Huge news to report as Josh Holmes, Creative Director of Halo 4 and Studio Head of Halo 5: Guardians, has announced he is leaving 343 Industries after spending seven years with the company.
343 Industries Founder Bonnie Ross released the following statement on Halo Waypoint..
“Josh has been an instrumental leader for the Halo franchise, helping to build 343 Industries, and delivering multiple AAA games, as well as the ground-breaking sustain efforts for Halo 5: Guardians. After seven years of service to 343 Industries and the Halo universe, Josh Holmes will be leaving to work on his dream to develop independent games. I wanted to thank him for everything he has done for us and the Halo franchise, and I wish him the best of luck on his next adventure.”
Holmes has mentioned he will be working on Indie Games, but it’s unknown if he will be joining a studio or if he will be creating his own.