Amazon.com and Gamestop.com are both listing a Limited Edition of the upcoming title, Halo Wars. The game is Scheduled for release February 2nd 2009 at a price of about $80.
The LE is slated to include the following:
- Three New “Halo 3” Multiplayer Maps – Be one of the first to experience the Mythic Map Pack* which includes three new maps, “Assembly,” “Orbital” and “Sandbox”
- Halo Wars: Genesis – a beautiful graphic novel by Phil Noto 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
Also those who pre-order Halo Wars through Amazon.com will receive (via email) a marketplace code to download a special in-game Warthog vehicle with Flame decals.
GAME.co.uk has had a Limited Collector’s Edition of Halo Wars listed for the UK region for some time now. No word on what is included in that package but if past Microsoft Game Studio releases are any indication it will be nearly identical to the North American Release.