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The Halo 3 Games with Gold giveaway starts on October 16th. If you have questions about Matchmaking or DLC, consult the below FAQ.

Non-DLC Required Playlists

Q: Which playlists do not require DLC?
A: Lone Wolves, Team Slayer, Social Slayer, and Multi-Team do not require DLC.

DLC Required Playlists

Q: How can I play all of the playlists in Halo 3?
A: Owning all Halo 3 DLC will give you access to all Matchmaking playlists.

DLC Price Information

Q: How much does the Mythic Map Pack cost?
A: The Mythic Map Pack costs $4.99 USD.
Q: What maps are included in the Mythic Map Pack?
A: Orbital, Assembly, and Sandbox are included in the Mythic Map Pack.

Q: How much does the Mythic II Map Pack cost?
A: The Mythic II Map Pack is regularly $9.99 USD, but is on sale for $4.99.

Q: What maps are included in the Mythic II Map Pack?
A: Heretic, Citadel, and Longshore are included in the Mythic II Map Pack.

Q: How much does the Legendary Map Pack cost?
A: The Legendary Map Pack costs $1.99 USD.

Q: What maps are included in the Legendary Map Pack?
A: Ghost Town, Avalanche, and Blackout are included in the Legendary Map Pack.

Q: How much does the Heroic Map Pack cost?
A: The Heroic Map Pack is available for free.

Q: What maps are included in the Heroic Map Pack?
A: Standoff, Rat’s Nest, and Foundry are included in the Heroic Map Pack.

Q: How do I get the Cold Storage map?
A: Head to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace to download Cold Storage for free.

Q: Which Halo 3 DLC content is free?
A: The Heroic Map Pack and Cold Storage map may be downloaded for free.

Ranked Playlists / DLC required

Q: Why can’t I play in the Team Doubles playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Team Doubles playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the Team Snipers playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Team Snipers playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the MLG playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the MLG playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the SWAT playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the SWAT playlist.

Social Playlists / DLC required

Q: Why can’t I play in the Rumble Pit playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Rumble Pit playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the Social Skirmish playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Social Skirmish playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the Action Sack playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Action Sack playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the Team Mythic playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Team Mythic playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the Social Big Team playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the Social Big Team playlist.

Q: Why can’t I play in the 7 on the 7th playlist?
A: All DLC is required to play in the 7 on the 7th playlist.