Releasing early to celebrate Xbox’s 20th anniversary, Halo Infinite’s multiplayer has been the talk of the internet town all week. It brings back the classic arena shooter action that Xbox fans have come to know and love, with a fresh set of weapons and maps to learn the ins and outs of. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of 20 Halo Infinite tips and tricks so you can conquer multiplayer and rack up those dubs.
Halo Infinite Multiplayer Tips & Tricks
- Use Ordnance regularly by pressing down on the d-pad. This will highlight nearby wall and power weapons, as well as enemy and vehicle locations.
- Always melee an enemy. If you’re behind them, it’s an insta-kill. In front of them, two hits will do the trick. It’s also handy for finishing off an enemy when you need to reload your weapon.
- Communicate in objective-based game modes. CTF, Stockpile and Total Control are far easier when you’re able to coordinate who’s attacking and defending control points and flags.
- Be mindful of your health — if you’re one-shot, try and take cover until your shields recharge.
- Power Weapons are key! Learn the maps and where the spawn points are. The likes of the Gravity Hammer, Energy Sword or Sniper are lethal and can turn the tide of battle very quickly.
- You can buy the Battle Pass for 1,000 Credits, which works out at about $10. This is done by pressing Y on the multiplayer screen, choosing the ‘Premium Battle Pass’ option and then purchasing the Credits from the side menu that appears. Check out our guide for a full breakdown here.
- Your Battle Pass only levels up by completing challenges. Your in-game performances don’t earn you XP to level up at the time of writing.
- In Big Team modes, always try and use vehicles. These help you cover more ground faster so you can get right back into the thick of the action. If they’ve got a weapon, they’re also incredibly handy for quickly mowing down enemy players.
- Keep an eye on your radar in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen. Enemies will show up as red dots, allowing you to spot them quickly before they hit you in the back.
- You can customize your Spartan’s look, Player Card, and Service Tag through the ‘Spartan ID’ option in the Customize tab.
- Tag enemies, weapons and other points of interest for your teammates by pressing up on the d-pad while looking at it.
- Press left on the d-pad to change between your different grenade types.
- Always look for wall guns. The BR is incredibly effective if you’re accurate with headshots and can often be found in wall boxes.
- Change your sensitivity and controller settings to suit your preferences. This is done by pressing Menu button, going into Settings, and navigating the ‘Controller’ section. You can even remap actions to different buttons entirely.
- Your pistol is far more effective than you think. Use it at longer range to pick off enemies easily.
- The Grapple Hook has a limited range. Make sure you’re familiar with how far this range is before using it during an intense skirmish.
- The Grapple Hook is also great paired with the Energy Sword. Use the Grapple to cut down the distance and lunge with the Energy Sword when in-range.
- Learn the timing of grenades — they’ll only start their detonation countdown from when they hit the ground.
- Plasma Coils are those crates with a light blue orb inside them. You can pick these up and throw them at enemies for a one-hit kill. Use them!
- Is an enemy annoying you in a vehicle? Get up close and then press and hold X to hijack the vehicle, kicking them out and giving you control for an easy kill.
There you have a bunch of Halo Infinite tips and tricks to help you conquer the multiplayer battlefields. For more handy guides, be sure to check out our wiki, or see more of our coverage on the game below.
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