Should You Buy Halo 5 Collectors Edition?

Halo 5 is set for release on 27 October 2015 and Amazon have recently listed the commemorative collectors edition of the game.

Click here for the listing.

Collectors Edition’s – a waste of money?

Unlike a lot of people, I’m a sucker for collectors editions and when the content is right for a game I particularly love, I think spending on a collectors edition is not a waste of money.

They can actually workout to be good investments if you can retain the whole package in good condition as there are only ever a finite number available.

But I would not go into purchasing a collectors edition looking to make a profit. Instead, I would be buying it because, as a gaming enthusiast, I see the value in its contents. Understandably though not all do – and that’s fine.

Should you buy the Halo 5 Collectors Edition?

Looking at the content of the Halo 5 Collectors edition, the listing shows the following:

  • Commemorative Statue of the Master Chief and Spartan Locke by Triforce
  • Guardian model by Metal Earth®
  • Uniquely-designed Spartan themed SteelBook®
  • Warzone REQ Bundle: 14 Premium Requisition packs
  • Spartan Locke’s Classified Orders and the Halo: The Fall of Reach – Animated Series
  • Xbox Live Gold 14-day Trial – perfect for playing with friends

Halo5Collectors Edition Statute

This is quite a package considering you are getting two statutes and and a Metal Earth Guardian Model. On top of this, a pre-order at Amazon will get you the following bonus:

Amazon Halo 5 Pre-order bonus exclusive

Any one is remotely interested in HALO 5, is likely to be interested in picking this up. The price, of course, is prohibitive at $249.99 but when you take out $60 for the game, you are actually paying $189.99 for the remaining contents. Still though, it’s no small chunk of money and is likely to be reserved for the most enthusiastic of fans.

I’m personally not a huge Halo fan and so would ordinarily be content on just picking up the game itself but I have enough interest to know that with this package of contents, this is one collectors edition not to be passed.  I can always sell it on if the game turns out to be mediocre.

You can pre-order your copy here should you beat the race to get your pre-order in.

Halo 5 recently showed a stage demo at E3 which you can watch below.

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