Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition launching in October

[UPDATE] Microsoft confirms new version of 2012 shooter will launch in October for Xbox 360; more details to be announced on Sunday.


[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Microsoft confirmed the Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition. More details about the new version of the game will be shared on Sunday.

"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," a Microsoft spokesperson said in a statement. "We will have more details to share during the live stream of the Halo Global Championship Finals this Sunday."

The original story is below.

Microsoft will release a $50 Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition in October for Xbox 360, if a leaked image provided to IGN is any indication.

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A source provided an image to the site, which suggests the unannounced bundle will include Spartan Ops Season 1, a War Games Map Pass, the Halo 4 Champions Bundle, and digital content released as preorder bonuses and in the Halo 4 Limited Edition.

GameSpot has contacted Microsoft for comment.

Halo launched in November 2012 for Xbox 360 and drove $220 million in revenue during its first 24 hours on sale. For more, check out GameSpot's review.

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