The Halo Master Chief Collection release arrives in just a week, and you can count on a midnight release extravaganza for this game.
So far we know one confirmed midnight Halo Master Chief Collection release event, but you count on others to join with information as soon as attention shifts from Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to the new Halo collection and further to Halo 5.
Microsoft is pushing the Halo Master Chief Collection release with a documentary, that feels more like an hour long commercial and packaging in access to the Halo 5 beta with a Halo Master Chief Collection pre-order so we expect a big event.
Best Buy confirmed midnight Halo Master Chief Collection release date events for November 11th at 12:01 AM local time. These match the Assassin’s Creed Rogue and Assassin’s Creed Unity release date events.
This is good news for gamers who jump on the Gamer’s Club Unlocked deal to score 20% off every game they buy for the next two years and want to buy from Best Buy.
Unlike GameStop locations, not all Best Buy stores will be open for the Halo Master Chief Collection release date at midnight. The list is even smaller than it was for the early Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare release earlier this week.
You can check to see if your Best Buy location is open for the midnight Halo Master Chief Collection release date event.
The Halo Master Chief Collection is $59.99 and includes the main Halo games and two special items in the mix as well. Here’s what you get with the base Halo Master Chief Collection package.
- Halo: CE Anniversary
- Halo 2: Anniversary – Upgraded with new graphics
- Halo 3
- Halo 4
- Halo: Nightfall – a Digital series
- Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta access.
You get all of these on one disc, and all of them work on the Xbox One. You can also play on Xbox Live, including a wide variety of maps and game types.
There is no listing for a GameStop Halo Master Chief Collection release event at midnight, but with Assassin’s Creed Unity also arriving on the same day, it is only a matter of time before they announce the official details.
If you pre-order Halo Master Chief Collection at Best Buy you score a $10 reward certificate that is good on future purchases and two pre-order bonuses. You get the Grunt Funeral skull, which makes grunts explode after death delivered by email.
You also get a Halo Master Chief Collection Multiplayer Map Guide Book. This free guide includes information about all of the maps in this collection including tips and strategy from StrongSide, a pro-gamer with several Halo tournament victories.
The Halo Master Chief Collection is also on sale at Amazon with a Pinata skull that makes enemies drop plasma grenades.
A Halo Master Chief Collection special edition sold out almost instantly after going on sale earlier this year, and it isn’t even listed on eBay yet.