Halo Wars Limited Edition Packs New Halo 3 Maps

Publisher Microsoft today revealed the Limited Collector's Edition version of Halo Wars (360), the final strategy game from the soon-to-be-closed Ensemble Studios. nope

Arriving in February and priced at $79.99--$20 more than the $59.99 standard edition--the Halo Wars LCE will sport a snazzy metal case and the following bonuses:

  • Three New "Halo 3" Multiplayer Maps - Be one of the first to experience the Mythic Map Pack from Bungie which includes three new maps, "Assembly," "Orbital" and "Sandbox"
  • Halo Wars: Genesis- a beautiful graphic novel by Phil Noto, Graeme Devine and Eric Nylund chronicling the first military campaign against the Covenant. The novel centers around the Sprit of Fire on a mission to discover why the Covenant are so interested in the world of Harvest
  • Unique In-game Vehicle - "Honor Guard" Wraith
  • Six Leader Cards - Leaders possess elite skills which can turn the tides of battle
  • Spirit of Fire Patch - Start the journey as an official Spirit of Fire crew member

In addition, select retailers will award players with a code for a "special in-game Warthog vehicle with flame decals" in exchange for a pre-order.