Hints of Certain Affinity’s Halo Infinite battle royale ‘Tatanka’ and new Xbox title ‘Suerte’ appear in a new interview

What do you need to know?

  • Certain Affinity is an industry-leading video game support studio based in the US and Canada.
  • Contributing to dozens of titles including DOOM, Call of Duty, and Halo, Certain Affinity is rumored to be working on a battle royale-like mode for Halo Infinite, alongside a new title codenamed Suerte.
  • In a new interview with VentureBeat, they may have offered some hints as to both project’s existences.

Founded by ex-Bungie veteran Max Hoberman, Certain Affinity has been working on Halo since Halo 2, providing support on the campaign and the multiplayer alongside Bungie and now 343 Industries. Certain Affinity built the (underrated) arena death match gameplay for DOOM 2016, while providing support on Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered, as well as helping fix up Halo. Master Chief Collection while supporting Halo Infinite.

Earlier in the year, we revealed that Certain Affinity is working with Microsoft in a big way across the Xbox portfolio. We discovered that Certain Affinity is working on a brand-new original game, codenamed Project Suerte, which reports suggest could be in the vein of games like Monster Hunter — although hard details remain murky. But for Halo fans, we discovered that the team is leading development on a brand-new multiplayer mode, currently codenamed Tatanka.