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Were you looking for Halo 3: Mythic, the Halo 3 multiplayer disc bundled with Halo 3: ODST, or the the Mythic Skull in Halo 3 or Halo 2?
The official Mythic Map Pack Logo.

The Mythic Map Packs are a two-packaged map collection created by Bungie for Halo 3. They were released on April 9, 2009 and February 2, 2010 for 800 Microsoft points.[1][2]

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Summary

The icon of the Mythic Map Packs is an alternate version of the difficulty icon known as Mythic difficulty. The knives are replaced with Battle Rifles and the Mythic Skull replaces the Elite Skull. Keep in mind that Mythic has been known as a non-canon difficulty above Legendary, though Bungie has mentioned it several times on Bungie.net.

The first Mythic Map Pack is a Halo 3 DLC map pack, which includes three multiplayer maps, Assembly, Orbital, and Sandbox. It was released with the launch of Halo Wars, but it is only included with the Limited Edition of the game. The Limited Edition was released in Asia and Australia on February 26th, in Europe and Africa on February 27th, and in the Americas on March 3rd with the Limited Edition version of Halo Wars.[3] On March 23, 2009 Microsoft confirmed April 9, 2009 as the release date for Mythic as Downloadable Content (DLC) on Xbox Live for 800 Microsoft points.[4]

The second Mythic map pack, titled "Mythic II Map Pack", was included on Halo 3: Mythic, the multiplayer disc included with Halo 3: ODST, which was released on September 22, 2009. The second package includes the maps Longshore (Level), Heretic (Level) and Citadel (Level). The second map pack was made available as a DLC by February 2, 2010.[2]

Set One

The first Mythic package was released on April 9, 2009 as an Xbox Live downloadable content. This package includes the maps Assembly, Orbital and Sandbox.

Set Two

The second Mythic package was released on February 2, 2010 as an Xbox Live downloadable content, for 800 microsoft points. The package includes the maps Citadel, Heretic and Longshore. The second Mythic package is also included on Halo 3: Mythic, the multiplayer disc included with "Halo 3: ODST", which was released on September 22, 2009.

Trivia

  • The Mythic Map Pack which includes Assembly, Orbital, and Sandbox, is obtainable in four different ways. The first, being shipped with the Limited Edition of Halo Wars, the second, being on Xbox Live Marketplace as DLC content for 800 Microsoft Points, third, being shipped with Halo 3: ODST, or fourth, receiving a free code courtesy of Bungie.
  • Several community members have received the maps early through their contributions, and many other Halo 3 players have gotten them through community giveaways such as Halo 3 Mythbusters and Facility B5D.
  • On March 2nd 2009, one day before the release of Halo Wars in the US, the three mythic maps included in the Halo Wars: Limited Edition were placed on the Xbox Live marketplace for the sum of 99,999 Microsoft points. This amounts to approximately $1,250.[5]

Sources

  1. Bungie.net: Mythic Map Pack DLC Made Officially Official
  2. 2.0 2.1 Xbox.com: Mythic II Map Pack
  3. http://kotaku.com/5126557/ces-09-whoops-halo-wars-release-date-still-march-3
  4. http://kotaku.com/5180371/the-halo-3-mythic-map-pack-happens-on-april-9th
  5. http://hawtymcbloggy.com/2009/03/02/get-the-mythic-map-pack-for-only-1250/

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