Halo 4 bonus items

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Halo 4 has many bonus items on the Xbox Live Marketplace, many featuring lore-based descriptions. One will be unable to download the items naturally unless they already have them, given the method of unlocking them through codes, however, they're still present on the site.

Content collections[edit]

War Games Map Pass[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase on the Xbox 360 storefront, or purchase the Halo 4 Limited Edition.
  • Description: Content includes “Crimson, Majestic & Castle Map Packs” plus 2 in-game helmets and an emblem at a special value. If you own this Map Pass, access map packs thru the Halo 4 in-game store. Do not download from Xbox LIVE Marketplace or you will be charged twice. Halo 4 game, 4GB storage, & Xbox LIVE Gold membership (each sold separately) required to use this content. (Map Pass included with Halo 4 Limited Edition.)
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Game of the Year[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: Don’t miss the best-selling Halo game ever* in the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition packed with hours of new content including the all-new Halo 4 Champions Bundle and the War Games Map Pass at a fantastic value. In addition, receive the all-new Master Chief Avatar Cloak inspired by Halo for Xbox One, one of over 15 bonus pieces of in-game and avatar content.(*MS-internal US sales data, 7/31/13)
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Specializations[edit]

Specialization Priority Alpha[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Halo 4 Limited Edition.
  • Description: 'Select Spartans receive priority access to a number of Specialization kits in order to improve combat performance in various fields. The following kits will be available with Specialization Priority Alpha: Engineer, Tracker, Rogue, Stalker, Pathfinder, and Pioneer. Specializations provide specific adjustments to a Spartan’s armor, weapons, and other battlefield tech.'
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Kits[edit]

Infinity Actual Kit[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Halo 4 Limited Edition, or Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: Recommended kit for UNSC Infinity S-IV first contact and asymmetric engagement operators. Includes ‘Prime’ Recruit armor skin, ‘Prime’ Assault Rifle weapon skin, Scanner helmet, Strider helmet, and ‘Prime’ emblem.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Forerunner Hybrid Kit[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Halo 4 Limited Edition Xbox 360 console.
  • Description: Leveraging classified Forerunner technology acquired from Requiem, this kit was developed for highly experienced S-IV personnel by the Office of Naval Intelligence. Includes FOTUS armor, ‘Imprint’ LightRifle weapon skin, and ‘Unicorn’ emblem.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Emblems[edit]

Bulletproof emblem[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: ‘Bulletproof’ is the preferred armor emblem worn by firefight survival experts who have proven their resiliency and durability in protracted combat scenarios.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Bonebreaker emblem[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: ‘Bonebreaker’ is the choice armor emblem for close-quarters battle specialists, showcasing a Spartan’s expertise at melee destruction.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Assassin emblem[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: ‘Assassin’ is the favored armor emblem for Spartans possessing ultimate target elimination ratings in both test scenarios and fieldwork.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Mjolnir emblem[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: ‘Mjolnir’ is an emblem worn by S-IV personnel who have rated high in armor use and proficiency, or who have volunteered to field test potentially dangerous equipment.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Spartan emblem[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: ‘Spartan’ is a prominent armor emblem usually displayed on highly experienced S-IV personnel and branch specialists, particularly those who have served for several tours.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Corbulo emblem[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Timed exclusive with 12 + 1 Month Xbox Live Gold Membership, or by purchasing the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: An emblem often worn by graduates of the esteemed Corbulo Academy of Military Science on the remote colony world of Circinius IV.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Helmets[edit]

Deadeye helmet[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: The Deadeye helmet was originally tested in the ship graveyards hanging above the Tribute’s northern pole, and was designed for use by experienced Spartan marksmen.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Locus helmet[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: Despite the Locus helmet’s exotic design, most Spartan operators select this Concord-based architecture for its resiliency in the field and compatibility with Mjolnir strictures.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Skins[edit]

C.I.O. skin - Web[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 at Amazon or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: C.I.O. armor was explicitly designed for counter-intelligence operability, field-tested in the Martian territory of Acheron Fossae. This specialized variant is outfitted with the Web armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Gungnir skin - Pulse[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 at the Microsoft Store or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: Now widely used by Spartans, the Gungnir armor system was originally designed in parallel with the M6 nonlinear rifle. This specialized variant is outfitted with the Pulse armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Hazop skin - Forest[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 at Gamestop or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: HazOp armor was manufactured just outside of the city of Gdynia in order to improve operator resiliency in the field. This specialized variant is outfitted with the Forest armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Oceanic skin - Circuit[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 at Walmart or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: Oceanic armor systems were used extensively by Spartans during the recovery of Terceira from the United Rebel Front. This specialized variant is outfitted with the Circuit armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Venator skin - Raptor[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 at Best Buy or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: Venator armor saw prominent and successful usage during the Covenant’s invasion of Concord in 2551. This specialized variant is outfitted with the Raptor armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Weapon skin[edit]

Battle Rifle skin - Arctic[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Pre-order Halo 4 at Gamestop or purchase the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition.
  • Description: The BR85HB SR is a gas-operated, magazine-fed, semi-automatic rifle optimized for three-round burst firing. This specialized variant is outfitted with the Arctic weapon skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Mcfarlane Toys exclusives[edit]

Assault Rifle skin - Riptide[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Master Chief figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: The MA5D ICWS is an exceptionally resilient gas-operated, magazine-fed, automatic rifle designed to execute close-quarters combat with lethal efficiency, regardless of hostile counter-op environmental conditions or duration of use in the field.Customized with the RIPTIDE skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

DMR skin - Bones[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the CIO Spartan figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: The M395 DMR is a gas-operated magazine-fed marksman rifle that maintains a smart-linked, telescopic, rail-mounted sight for scout personnel. This rifle favors mid-range to long-range combat and offers impressive stopping power.Customized with the BONES skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Covenant Carbine skin - Engage[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Storm Jackal figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: The T-51 Carbine is a recoil-operated, semi-automatic, charger-fed marksman rifle capable of firing ballistic rounds at significant range. It is somewhat unique among Covenant weapons in that it is not dependent on superheated plasma or other energy-based material, but rather fires radioactively charged ballistic projectiles.Customized with the ENGAGE skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Storm Rifle skin - Chill[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Elite Ranger figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: The T-55 Storm Rifle is the evolution of the standard Plasma Rifle and served various infantry during the violent Sangheili civil conflicts that followed the Covenant War. The weapon now includes a modular coil set, a high-mounted cooling shroud, and an extended barrel, all contributing to greater overall performance in the field.Customized with the CHILL skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

C.I.O. skin - Ruin[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the CIO Spartan figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: Although rare in the field, one of Acheron Security’s most remarkable armor kits is the CIO-class Mjolnir variant used by Counter-Intelligence Operators for intel acquisition and strategic data conveyance deep within enemy territory.Customized with the RUIN armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Scout skin - Toxic[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Scout Spartan figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: Favored by Class-8 FDO (Forward Deployed Operators), SCOUT-class armor contains the most capable covert anti-tracking system and shroud-induction packages available for use. Its success behind enemy lines is unquestionable.Customized with the TOXIC armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link

Venator and Suppressor skin - Refractive[edit]

  • Original way to get it: Purchase the Ur-Didact figure from the Series 2 line of McFarlane figures for Halo 4.
  • Description: The Suppressor is a fully automatic Forerunner infantry weapon, firing bolts of hard light in rapidly accelerating succession. Customized with the REFRACTIVE skin.The Venator armor gained prominence during the defense of Concord from the Covenant in 2551. Customized with the REFRACTIVE armor skin.
  • Link: Microsoft Store link