Halo The Master Chief Collection Is Getting Loads Of Free 20th Anniversary DLC

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is getting loads of free DLC in celebration of the series’ 20th anniversary. Rejoice!

On Halo Waypoint, 343 Industries revealed that exclusive themed content will be offered to players over the next couple of months. Cosmetics include armour and weapon skins, and you can even have the original Xbox or a Grunt as a backpack.

When will the Halo 20th Anniversary event take place?

The Halo celebration has already kicked off and it will end on January 5th, 2022.

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How can I acquire the exclusive DLC?

By playing games in Halo: The Master Chief Collection, players will earn Season Points by levelling up. The Season Points can then be exchanged for the Halo 20th anniversary digital goodies.

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What content can I earn and when?

The anniversary content will be available in weekly waves. Once a week is over, the content will refresh, and you’ll have new items to acquire. Details on the content and dates can be found below:

  • November 3rd, 2021: “Orion” Armor Set (Helmet, Chest, Shoulders, Arms, Legs) for Halo 2: Anniversary
  • November 10th, 2021: The Beast Back Accessory and Duke Shoulders for Halo 3
  • November 17th, 2021: OG Xbox Assault Rifle Skin for Halo 3
  • November 24th, 2021: Semi-Powered Infiltration “Mirage” Armor (Helmet, Chest, Shoulders, Arms, Legs) for Halo 3
  • December 1st, 2021: OG Xbox Battle Rifle Skin and Rucksack Back Accessory for Halo 3
  • December 8th, 2021: Hydration Container Utility Item for Halo: Reach
  • December 15th, 2021: Fronkbox Back Accessory, Duke Shoulders, and OG Xbox Sniper Rifle skin for Halo 3
  • December 22nd, 2021: Grunt Plush and X-Pack Back Accessories and the OG Xbox Magnum Skin for Halo 3
  • December 29th, 2021: OG Xbox Shotgun and SPNKr Skin for Halo 3
  • January 5th, 2022: The first return of the “Orion” armour set for Halo 2: Anniversary
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What if I can’t play Halo: Tmcc during the event and I miss out?

Fear not. 343 Industries has promised that every item in the anniversary event will be available again at a later date. So, if you miss out initially, you’ll have another chance in the future.

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In related Halo news, recently we got another look at the improved story campaign for Halo Infinite, and it looked glorious. Halo Infinite releases for PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S on December 8th.

You can find further information on the Halo 20th anniversary celebration over on Halo Waypoint. Will you be participating in the Halo celebration event? Let us know across our social media channels.

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