How a lot of a “Halo” fan are you? Right here’s a great litmus take a look at.
Microsoft is launching pre-orders for “Halo 5: Guardians” today — unveiling pricing that begins at $59.99 for the usual model of the sport, and goes as much as $249.99 for a Limited Collector’s Edition that comes with a “commemorative numbered statue” designed by 343 Industries, the Microsoft studio accountable for the blockbuster franchise.
Individuals who purchase the Limited Collector’s Edition additionally get a Halo poster that comes with the usual recreation, plus further digital content material and “unique gadgets wrapped in a uniquely designed metal e book,” that are additionally out there in a $99.99 Limited Edition.
However Microsoft can also be asking folks to take a leap of religion in the event that they pre-order the Limited Collector’s Edition, saying that extra particulars on the design of the statue will be shared “at a later date.”
The launch of pre-orders coincides with the debut at the moment of the Halo 5 multiplayer beta for Xbox One. It’s out there by means of Jan. 18 to individuals who personal Halo: The Grasp Chief Assortment, the compilation of Halo video games that launched this yr.