In a virtual acceptance speech for Edge's Interactive Innovation award at the Edinburgh Festival last night, Bungie dropped a couple of hints as to its next project, saying, "Even though in Halo 3 you finished the fight, it doesn't necessarily mean the ride's over."
There's apparent confirmation there that the company's new Halo game isn't specifically Halo 4.
"Halo 4? Guys, Microsoft owns the IP now. Take it up with them. Have your people call their people," said a spokesman.
Watch it. You may as well.