By Steve Wright
GAME NAME: Halo 4
PLATFORM(S): Xbox 360
RELEASE DATE(S): 6 November 2012
Virgin Gaming, Xbox 360 and 343 Industries today announced a joint-partnership in the free-to-enter “Halo 4 Infinity Challenge,” an event taking place over Xbox LIVE from 17 December.
From today, Halo 4 gamers (in countries that have access to Xbox Live) can register for the challenge at www.halo4infinitychallenge.com. The, from 17 December, the challenge will track your War Games stats on global leaderboards, plus the amount of Spartan Ops you've completed, each entering you in a contest with more than 2,800 prizes on offer.
The overall War Games leaderboard winner will take home the grand prize: a UNSC-themed, V8-powered 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor truck (pictured above) designed by 343 Industries. The Spartan Ops winner will win an appearance in a future Halo game.
The challenge has a qualifier phase from 17 December to 10 January, givign hopefuls the chance to rise up global leaderboards. After that phase, players will be inserted into one of three tiered groups (depending on skill) and will enter the final phase, running from 12 - 19 January.
Players can also participate in Halo 4's Weekly Challenges for a chance to win more prizes.
Finally, a cool Xbox gaming opportunity that we can take advantage here in Australia! Who's entering?