23rd April 2010 - One of the biggest games of 2010, “Halo: Reach,” is getting the ultimate collector’s treatment it deserves. Limited and Legendary editions of “Halo: Reach,” packed with exclusive content are now available for pre-order starting today at participating retailers.
Additionally, Bungie has today unveiled a new action-packed video documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look at the development of “Halo: Reach”. Also featured is a sneak peek at the new modes, features and content that players will be able to test when the multiplayer beta kicks off on the 4th of May.
“Halo: Reach” will be available in Standard, Limited and Legendary editions when the game launches this autumn. Both the Limited and Legendary editions are filled with content based on the fiction of “Halo: Reach” and the “Halo” universe. The Legendary edition, to be produced in very limited quantities, is designed for the ultimate “Halo” fan. The centrepiece is a collectible 10 inch tall, 5 kilogram statue of Noble Team, created by the acclaimed designers at McFarlane Toys.
Full details on the contents of the Limited and Legendary editions are below:
“Halo: Reach” Limited Edition
In addition to the game disc and manual, the Limited edition includes:
· Game disc housed in recovered ONI “black box”
· Exclusive Elite armour set for use in multiplayer modes
· Artefact bag containing Dr. Halsey’s personal journal and other classified documents and effects that unravel long held secrets from the “Halo” universe
“Halo: Reach” Legendary Edition
The complete “Halo: Reach” collection. In addition to the game disc, manual, and the complete contents of the Limited edition, the Legendary edition includes:
· Noble Team statue expertly crafted by the artisans at McFarlane Toys. Individually moulded, hand-painted and individually numbered, this statue is a must-have for any serious “Halo” fan
· UNSC-themed custom packaging
· An exclusive multiplayer Spartan armour effect
Pricing will be announced closer to local availability.
The Limited and Legendary special editions will be available only while supplies last, so fans who want to secure their copy and ensure access to the exclusive in-game armour sets are encouraged to pre-order quickly.
ViDoc: Carnàge Carnivàle
Bungie’s latest “Halo: Reach” ViDoc, titled Carnàge Carnivàle, features explosive new game-play footage from the multiplayer beta and insightful, colourful commentary directly from the Bungie design team. Learn what Bungie loves best about the new multiplayer experiences in “Halo: Reach” while also discovering the process of creating new weapons, game modes and multiplayer features in this humorous and action-packed preview of the multiplayer beta. Watch the video HERE.
The Beta drops on the 4th of May
Now less than two weeks away, the “Halo: Reach” multiplayer beta is poised to be one of the definitive Xbox LIVE events of this year. The beta will offer millions of “Halo” fans a unique opportunity to test and help refine the blockbuster game. Representing the highly-respected multiplayer elements that have become the hallmark of the “Halo” series and fused with a host of new content and features, “Halo: Reach” offers a robust and action-packed multiplayer experience and looks to set a new standard for competitive game-play, customisation and community integration.
Developed by acclaimed studio Bungie, “Halo: Reach” launches exclusively on Xbox 360 in the spring of 2010.
NOTE: Pricing will be announced closer to local availability.