Halo Infinite Winter Contingency Event: Free Rewards, Daily Challenges, & Cosmetics

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A lot of Halo fans still have their doubts about 343 Industries, but it's safe to say that they're hitting it out of the park yet again with Halo Infinite. The Winter Contingency Event is here and there's a lot of new content available in-game for the next couple of weeks. It's going to be set up in a similar fashion to the Fracture Tenrai Event and here's the latest...

Winter Contingency Event - All the latest news

" Dashing through Bazaar, dodging the grenades. To the flag we go, grappling all the way. One-shot Spartan ping, keep that teamwork tight! Oh, what fun it is to fight and sing a slaying song tonight!"

It's safe to say that the Winter Contingency Event is a great addition to Halo Infinite for the holiday period. You can earn one "holiday-themed" item a day for ten days between now and December 30th - however, there's also going to be a chance to earn any ones you missed as the event itself is available until January 4th, 2022.

You can check them out below:

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You can also catch the event's trailer below - it shows some of the rewards in action if you're not sure on whether you want to go and earn them.

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Christmas cosmetics are coming to Halo's Store?

It looks like there could be some festive Store bundles available in Halo Infinite soon - check out what has been leaked below:

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It doesn't look like the most legitimate image - so take things with a pinch of salt. Halo Infinite is going to celebrate Christmas one way or another - we're just waiting to find out how.

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When does the Winter Event start in Halo Infinite?

At the moment, we don't have official confirmation of the Halo Infinite Winter Contingency Event - however, leakers and data miners have been hard at work revealing some key details about the upcoming seasonal event. One of these key details is when the event itself is due to start...

According to FireMonkey, a notable leaker you may have seen commenting on Fortnite's new content more regularly, the Halo Infinite Winter Contingency Event is going to start on December 21st, 2021, and it's due to run until January 3rd, 2022.

There's going to be two Weekly Challenges to complete - according to the leaker - which should get you some cosmetic rewards.

  • Week One Challenge
    • Eliminate 50 Enemy Spartans - Sacrifice Weapon Emblem
  • Week Two Challenge
    • Kill 15 Enemy Spartans by hitting them with a Vehicle in PvP - Splatter Nameplate Background
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Free "Winter Giveaway" cosmetics leaked

It's worth taking the following with a pinch of salt, but it looks like Halo Infinite is going to introduce a free set of festive-themed rewards during the Winter Contingency Event in addition to the Weekly Challenges mentioned above.

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This is going to be somewhat similar to the Fracture: Tenrai Event that popped up last month - however, it looks like you should be able to get your hands on the following rewards for playing one game a day.

There's going to be ten rewards in total, meaning you'll have to play at least one game of Halo Infinite a day for 10 out of the 14 days the Winter Contingency Event is available.

Here's what's on offer:

  • Rank One Reward
    • Peppermint Laughter - Mark VII Armor Coating
  • Rank Two Reward
    • Wild Justice - Armor Emblem
  • Rank Three Reward
    • NAVILOGCOM - Armor Emblem
  • Rank Four Reward
    • Wild Justice - Weapon Emblem
  • Rank Five Reward
    • NAVILOGCOM - Armor Emblem
  • Rank Six Reward
    • Peppermint Laughter - MK50 Sidekick Coating
  • Rank Seven Reward
    • Wild Justice - Nameplate Emblem
  • Rank Eight Reward
    • NAVILOGCOM - Nameplate Emblem
  • Rank Nine Reward
    • Snowmageddon - Nameplate Background
  • Rank Ten Reward
    • Peppermint Laughter - MA40 Assault Rifle Coating
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