Bungie are no longer behind the Halo

Corporate VP and COO of the Interactive Entertainment Division at Microsoft, Dennis Durkin extolled the virtues of the 343 team that are taking on the series saying: "I feel great about the future of Halo.

They've got great experience in working on the new 10-year anniversary title for Combat Evolved and then building out Waypoint.

Microsoft’s Dennis Durkin has said that although Bungie are no longer behind the Halo franchise, plenty of people working at 343 Industries have had experience working on previous installments and so the game is in safe hands.

“There is a huge, rabid Halo fan base out there that’s really excited to consume more great Halo experiences.