343 Industries released a new title update Monday for Halo 4 that gives players on the Xbox 360 access to two new support upgrades for free. This all leads into the Champions Bundle that will be released on Tuesday containing new multiplayer maps, a new gametype as well as new Spartan armor and skins.
Today's title update adds the "Recharge" support upgrade which decreases the time it takes for players' shields to recharge. There's also the "Survivor" support upgrade that automatically ejects the player from a vehicle that is about to explode.
Meanwhile, the Champions Bundle will be released Tuesday morning for 800 MS Points ($10) or as three smaller bundles at a reduced price. The Bullseye Pack contains the two new multiplayer maps and gametype for 480 MS Points ($6), the Infinity Armor pack is 240 MS Points ($3) and comes with three new Spartan armor models, and the Steel Skin Pack also costs 240 MS Points and comes with new steampunk style weapon skins.
You can check out the official details from 343 Industries on what each pack in the Halo 4 Champions Bundle contains below.
- NEW MAP – Pitfall: As a remake of Halo 3's ‘The Pit’ - Pitfall has new features based on pro and community feedback for increased pace and flow. The map is small and mostly open with strategically placed cover points. Our new game type Ricochet is also a perfect complement to this map. Play to experience a new take on an old favorite. Pitfall will incite fond memories, and new excitement.
- NEW Map – Vertigo: Vertigo is a small map that any Slayer or Extraction fan will love. But don’t let Vertigo fool you. Opposing Spartans aren’t the only thing you have to worry about in this small experimental tension conductor facility. This map is hiding a secret: Vertigo brings you the first dynamic event in a Halo multiplayer map in a very long time; the map hides a trigger point, that when shot at – depletes the shields of all Spartans within range.
- NEW Game Type – Ricochet: For nearly a century, gravball competitions have held sway over most competitive sports across the breadth of human-occupied space. Historically, UNSC drill instructors have utilized a variant called Ricochet, where fast-paced combat simulations occur in synch with the classic, frenetic scoring competition. Spartan-IVs aboard Infinity have adopted this format recently in the ship’s impressive combat decks, incorporating a number of adjustments within the War Games simulations in order to effectively hone their skills. Protect your team’s goal and score in the other team’s goal. Running the ball into the goal earns you 50 points, while throwing the ball into the goal gets you 20 points. First team to 150 points wins.
Steel Skin Pack
With the Steel Skin Pack, stylize your favorite loadouts with the most elaborate and impressive “Halo 4” weapon skins to date. Inspired by classic steampunk aesthetics, the Steel Skin Pack covers the gamut with ten UNSC, Covenant, and Forerunner weapons, grafting vivid, dynamic plating and textures across your weapon-of-choice.
Infinity Armor Pack
Stand out on the battlefield: from legendary Mjolnir and Special Forces armor to the ancient Forerunner mail of an era long passed, now is the time to update your Halo 4 Spartan. With the Infinity Armor Pack, you get access to the vintage Mark V armor of “Halo: Combat Evolved,” the rugged armor worn by the battle-hardened ODSTs, and a hybrid Forerunner armor system used by their civilization’s Prefects more than 100,000 years ago
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