Pro Halo Infinite players will have the freedom to compete using different peripherals and hardware in official online tournaments - a very rare sight in esports.
The critically and commercially successful Halo franchise is steeped in historical esports supremacy.
The upcoming Halo game will be an esport in and of itself, with many hoping that it will be a return to form for the series.
Having cross-play and cross-input in competitive play is controversial because it essentially puts players on an uneven playing ground.
Lowering these barriers to entry is consistent with Xbox's mandate of supporting an open ecosystem for their games, stressing that Xbox fans can play their games on a levy of different devices.
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