Microsoft and 343 announced today the Limited Edition for Halo 4, as well as revealed a few details regarding a new multiplayer mode for the game.

The Limited Edition will run you $99 and will include the following bonus content over the regular edition of the game:

War Games Map Pack Access  – Access to three future competitive multiplayer map packs which will feature nine maps in the form of future DLC.

• Specializations – Early access to six Specializations that help you rank up your Spartan faster as well as unlock new customization options.

• UNSC Infinity Briefing Packet – This packet includes “a Spartan armor customization schematic, information about UNSC weapons, an introduction to the massive ship UNSC Infinity and insight into what it means to be one of humanity’s finest warriors.”

• Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Special Edition A 90-minute extended version of the live-action digital series with a special featurette and a behind-the-scenes making of feature.

• Bonus digital content through Xbox LIVE – The remaining bonuses include a unique in-game Spartan-IV armor skin, a unique in-game weapon skin for the Assault Rifle, an exclusive in-game emblem, Xbox LIVE Avatar prop, and Xbox LIVE Avatar Spartan IV armor set.

A new multiplayer mode was also announced today. Spartan Ops is a story-based mode for up to four players. The missions are similar to Halo 4‘s campaign and help flesh out the story of the Infinity, the game’s main multiplayer hub. Players will be able to “explore the corners of Requiem in these objective-based missions, and help uncover the secrets of the mysterious Forerunner world.”

Will you be picking up the Limited Edition version of the game?

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