It’s been a while since Halo Infinite’s large team-based multiplayer mode worked as expected: large matchmaking parties were hard to get into the game, and when players did, they were often disconnected. A patch for the issue went live today with “minor tweaks to the service to improve matchmaking in group battles,” but unfortunately, those tweaks were a bit too small.
“Well, damn… today’s BTB patch doesn’t seem like what we expected,” tweeted Brian Jarrard, community director at 343 Industries. “There are some small improvements, but the overall match problem remains. Thanks to the folks who have been working hard, we’re sorry this isn’t quite the job done. Work continues.”
Well, damn… today’s BTB patch doesn’t seem to be what we expected. There are some small improvements, but the overall matching problem remains. Thanks to the people who have been working hard, we’re sorry this didn’t quite get the job done. Work continues. https://t.co/lKiFibBDtTJanuary 19, 2022
Many players on Twitter are confirming that the fix failed, Reddit– In fact, some people have reported new issues after installing the hotfix, including random delays and inability to connect to game servers.
There’s no indication of when the new, hopefully more effective update will roll out, but it sounds like it could take a while. One Follower Suggests 343 Stop Big Team Fighting Challenges Until Problem Solved, Jarrard tweet, “Given the issue now appears to be longer than expected, this is also being investigated. Stay tuned.”
I have contacted 343 Industries for more information and will update if I hear back.