Halo 4 – New DLC Available Today for Free

Microsoft has released the Halo 4 “Forge Island” map today, well ahead of its April 11 scheduled date.

The new and free DLC showcases three big, flat islands that are intended to be the base for Forge Mode customization.

Here is the press release:

Halo 4″ Forge Island Now Available on Xbox LIVE

‘We’re pleased to announce that Forge Island – which was revealed at PAX East – has passed the Certification process early and is now available to download on Xbox LIVE, at no additional cost to Xbox LIVE members. A massive new play space featuring islands known as the “Great Anvils”, Forge Island delivers three flat, modifiable areas that will give Forge creators both the acreage and new building assets to craft an infinite range of multiplayer maps for the Halo community to explore and enjoy.

Forge Island can be redeemed via the “Halo 4” in-game store, or via the Xbox LIVE marketplace. Requires “Halo 4” game (sold separately) and 150MB storage. Xbox LIVE Gold membership (sold separately) required for online multiplayer.’

Will you be playing your Xbox today?