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New Halo 3 Achievements Add 250 Gamerscore

Bungie’s Weekly Update has partially lifted the curtain off of the new Halo 3 achievements that will be coming with the new title update. The new achievements revealed in the Weekly Update add a total of 250 gamerscore to Halo 3. All the achievements require the Legendary map pack, which will still run you 800 points. It is even confirmed that there are no plans to make the Legendary pack free.

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The new achievements are as follows:
* Vidmaster Challenge: Lightswitch (0 points) – Get to the rank of Lieutenant in any playlist in the new EXP progression system.
* Vidmaster Challenge: 7 on 7 (0 points) – Enter into any ranked or social playlist with 7 EXP on the 7th of the month.
* Vidmaster Challenge: Annual (0 points) – After 9/25/08, complete Halo on 4-player Legendary LIVE co-op, with Iron, and everyone in Ghosts.
* Double Double (25 points) – On a Legendary map, get two Double Kills during any ranked or social match.
* Poor Yorick (25 points) – On a Legendary map, get 3 Oddball melee kills during any ranked or social match.
* Came…From…Behind (50 points) – On a Legendary map, get 3 assassinations during any ranked or social match.
* Defend This (50 points) – On a Legendary map, get a flag melee kill during any ranked or social match.
* Flag Dropped (25 points) – On a Legendary map, get 2 flag carrier kills during any ranked or social match.
* Road Rage (25 points) – On a Legendary map, get 5 Warthog chaingun kills during any ranked or social match.
* Look Both Ways (50 points) – On a Legendary map, get a Splatter Spree during any ranked or social match.

If you’ve been following this story, you know that there are more achievements part of this title update, which will add a total of 750 gamerscore to the game. Up until now, Microsoft’s policy limited the number of points to 250, so either Microsoft is changing their rules or Bungie is an exception. Either way, you will have to buy the Legendary map pack to get these achievements.

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