Halo: The Master Chief Collection Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

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The ultimate Halo experience is coming to Xbox One this November 11 in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Chances are, if you’re an Xbox One owner, you’ve probably already pre-ordered the package that contains all four core Halo games, including Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2 Anniversary, Halo 3, and Halo 4. But if you haven’t yet, you’ve got a few options with different retailers offering different in-game bonuses.

At the moment, Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and ShopTo are all throwing in unique Skulls, which are essentially special options that allow you to alter in-game properties, with every pre-order of The Master Chief Collection.

We’ve got the entire list of bonuses below, courtesy of Beyond Entertainment, if you’d like to check it out. Simply click on the retailer name to be taken to their respective website. Don’t contemplate your selection too hard, however, as it appears that the bonus content will only remain exclusive until mid-December, according to ShopTo’s description.

Best Buy

  • Pre-Order Bonuses for Halo: The Master Chief Collection – Get a multiplayer map guide and in-game Grunt Funeral skull (which explodes after your death), only at Best Buy.


  • Pre-order Halo: Master Chief to receive the Piñata Skull  Skulls are game modifiers that affect campaign gameplay dynamically by making it more fun and entertaining. With the Piñata Skull, enemies will drop plasma grenade with every melee. Codes will be emailed to customer two days after order ships.


  • Pre-order Halo: Master Chief Edition now to receive the Bandana Skull!  Skulls are game modifiers that affect campaign gameplay dynamically by making it more fun and entertaining. The Bandana Skull provides unlimited ammo and grenades.


  • Halo Bonded Pair Skill DLC – HALO Bonded Pair SKULL DLC Pre-Order Halo: The Master Chief Collection to get the ShopTo exclusive Bonded Pair Skull DLC (co-op only) which gives a 100% damage boost for 60 seconds if your co-op partner dies. They ‘Beyond Pair’ Skull unlock for the Halo 2: Anniversary campaign is exclusive until 12/12/2014.

Keep an eye out for more announcements in the coming months leading up to The Master Chief Collection’s release.

Meanwhile, follow this link to catch up on everything there is to know about the collection, including details on campaign, multiplayer, and what’s included in the box.

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