Final Halo 4 Limited Edition Content and Packaging


First announced back in May, the $100 Halo 4 Limited Edition will contain loads of bonus digital content and a splendid UNSC box that’ll look real nice on the shelf with the rest of your Halo collection. Here’s an itemized breakdown of what’s inside:

– War Games Map Packs: The Limited Edition includes access to nine maps—three future competitive multiplayer map packs, each including three locations, available for download post-launch on Xbox LIVE.

– UNSC Infinity Briefing Packet: Includes a Spartan armor customization schematic, an introduction to the massive ship UNSC Infinity, and insight into what it means to be one of humanity’s finest warriors: The Spartan-IVs.

– Specializations: Receive early access to six Specializations, available at launch on Xbox LIVE, and use them, one at a time, to achieve higher ranks in your Spartan career. In addition to gaining access to new ranks, Specializations unlock new customization options. New details about Specializations can be found here.

– The Special Edition of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn: A 90-minute extended version of the live-action digital series which will take fans back to the terrifying beginning of the Human/Covenant war, when the Master Chief inspired a young cadet who would eventually become a leader aboard the UNSC’s greatest vessel ever: the UNSC Infinity.

Digital content also included:

– Bonus in-fiction bonus content expanding the characters and stories of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
– Special Featurette: Bringing Gaming into Reality
– Making of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

Bonus digital content through Xbox LIVE:

– Spartan-IV Recruit In-Game Armour
– Spartan-IV Prime In-Game Armour Skin
– Assault Rifle Prime In-Game Weapon Skin
– Prime In-Game Emblem
– Xbox Live Avatar “Recruit” Armour
– Cryo-Tube Xbox Live Avatar Prop

Now flip through the gallery for more pretty packaging pictures!

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