With a new Halo comes refreshed Halo Esports events, and Halo Infinite is new different. The Halo Championship Series (HCS) and its Kickoff Major tournament run December 17-19, 2021 with a starting prize pool of $250,000 and a familiar figure showing interest in taking part.
After announcing his retirement in competitive Call Of Duty a few weeks ago, FormaL once again highlighted his desire to play in this event and possible shift into the Halo Esports scene.
On the latest episode of The Optic Podcast, FormaL talked about the anticipation Halo Infinite's multiplayer was building. In doing so, he called out Halo's pro players asking for a seat at the table:
Let me know, Halo pros. For real, though, I might play that s**t. It’s on my birthday too.
FormaL Voices Interest In Halo Infinite Tournament With $250K Prize
Winning $250,000 would be a pretty great way to celebrate your birthday. FormaL's full response can be viewed below at 23:21.
The podcast also discussed Halo Infinite's free-to-play approach and why the game's multiplayer is a welcome return for the franchise.
Other streamers have been impressed by Infinite so far, including TimTheTatman, who discussed the game's "perfect framework" for a battle royale mode. Even Ninja hinted at a return to the series as a pro player.