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Using Halo 4 pre-order and Limited Edition content

Overview

Halo 4 Limited Edition and the Halo 4 Console Bundle include codes for downloadable content, such as specialisations and armour skins. Some retailers also offer pre-order bonus content.

Using your pre-order content

Redeeming codes

You can redeem bonus codes either through your console or at xbox.com. For more information about how to redeem a code, see Redeem prepaid codes on your Xbox Live account.

After you have redeemed your token, the content will be added to your console’s download queue.

  • You can access avatar items through the avatar customisation options on your console.
  • Map packs will be available through the Infinity multiplayer menu in Halo 4.
  • Video content will be available through Halo Waypoint on your console or on the web.
  • Specialisations, armour, emblems and skins will be available through the Spartan Hub, which you can access by pressing the Start button at the Halo 4 main menu.

Specialisations

Specialisations unlock new customisation options and allow you to reach higher ranks in your Spartan career. Specialisations are only available after you have levelled up through Spartan Ops and War Games.

To use a specialisation:

  1. From the main menu, press Start to open the Spartan Hub.
  2. Select Career.
  3. Select Specialisations.
  4. Select your specialisation from the available options. Locked specialisations include brief descriptions of their pre-requisites.

Armour, emblems and skins

Armour, emblems and skins allow you to customise your Spartan in the War Games and Spartan Ops multiplayer modes.

To customise your Spartan:

  1. From the main menu, press Start to open the Spartan Hub.
  2. Select Career.
  3. Select Customise.
  4. Select Loadouts to customise your weapons and packages.
  5. Select Spartan Armour to choose your armour pieces and customise their colour.
  6. Select Spartan ID to change your service tag, emblem and colours. Note that lewd emblems may lead to disciplinary action on Xbox Live.

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