Halo Infinite June 14 Update Patch Notes: Ranked Arena Changes, Vehicle Buffs & More

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A new Halo Infinite patch was released on June 14, with changes and updates to the game’s multiplayer and campaign to improve and balance certain games while also fixing some bugs and performance issues – here are the notes of the patch.

Despite a rocky launch, players dove into Halo Infinite’s campaign and multiplayer with a renewed love and appreciation for the franchise, a sentiment that has truly been lost in recent years.

However, 343’s failure to expand on multiplayer modes and customization options has caused the initial excitement fans had to fade.

With Season 2: Lone Wolves finally released last month after significant delays, added content and interest returned to the game. The release of Season 2 brought with it the first major update to the game’s content since launch, something that was much needed to reinvigorate players.

Halo Infinite’s June 14 patch builds on this with changes to the campaign and improvements to multiplayer. Here are the full patch notes.

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Halo Infinite’s June 14 update rebalances vehicles and adds some campaign and multiplayer improvements.

What changes in the Halo Infinite June 14 update?

Vehicle buffs to increase durability amplify combat.

While this new update does make some minor changes to the campaign, the main thing to look out for is the multiplayer improvements. Improved vehicle strength and durability for medium and light vehicles. This includes the likes of Mongoose, Banshee, Warthog, Chopper, and Ghost.

This, in turn, means that vehicular combat and gameplay will be much more accessible and encouraged, something that has always been a staple of the Halo franchise.

Halo Infinite Red Ghost Vehicle
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The June 14 patch has made Halo Infinite’s smallest vehicle more durable.

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Ranked Arena Changes

343 Industries is also changing the qualification process for Ranked Arena. Previously, players had to play 10 games within the Ranked Arena playlist before being pushed onto the leaderboards.

Players now don’t need to touch the Ranked Arena playlist first – they can unlock the rank by completing 25 matches in separate unranked playlists.

For those playing on an older version of Halo Infinite, this may result in an “Unknown Error” message when searching for matches in Ranked Arena. Just download the new patch and this problem should go away.

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Now you can start playing Halo Ranked without having to touch the Ranked Arena playlist.

The patch should also improve stability for Xbox One users, with instances of crashes and issues entering matchmaking games less likely as a result of the update.

You can find Full Halo Infinite June 14 patch notes below, courtesy of 343 Industries. The update is already active.

Halo Infinite June 14 Patch Notes

Global

  • Artwork from Season 2 has been added to loading screens throughout the game.
  • All target framerate changes in the Settings tab are now reflected in-game for Xbox Series X and Series S users.
  • Improved loading times for the Battle Pass, Challenges, Customize, and Buy menus.
  • The volume of the Disruptor super combo has been reduced when listening from a distance.
  • When Battle Pass and Event rewards are unlocked in the same match, all unlocked rewards will now appear in the same post-match notification menu. Additionally, these menus will now constantly display all unlocked items.
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Campaign

  • Weapon racks and ammo boxes in the Warship Gbraakon mission are now consistently available.
  • Music now plays constantly in the mission conservatory and on the main menu.

multiplayer

  • Ranked Arena matchmaking playlist is now unlocked by completing 25 matches in other non-ranked playlists. This change will not apply to players who have already completed 25 unranked matches prior to this update.
    • Due to this change, some players on older versions of Halo Infinite will receive an “Unknown Error” when searching the Ranked Arena playlist. Download this Drop Pod update to keep playing Ranked Arena in matchmaking.
  • A new Fireteam Competitive Skill Rating (CSR) cap has been implemented for ranked matchmaking.
  • Improved Xbox One stability to reduce instances of players not entering matchmaking sessions normally.
  • Modifications have been made to increase the durability of light (Wasp, Banshee, Mongoose) and medium (Warthog, Chopper, Ghost, Shade) vehicles.
  • Unique icons have been added to the Custom Game menu to represent Land Grab and Last Spartan Standing modes.
  • Grenades exploding, respawning, and other effects will no longer occur repeatedly during gameplay.
  • Enemies can no longer be pinged when blocked by a wall or other obstacle. Direct line of sight is now required to ping an enemy’s location.

Accessibility

  • Resolved various issues related to the User Interface (UI) Narration option in the Accessibility tab of the Settings menu. For example:
    • All messages sent in the chat window will now be read aloud as the user scrolls up or down through the chat history.
    • Players will now be informed when the chat window has been opened and closed.
    • Narration now indicates where to invite players in the social menu.
    • Instances of blank messages when text-to-speech is enabled have been resolved.
  • The text chat window will now constantly display the latest messages received.
    • This issue can still occur if Speech-to-Text is enabled in the Accessibility tab of the Settings menu.
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