Halo 4 War Games Map Pass details

Microsoft and 343 Industries has announced details of the Halo 4 map packs as well as the War Games Map Pass which offers a 15 per cent discount over buying the maps individually. The War Games Map Pass will cost 2000 MSP and will offer the three maps and helmets (‘Scanner’ and ‘Strider’) that feature new geometry, and an exclusive in-game emblem (‘Falcon’).

Crimson Map Pack (December release)

o   Maps: Harvest, Shatter, Wreckage

o   Description: Venture into the large, vehicle focused human environs of Harvest, explore a human foray on an alien moon in Shatter, and witness the chaos of a clash of civilizations in Wreckage, with its blend of claustrophobic spaces and dangerous exposures.


Majestic Map Pack (February release)

o   Maps: Landfall, Monolith, Skyline

o   Description: Landfall’s emphasis is on infantry battles against a glittering ocean on a distant world, while Monolith exposes you to the naked vacuum of space – and the firepower of opposing teams, and Skyline’s distinctly industrial feel provides new challenges in somewhat familiar, but occasionally confined spaces.


Castle Map Pack (April release)

o   Maps: Daybreak, Outcast, Perdition

o   Description: Daybreak is set in a military facility against the backdrop of an idyllic mountain range, while Outcast plunges you into the warrens, canyons and arches of an alien edifice, and Perdition takes players into the heart of an urban sprawl, with tactical speed and situational awareness its key features.


Microsoft and 343 Industries are also calling on all Spartans in the UK to enlist in the Halo 4 “Roll Call of Honour”. This innovative interactive campaign allows players to sign up at www.halo4enlist.com with their Facebook profile. Selected recruits will then see their profile name and photo featured in bespoke Halo 4 TV ads, as the Roll Call of Honour lists those who have joined in the fight.

The ads will be on-air starting 9th-12th November on Channel 4, after Halo 4 launches worldwide on 6th November. The ads will also feature the total number of players on Xbox LIVE engaged in Master Chief’s epic new struggle to save humanity at the time of their airing. Visit www.halo4enlist.com today to join in the fight.

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