If you want to know where you place in the competitive hierarchy, you need to understand the Halo Infinite Ranked Tiers available. As with previous Halo games (and similar to other competitive shooters), Halo Infinite’s Ranked Arena includes several classily named levels to denote players of differing skill levels. Working your way through them can be a tough but rewarding experience, so to help you plot your path we’ve laid out all the Halo Infinite Ranked Tiers below.
Halo Infinite Ranked Tiers list
Halo Infinite includes 31 Ranks split into six tiers. Excluding the top tier, each named level includes six Ranks. The final tier stands apart as an exclusive level for the best of the best in Halo Infinite. Bronze is the lowest tier, while Onyx is the highest.Here’s how it breaks down:
- Bronze I-VI: Ranks 1-6
- Silver I-VI: Ranks 7-12
- Gold I-VI: Ranks 13-18
- Platinum I-VI: Ranks 19-24
- Diamond I-VI: Ranks 25-30
- Onyx: Rank 31
In case any of the above is unclear, Bronze I is the lowest Rank within the Bronze tier, while Broze VI is the highest. Gold 1 is an entire tier above Silver 1. Each tier follows the same structure except Onyx, which stands alone at the top of the group. Most rank distributions follow a bell curve, with the bulk of players sitting in the middle tier. In this case, that would be Gold.
Unless you’re just starting out in Ranked Arena, you should be matched against players which share your Halo Infinite Ranked Tier. If you are just beginning, you’ll need to complete 10 placement matches before the game will be able to assess your skill level. The Ranked Arena playlist only supports four-on-four matches in the Slayer, Oddball, Capture the Flag, and Stronghold game modes.
How to increase your Rank
Once you have earned a Rank in Halo Infinite, the only way to adjust it from there is to play more matches. Winning games will help you increase it, while losing them will decrease it. In addition, points you earn towards a given game’s objective will contribute to your Rank, even if you lose the game. That means successfully capturing or defending the flag in CTF or holding the ball in Oddball will benefit your Rank, even if your team loses the game. Developer 343 Industries hasn't detailed the exact workings of the ranking system, but your Rank should improve if you "perform better than expected" during a match. Personal performance, not just wins and losses, count towards your placement.
Unfortunately there’s no quick and easy path to increase your Rank in Halo Infinite. If you want to rise through the tiers, you’re going to need to put in the practice and improve at the game. The best advice we can give is to secure some permanent partners to play with. An organized team will fare far better than four strangers who can’t be relied upon to communicate.
Now that you about the Halo Infinite Ranked Tiers, where do you sit among them? Get your Spartan squad together consistently and you might just be able rise up the Ranks and secure a place in Diamond tier or above.