Optimizing Your Multiplayer and Campaign Mode
Experiences in Halo 4

Optimize your Halo 4 gaming experience by using flash drives or an Xbox 360 hard drive.


At a minimum, you’ll need at least an 8GB USB Flash Drive or an Xbox 360 Hard Drive to play Multiplayer mode in Halo 4. For an optimal experience playing with an Xbox 360 Hard Drive is highly recommended. For Xbox 360 4GB, Arcade and Core consoles, the Xbox 360 Hard Drive is sold separately. See below for more details on the storage device options available for Xbox 360 and Halo 4.

Xbox 360 8GB and 16GB USB Flash Drives by SanDisk®

The pre-configured Xbox 360 USB Flash Drives by SanDisk include Xbox 360 update software (which includes system software) and room for your profile, gamesaves, and digital media.

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Note: You can use other USB flash drives. They must be configured as Xbox 360 memory units.
Learn how to format a USB flash drive for an Xbox console.

Xbox 360 320GB Media Hard Drive

With a whopping 320GB, you'll get more space for games, HD movies, TV shows, music and demos. You can even install game discs to your hard drive. The hard drive includes the full downloadable Xbox 360 game LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (as a downloadable game from Xbox LIVE).

  • Works with Xbox 360 S consoles
  • Plenty of space for the content you want
  • Includes Xbox 360 game LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars

Find out more about Xbox 360 storage devices here.

Xbox 250 GB Media Hard Dirve

Halo 4 Limited Collectors Edition Bonus Content

System Requirements

Forward Unto Dawn
Download code valid for one-time use only. To view this content on Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE (Free) membership, Halo Waypoint app (free download; ISP fees apply), and 500 MB available storage space required. To view this content at www.halowaypoint.com, a PC (Windows Vista or later) with Internet Explorer 9+ or Intel based Macintosh (MAC OS  10.5.7+) with Safari 4+, Microsoft Silverlight 5.0 (free download; ISP fees apply) and broadband internet access is also required; ISP fees apply. HD display recommended.

Halo Infinity Multiplayer
4 GB available storage space required. Minimum 8GB USB Flash Drive or Xbox 360 Hard Drive required. (For Xbox 360 4GB, Arcade and Core consoles, Xbox 360 Hard Drive sold separately.)