Equipment is going to suck. Clamber/Sprint/Grapple are going to hinder good map design. Being F2P is going to usher in a whole group of people that will probably keep the game successful from a casual standpoint, but I do not think it will be successful as a competitive game. At least not for long.
Let's say the Halo Infinite currency ends up being called "req points"
Would you like to wager 343 req points that a flight is not announced this week? That could buy you like three armor coatings my dude.