A representative from Microsoft spoke to IGN about the Senior Art Director of Halo, Kenneth Scott, who has negotiated with 343 Industries to step down from his current duties. The representative from Microsoft commented on this move, stating “In order to be with his family, Kenneth Scott and 343 Industries have agreed to transition his current role.”
Regarding the replacement for Kenneth Scott, the representative stated that “We’re thrilled to announce that Kenneth’s long-time colleague and collaborator, Nicolas “Sparth” Bouvier will step into the position of Art Director. Kenneth will continue to work with 343 Industries remotely and partner with Nicolas in a newly created role as a Visual Design Consultant. We can’t wait to share more details regarding the future of ‘Halo’ very soon.”
A new Halo game is set to be released for Xbox One sometime in 2014.