has lost its second Project Director in under 15 months, as
Chris Lee has left the project. They say he remains a
Microsoft employee, but he has "stepped back," as both Lee and Microsoft put it,
from the shooter sequel that's in the works at Microsoft-owned 343 Industries.
His predecessor in the position Tim Longo left 343
in August 2019
. "I have
stepped back from Infinite and I am looking at future opportunities," Lee tells
Bloomberg. "I believe in the team and am confident they will deliver a great
game and now is a good time for me to step away." They have the following brief
statement on the news from Microsoft:
Chris Lee remains a Microsoft
employee and while he has stepped back from Halo: Infinite right now, we
appreciate all he has done for the project to date.