Another key developer has left Halo creator 343 Industries.
The multiplayer creative director for Halo Infinite , Tom French, made the announcement that they were leaving 343i last night, adding that they “couldn’t be more proud of my time there” and that it had been a “huge honour to have been part of a game [they] loved so much.”
French tweeted yesterday night, “After almost 11 and a half years on Halo, I step out of my Spartan gear for the last time today to travel off to new experiences.”
It has been a huge honor to work on a game that I liked as a player and held in high regard as a creator.
I couldn’t be happier with my experience at 343.”
The resignation comes just after 343 Industries lost both its founder Bonnie Ross, who departed the firm after 15 years to attend to a “family medical problem.” David Berger, the lead designer of Halo Infinite’s Slipspace Engine.
Since then, Ross’s position has been divided into three responsibilities: Pierre Hinteze, who leads production, now serves as studio head; Bryan Koski, who leads marketing, now serves as general manager of the Halo franchise; and Elizabeth Van Wyck, who leads business, operations, and community engagement.