A Halo Infinite nameplate color palette released to celebrate Juneteenth – a federal holiday in the U.S. commemorating the emancipation of slaves – was named Bonobo, a species of great ape.
Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries has changed an offensive cosmetic name released as part of a Juneteenth event, and apologized to fans for what it called a “hurtful” mistake.
“We were made aware of a palette option for our Juneteenth emblem that contained a term that was offensive and hurtful.
“The palette was incorrectly named and we immediately renamed it via an update.”
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