Posted on August 17, 2012 AT 09:29am
It seems like every game that is released now has a DLC pass and Halo 4 is not immune. Starting November 6th, players will be able to purchase a DLC Pass called the “War Games Map Pass” for all future add-on content for 2000 Microsoft points. Microsoft has promised that would mean a 15% savings if you waited and bought the DLC individually as it was released. Saving money is always a good thing but I know it hurts to pay in advance for DLC right after you dropped the cash on the game itself. To sweeten the deal, if purchasers of the DLC pass will also get three bonus in-game items; the Strider helmets, the Falcon in-game emblem, and the Spartan Scanner-IV.
Microsoft also revealed the contents of the Limited Edition Halo 4 package. Start digging the sofa for change because you are going to want this one. It includes:
- “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” Special Edition – An extended 90-minute version of the live-action digital series that will bring the “Halo” universe to life as you’ve never seen it, providing an enthralling backstory leading up to the events of “Halo 4.” It also includes the following bonus videos: Bonus in-fiction content expanding the characters and stories of “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn”, Special Featurette : Bringing Gaming into Reality, and Making of “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
- War Games Map Pack Access – The Limited Edition includes access to nine maps – three future competitive multiplayer map packs, each including three locations, otherwise available for download post-launch on Xbox LIVE.
- Specialisations – Receive early access to six Specialisations, to achieve higher ranks in your Spartan career
- UNSC Infinity Briefing Packet – Includes an armour customisation schematic, a blueprint of the massive ship itself, and insight into what it means to be one of humanity’s finest warriors: the Spartan-IVs.
- *NEW* Exclusive digital content through Xbox LIVE: Spartan-IV “Recruit” In-Game Armor, Spartan-IV “Prime” In-Game Armor Skin, Assault Rifle “Prime” In-Game Weapon Skin, “Prime” In-Game Emblem, Xbox LIVE Avatar “Recruit” Armor, and Cryo-Tube Xbox LIVE Avatar Prop
The Halo 4 Limited Edition is priced at $99.99 and some retailers are offering extra content for pre-orders.
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