Limited editions have been quite the rage in this generation of gaming. Looking to not stray away from that trend, Microsoft has announced that Halo 4 will be receiving a limited edition.
The limited edition is available for pre-order today, and will cost you $99.99. There’s quite a bit of bonus content packed into the limited edition ranging from nine DLC maps to a live-action film.
We’ve listed everything below from the press release sent from Microsoft about the Halo 4 Limited Edition.
War Games Map Pack Access – 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.
(A detailed release schedule for the map packs will be announced at a later time)
Specializations – Receive early access to six Specializations, available at launch on Xbox LIVE, to achieve higher ranks in your Spartan career. In addition to gaining access to new ranks, Specializations unlock new customization options. Purchasers of the “Halo 4” Limited Edition will get access on launch day, while others will have to wait as Specializations are released over time.
The Limited Edition also contains the UNSC Infinity Briefing Packet, which includes an armor customization 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.
Bonus digital content through Xbox LIVE:
o Unique in-game Spartan-IV armor skin
o Unique in-game weapon skin for the Assault Rifle
o An exclusive in-game emblem
o Xbox LIVE Avatar prop
o Xbox LIVE Avatar Spartan-IV armor set
“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, and provide an enthralling backstory leading up to the events of “Halo 4.”
o “Halo 4” Limited Edition also includes the following exclusive videos:
- Bonus in-fiction 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”
There’s a ton of content packed into the Halo 4 Limited Edition, but does it warrant a purchase from you? If you’re excited about Halo 4, be sure to get your pre-order in today to ensure you receive a copy! Be sure to let us know what you think by leaving us a comment below, or discuss Halo 4 in our forums.