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Halo Infinite Season 1 release date, battle pass, rewards

Find out everything there is to know about Halo Infinite Season 1, whether it's the incredible Heroes of Reach battle pass rewards or when it first went live.

Halo Infinite Season 1: multiple Spartans can be seen aiming their weapons in the game's key art.

 Halo Infinite Season 1 has concluded. However, you can still access the Season 1 battle pass and the update’s content in-game. The live events that occurred during Season 1 have, however, ended.

Halo Infinite Season 1 saw the first big content update for the game. With a host of Battle Pass rewards and challenges for players to complete, Season 1 saw 343 Industries take the first proper step towards a live-service Halo game.

Halo Infinite Season 1 – Heroes of Reach rooted players in the world of the series by taking them back to the history and legacy Reach has for Spartans. This opening season took place after the events of Halo 5, though this wasn’t all that important given the update mostly included new battle pass rewards and maps.

Continue reading for a deep overview of the game’s first season, detailing the Halo Infinite Season 1 start time, the battle pass, and more. Keep in mind that Halo Infinite lets you activate previous seasonal battle passes, meaning the Season 1 battle pass is actually still accessible, as is the majority of the content that was added – outside of live events that have expired.

Halo Infinite Season 1 release date

Halo Infinite Season 1 began on Monday, November 15, 2021, and ran until Tuesday, May 3, 2022, making it a very long opening season. This coincided with the release of the Halo Infinite multiplayer beta.

Originally the multiplayer was set to launch on December 8, 2021, however, Microsoft released it early to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the franchise.

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Halo Infinite Season 1 Battle Pass

Halo Infinite Season 1 featured a battle pass that had dozens of tiers of rewards to earn, themed around Halo Reach.

Since Halo Infinite battle passes don’t expire, you can hop back in and unlock all of the rewards even today, years on from when Season 1: Heroes of Reach debuted. Given the armor and other rewards it granted are among the most iconic, it’s certainly worth it.

Halo Infinite Season 1 rewards

Halo Infinite’s Season 1 rewards within the Battle Pass are as follows, with 168 rewards up for grabs. Some are free, though most items – especially the sought-after ones – are found in the premium pass.

These rewards include rare armor coatings, armor pieces, and more. With the paid battle pass you can unlock the following legendary rewards:

  • Carter-A259 Kit (Armor Kit) – Tier 20
  • FC-I/Fascia (Helmet Attachment) – Tier 25
  • SAP/SNP (Left Shoulder Pad) – Tier 32
  • SAP/SNP (Right Shoulder Pad) – Tier 33
  • HUL-I/RS/Argon (Helmet Attachment) – Tier 37
  • JUN-A266 Kit (Armor Kit) – Tier 40
  • Recon (Helmet) – Tier 45
  • Judgement Phoenix (Kill Effect) – Tier 50
  • Catherine-B320 Kit (Armor Kit) – Tier 60
  • Super Tone (AI Color) – Tier 69
  • Superintendent (AI Model) – Tier 70
  • UA/Vauntlock (Chest) – Tier 73
  • Stalwart (Visor) – Tier 77
  • Noble Justice (Stance) – Tier 79
  • Jorge-052 Kit (Armor Kit) – Tier 80
  • Judgment Mantle (Armor Effect) – Tier 85
  • EVA (C) (Helmet) – Tier 90
  • Special Delivery (Stance) – Tier 91 [free)
  • Emile-A239 Kit (Armor Kit) – Tier 95
  • Mark VII (Helmet) – Tier 96 [free]
  • Judgment Helm (Armor Effect) – Tier 97
  • UV/Armet (Helmet Attachment) – Tier 98 [free]
  • UA/Type II-A1 Buckler (Wrist) – Tier 100 [free]
  • Judgement Flame (Mythic Effect Set) – Tier 100

For all of the rewards in the Season 1 battle pass, check out ‘Troyd57’s’ overview below:

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Halo Infinite Season 1 events

The following event ran during Halo Infinite Season 1:

  • 20th Anniversary
  • Fractures Tenrai
  • HCS Spotlight
  • Winter Contingency
  • Cyber Showdown
  • Tactical Ops

These are no longer accessible in-game, though some do return from time to time, such as an updated version of the Fractures Tenrai event and Winter Contingency.

Well, that’s all there is to know about Halo Infinite Season 1, whether you’re looking to redeem its unique content offerings today or simply taking a trip down memory lane.