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'Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition' DLC contents for 'Halo' mash-up packs hinted

'Halo' in 'Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition'
'Halo' in 'Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition'
Photo courtesy of 4J Studios, used with permission

Some of the DLC contents for the upcoming "Halo" mash-up pack in "Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition" have been further hinted. According to a message from his personal Twitter page on May 16, Roger Carpenter teased that he can't stop humming one of the music tracks from the expansion. He is most likely referring to the memorable theme song of the first-person shooting series.

4J Studios also revealed that a pre-made world will be part of the mash-up pack. Roger Carpenter noted that the area created by the development team is "stunning." In previous mash-up packs, players get to explore a world based on other video games such as "Mass Effect" and "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim." Some of the landmarks and structures from the role-playing games were remade in "Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition."

Finally, a new screen was also shown off for the "Halo" mash-up pack. The image shows off 343 Guilty Spark, who is the most requested character who fans wanted to appear in the DLC. Fans of the series will recognize the villain as the main protagonist in "Halo Combat Evolved." It is also often refer to under different aliases such as Monitor and Oracle. You can find a screen of the character from "Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition" with the photo attached near the top of this article.

The "Halo" DLC is the third major mash-up pack for the Xbox 360 port, following the aforementioned "Mass Effect" and "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim" expansions. The same type of downloadable content has not yet been released for "Minecraft PS3 Edition" although Cinema Blend reported that the development team is planning to add support for more DLC in the upcoming 1.06 title update. "Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition" is also getting the TU16 patch, which is expected to fix some lingering glitches.

The open-world sandbox video game is already a big success on the home console side. Both PS3 and Xbox 360 versions have combined to sell at least 13.5 million units so far. The retail release of "Minecraft PS3 Edition" was recently made available as well, which should further push the sales of the software products to new heights.

The success should continue in the future with the pending releases of "Minecraft PS4 Edition," "Minecraft Vita Edition" and "Minecraft Xbox One Edition." The video game should sell well on the three new platforms, especially for the PS4 and Xbox One. The next-generation console versions were recently confirmed to feature worlds that are 36 times bigger than the current console ports.

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