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Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition Incoming
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Halo 4: Game of the Year Edition will be released this october, Microsoft has confirmed.

"A Game of the Year Edition of Halo 4 will be offered this October, offering tremendous value for fans who want to enjoy one of the most critically acclaimed games of 2012, and additional DLC all in one place,” said Microsoft.

“We will have more details to share during the live stream of the Halo Global Championship Finals this Sunday."

Halo 4 DLC believed to come in the GotY Edition includes Spartan Ops Season 1, War Games Map Pass, the Champions Bundle and all of the Pre-order and LCE exclusive content.

[via IGN]


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Comment #1 by mikefizzled
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:18:50 AM
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Already got my Limited edition though :( Might swap the discs and keep the limited case

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Comment #2 by Stealth David
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:20:14 AM
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GoTY lol who the hell voted this turd goty

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Comment #3 by iBuzz7S
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:30:03 AM
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Dead Island was more deserving of a Game of the Year edition compared to this.

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Comment #4 by ManiacCODS
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:30:44 AM
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I agree 100%

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Comment #5 by GetInTheVanIHaveCandy
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:32:25 AM
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2012 Spike TV Video Game Awards
Best Xbox 360 Game Halo 4 Won
Best Graphics Halo 4 Won
Inside Gaming Awards
Game of the Year Halo 4 Won
Best Competitive Multiplayer Halo 4 Won
Best Sound Design Halo 4 Won
Shooter of the Year Halo 4 Won
X-Play's Best of 2012 Awards
Best Shooter Halo 4 Won
GameSpot's Best Games of 2012
Shooter of the Year Halo 4 Won
IGN's Best of 2012
Best Xbox 360 Shooter Game Halo 4 Won
Best Xbox 360 Graphics Halo 4 Won
Best Xbox 360 Sound Halo 4 Won
Best Xbox 360 Multiplayer Game Halo 4 Won
Best Xbox 360 Game Halo 4 Won
Best Overall Multiplayer Game Halo 4 Won
Best Overall Graphics Halo 4 Won
Best Overall Sound Halo 4 Won
OXM's Game of the Year 2012 Awards
Best Shooter Halo 4 Won
16th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards
Outstanding Achievement in Connectivity Halo 4 Won
Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering Halo 4 Won

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Comment #6 by Mr Snict
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:32:36 AM
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Glad there doing this. Might get it if there is some good cover art.
And as usual, People flock to hate on Halo.
Suck it maggots. Stop whining and move on.

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Comment #7 by GetInTheVanIHaveCandy
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:38:17 AM
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To all the people criticising halo 4 and 343 studios. Bungie decided they didn't want to make Halo anymore, 343's attempt was better than reach (bungies last game) and better than ODST. Perhaps it didn't hit the highs of Halo 3 but it was still an awesome game. I Would love to see another developer try to make a game that has that much hype to live up to and under that much pressure, they did an awesome job.

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Comment #9 by DecadentBeaver
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:48:31 AM
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If this has all the dlc for a mighty 2000g, then I will be considering a purchase.

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Comment #10 by GetInTheVanIHaveCandy
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:55:09 AM
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Armor lock, end of discussion.
You broke the comments section.

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Comment #11 by Baki54
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:58:55 AM
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Anyone think this has anything to do with the X1's pending release?Kind of like they want to get it out before the X'1 fragments the user base.

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Comment #12 by BarnsleySprite
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 04:00:25 AM
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@8 I agree, loved the ODST campaign

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Comment #13 by Zenka The Myth
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 04:04:45 AM
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@8 I agree with you about ODST, in my opinion it had the best campaign, story and coop of them all, but thinking the crap Bungie gave us with Reach was better in anyway is crazy talk.

OT: If this comes with ALL the DlC and isn't ridiculously over priced (Over £70) then I'll probably get it.

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Comment #14 by Zenka The Myth
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 04:06:53 AM
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@11 It's got nothing to do with the XB1. A game comes out, wins loads of awards, gets tons of DLC then a year after releases they releases a GOTY edition, thus the life cycle ends.

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Comment #15 by Akuza
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 04:21:51 AM
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But.. Halo 4 didn't win GAME of the year... It won different awards...

So why does it get a game of the year edition?

I realise halo 4 got a shit ton of awards, but that doesnt mean it won GOTY .. Infact I don't think it ever has ..

I think it's just won with genres, which is NOT GOTY

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Comment #16 by LickableLemons7
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 04:33:36 AM
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It'll be $49.99

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Comment #17 by Vaan0011
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 04:43:36 AM
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I don't really understand all the hate for Reach and Halo 4,i think both of them was great .

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Comment #18 by wo ai ni xx
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 05:01:00 AM
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Off topic question...why is it called Spartan Ops Season 1?

I haven't even heard of a Season 2 in the works :S it's as well being called just Spartan Ops.

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Comment #19 by GetInTheVanIHaveCandy
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 05:11:53 AM
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It did win goty...
Spike tv video game awards 2012.

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Comment #20 by CALIBORS
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 05:32:19 AM
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wonder if Halo 4 will get an update so they can pronounce Dr HALsey right instead of Hallsey :P

Probably picking this up but feel like it should have had more maps as standard rather than DLC. not sure if it will bring any more variation of how people play to the multi player games.

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Comment #21 by Baki54
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 05:51:02 AM
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Zenka im aware of that.I was just surmising in a sense.It dosnt seem like its been out that long.

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Comment #22 by thenewpeter
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 06:22:33 AM
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Receive all of the dlc yuo can't play! The matchmaking for dlc maps in halo4 is horrible :/ Halo3 did it so well, reach ok but not as good, halo4... oh good god it's bad. I've still not played the castle map pack because i missed my change to with the only play list it seems to be featured in. Don't we still have more dlc to come as well with spartan ops? Or was that stopped?

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Comment #23 by TheBiohazard187
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 06:32:01 AM
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You guys are failing so hard, because The Walking Dead most definitely won game of the year 2012.

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Comment #24 by H0p3sfalL
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 06:35:11 AM
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Reach is still my fav.

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Comment #25 by SPARTAN 465
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 06:58:14 AM
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@19, um no. The Walking Dead arcade title won GOTY on Spike TV VGAs.

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Comment #26 by Arenazombie
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 07:18:13 AM
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Don't know why so many people hate on Reach. I found it to be the best Halo of the bunch.
Might get this package, probably not at launch but later down the line.

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Comment #27 by PluralAces
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 08:11:39 AM
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Halo 4 was a piece of trash....I will now trade in Halo 4 towards GTA V and then pick this up with all the DLC...don't know why I didn't trade it in earlier...

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Comment #28 by keyblader2k6
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 09:02:39 AM
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strange, halo never released a game of the year edition before. oh well, cool for people who are still on the fence.

you think 4 is better than reach and odst? so you prefer a campaign that requires extra homework outside of the main games, a required installed multiplayer that goes in an opposite direction of any other halo (including customized loadouts, multiplayer unlocks, horrid armor designs, removal of elites entirely, micro-transactions of armor/weapon skins, ordnance drops, infinity slayer replacing default slayer, etc, ect), spartan ops replacing firefight because firefight was "bungies thing," a theater mode that only records multiplayer, forge island not on disc, and the inability to system link (at least for me, ive never had problems system linking any other halo before)?

if you wanted all of the above, go right ahead. nothing wrong with having an opinion. ill take bloom, armor lock, and campaign-based multiplayer maps over anything and everything 4 has to offer any day of the week

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Comment #29 by ViNyLek
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 09:07:16 AM
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I received war games pass with my limited edition without even knowing that I would and was pleasantly surprised! I wish more games did that, but I am done with Halo 4 at this point and even passed on latest DLC. Fans of Halo got it long time ago, so i guess this is for cheap asses or just late bloomers LOL

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Comment #30 by TheBiohazard187
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 09:34:06 AM
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Yep ... what i said and the only goty award anybody on here has talked about.

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Comment #31 by Reytrill
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 12:47:52 PM
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WOW i didnt see this coming at all im still in shock, i hope we get all the retailers armors:walmart,gamestop,bestbuy etc.with all the exclusive emblems and especially the fotus armor even though i already 2000g the game i would get this

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Comment #32 by Dazz
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 03:54:52 PM
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If I hadn't got the LE last year, I'd have considered this GOTY version. Halo 4 was honestly the first Halo game I liked and enjoyed but it's a reason I'm waiting now for GOTY editions for games these days because you get these bundles a year later with more content and for a lot less money.

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Comment #33 by Katarn
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 05:07:57 PM
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god i am pissed. First i love halo and its in top 5 game series ever. But it never had a game of the year edition, ever. With a previous article the guy wrote has that the crimson maps were taking offline, so i panicked purchased the 2000 point season pass for the maps. This was less than a week ago and now this shits announced. i wanted to use that 2000 point to buy a few of the GFWL before it was taken down, now i can't. so besides losing games i am losing a lot of money now, because buying the GOTY us useless so me.

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Comment #34 by sgtleehead
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 @ 06:06:46 PM
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All of no relevance - Halo 4 Tron edition just wasn't that good, excellent CG and graphics aside.

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Comment #35 by GetInTheVanIHaveCandy
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 @ 02:24:55 AM
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You're more than welcome to stay in the year 2007 for the rest of your life, you wont be missed. Bye.

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Comment #36 by Madhafaca
Thursday, September 26, 2013 @ 11:45:37 AM
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I'm a Halo fan. I got LE and Champions bundle, of course is pointless buying this but I'm happy to see the franchise is gong strong and healthy. It ensures more halos will be made in the future.

Announcing a GOTY edition is like 343i giving themselves a pat on the back... you deserve it Halo 4 kicks ass (finally no more roaming the map to get a BR or DMR).

The graphics 343i pulled off are remarkable, and I'm a 100% sure that graphics on next-gen Halo will simply kick every other shooter's ass, almost effortlessly.

Halo 4 won several Best Graphics awards, and the next-gen Halo will do it again.

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Comment #37 by a small personX
Monday, December 09, 2013 @ 08:13:26 PM
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@36 i agree with you man halo 4 is a great game but they kinda messed up the plasma pistol and the ghost looks and handles like it got a busted grav plate :/

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