website shows the two assassinations in GIF form, both of which are pretty cool to look at. Head on to GameSpot here to view the assassinations in GIF.
Halo Waypoint discusses in detail the features that await players when they get access to “Infinity’s Armory”.
It provides detailed descriptions of each feature such as explaining the new battlegrounds, the New Carbine Reqs, and what comprises the Achilles armor set. The website discusses that the armor set comprises of two parts; namely the armor and the helmet. It is detailed that to earn the armor, one’s Spartan Company must earn Level 3 in all Kill Commendations while access to the helmet can be achieved by earning Level 5 in Kill Commendations.
Check out this Halo Waypoint page to read more.
The “Halo 5 Infinity’s Armory” is scheduled to arrive next week.