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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 specializations and armor 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 customization 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.
  • Specializations, armor, 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.

Specializations

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

To use a specialization:

  1. From the main menu, press Start to open the Spartan Hub.
  2. Select Career.
  3. Select Specializations.
  4. Select your specialization from the available options. Locked specializations include brief descriptions of their prerequisites.

Armor, emblems, and skins

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

To customize your Spartan:

  1. From the main menu, press Start to open the Spartan Hub.
  2. Select Career.
  3. Select Customize.
  4. Select Loadouts to customize your weapons and packages.
  5. Select Spartan Armor to choose your armor pieces and customize their color.
  6. Select Spartan ID to change your service tag, emblem, and colors. Note that lewd emblems may lead to disciplinary action on Xbox Live.

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