Halo: The Master Chief Collection Now Available for Pre-order and Pre-download
Thirteen years ago, Xbox made gaming history with the release of Halo: Combat Evolved. Then, ten years ago, Halo 2 changed the face of gaming forever. To date, more than 60 million copies of Halo games have been sold worldwide, driving over 6 billion hours of gameplay by fans connected to Xbox Live. Now, on November 11, the seminal first-person shooter saga gets the deluxe Xbox One treatment with the release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Celebrating three generations of the franchise and giving both new and longtime Halo fans the chance to experience all of the action on one consoles, this will kick off a new era in the Halo universe.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection: We are Golden
Hey there Halo fans! It’s been a long, crazy, exciting road, and we’re finally getting close to launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection in November. I wanted to personally share some big status updates with you. Let’s start with the biggest: Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone GOLD! This is a massive milestone for the team and also means that the game is available for Pre-Order and Pre-Download right now! I couldn’t be more excited to start having fans grab this game online so everyone can hit the ground running on release day! The team has been working incredibly hard to make this happen, so we’re all eager for you to play this labor of love.
How to Snag the Best Achievements in Project Spark
Project Spark may be a free digital download, but that doesn't mean you're missing out on any of those sweet, sweet Achievements. This game is going to make you work for them, but don’t worry, we've got some tips on how you can make the most out of Project Spark, and boost that Gamerscore in the process. Right out the gate, let's start with the two toughest ones in the bunch: Crossroads Souls (10G) – Beat Crossroads Adventure without taking damage.
Unstoppable: Crossroads (10G) – Complete Crossroads five times without dying. For both of these Achievements, you're going to want to max your character up to level 20. We recommend Scarlett the Ranger, who can destroy enemies at a distance and use a distracting decoy. Also consider the downloadable character Avalon the Druid. Her healing powers can turn the tables on your enemies. Make sure you set the game to easy (unless you
Microsoft Stores Announce Exclusive Pre-Order Items and Bonus for Xbox Live Rewards Members
If you haven’t already started counting down the days until Sunset Overdrive and Halo: The Master Chief Collection, we’re giving you even more ways to get pumped. Starting today, Xbox Live Rewards members will earn 15,000 rewards credits, yes that’s $15, for each Xbox One or Xbox 360 game pre-ordered and shipped through MicrosoftStore.com this holiday.
Microsoft Stores currently offers anyone who pre-orders a game a $10 gift card in Store or $10 on Xbox Live when ordered on MicrosoftStore.com. In addition, they have exclusive content and swag with Halo: Master Chief Collection and Sunset Overdrive pre-orders.
When you pre-order Halo: The Master Chief Collection through the Microsoft Store, you will receive a “My Other Car is a Warthog” throwback license plate frame, a Master Chief window decal and an exclusive “Boom” Skull that unlocks 2x explosion physics for the Halo 2: Anniversary campaign.
Pre-Download Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Starting Today
Today, one of the most anticipated titles of the year is available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can be among the first to use cutting-edge exoskeleton abilities and an advanced arsenal of weapons by pre-ordering and pre-downloading Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and powering up your exoskeleton early, starting on Nov. 3. To celebrate the launch of the game, the following Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare game bundles are available for pre-order globally, starting today, through the Xbox Store on the console or online at store.xbox.com: Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition, available starting today for $59.99 includes the standard game, Day Zero early access, double XP on Nov. 3, two custom weapons, and the Advanced Arsenal custom bullet brass exoskeleton and EM1 Quantum directed energy weapon; Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Digital Pro Edition, available starting today for $99.99 includes the standard game, Season Pass, Atlas Gorge bonus multiplayer map, Atlas Digital Content Pack, Day Zero Early Access, double XP on Nov. 3, Two Day Zero custom weapons, and the Advanced Arsenal.