Halo 4 Limited Edition announced, SA pricing revealed
Microsoft unveil some perks the Chief himself would be proud of.
The Halo 4 Limited Edition will be available on 6 November, the official worldwide launch for the game, although you can already pre-order the game today.
You may be wondering what virtual bells and whistles you get with the Limited version; well for one thing, you get a serious head-start in the online arena.
The Limited Edition (which will set local gamers back R899.00) includes:
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 armour 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:
- Unique in-game Spartan-IV armor skin;
- Unique in-game weapon skin for the Assault Rifle;
- An exclusive in-game emblem;
- Xbox LIVE Avatar prop; and
- 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 back-story leading up to the events of Halo 4.
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; and
- Making of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.