343industries have just announced that they will be postponing the release of Halo: Spartan Strike until early 2015 due to the ongoing issues with Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Initially Earlier Halo: Spartan Strike, a touch-based top-down shooter for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Steam, was set for release on December the 12th, however 343i are prioritizing the matchmaking issues that 'TMCC' is still experiencing despite numerous patches.
"While weâ€™re excited about this all-new Halo experience, our commitment to resolving the current matchmaking issues in Halo: The Master Chief Collection remains the top priority. As a result, we have decided to move the release of Halo: Spartan Strike to early 2015.
We canâ€™t wait to show you more of Halo: Spartan Strike early next year." say 343i on the Halo community blog.
Needless to say this has angered a lot of Halo fans, and the recent announcement has been met with a lot of negative feedback, which I am sure 343 expected.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection was just one in a long list of games lately that has been broken on release and required numerous patches in a live environment to try to fix the issues. This seems to be a trend right now among developers and publishers to release broken or partially finished games to meet deadlines and fix them on the fly.
What do you think about Halo:Spartan Strike being postponed while 343 try to fix the issues that still plague TMCC ? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.