What you need to know
- You can win in-game "Gold REQ Packs" if you watch Halo 5: Guardians on Mixer.
- The Gold REQ Packs contain cosmetic items.
- You'll have to watch Slayer matches for a chance to win.
- Halo 5 costs $22 on Amazon.
Even after all these years, Halo 5: Guardians is receiving excellent post-launch support. A few months ago, the game was upgraded for Xbox One X, and recently, its "Big Team Battle" mode got new maps and playlists. Microsoft wants to keep gamers interested in the experience, and the company is offering viewers the chance to win "Gold REQ Packs" which contain cosmetic items through Mixer. If you want to win, you have to watch Halo 5 "Slayer" matches.
Gold REQ Packs contain a lot of amazing cosmetic items which should help you stand out in Halo 5. If you still play the game, be sure to watch Slayer matches on Mixer. It's a great way to earn loot without having to go through the grind.
Halo 5 is a first-person shooter which features a satisfactory single-player campaign and a stellar multiplayer mode. While the game was criticized for its story, the online features blew people away. There are so many modes and ways to play, that everyone can hop in and contribute.
Do you still play Halo 5 after all these years? Are you excited for Halo Infinite? Let us know.
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Halo 5: Guardians witnesses the return of Master Chief. However, he's being hunted by Agent Locke in order to get to the bottom of why massive Forerunner constructs are attacking human colonies across the galaxy.
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