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New York Toy Fair and Beyond - Halo Infinite Merchandise

Updated: Oct 13, 2021


We have gotten some small bits here and there from the New York Toy Fair and many other toy-based news drops. In the interest of saving space, I will only consider images of toys that provide us new information not covered by other sources or toys. Let’s start with all that we know from Mega Construx.

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This set contains a UNSC Mongoose and a variety of figures. Shown here are two UNSC Marines, a Grunt Conscript, and an Elite Mercenary. The Mongoose is similar in design to the Halo 5 one, but the box art shows a Marine riding on the back facing forward, which was not done in Halo 5. The Elite and Grunt may be placeholder models, as they are currently using older designs for them, but the names are definitely from Halo Infinite. (Update: The Elite and Grunt are using the pictured models in the final set, so these are based on in-game models.) What’s important here is that we’re dealing with an enemy faction including Elites and Grunts that is not the Covenant, at least, not as we know it. It could be a reformed Covenant, the Banished, or an entirely new faction. We will have to wait and see.

These Jackal Freebooters are coming with an upcoming Halo Infinite UNSC Warthog set. They bear a striking resemblance to the original trilogy Jackals, which makes sense given the art direction for the game. They have Plasma Pistols, so it is reasonable to assume that the game will feature this weapon as well.

This UNSC Warthog is very similar to its Halo 4/5 counterparts, but with one key difference: the turret has been changed back to the original design.

The final set shown by Mega Construx thus far is a very large UNSC Pelican. Importantly, this Pelican seems to be derived from the original Pelican design more than the Halo 4/5 one.

The Pelican pilot at the beginning of the Discover Hope trailer is shown here with his helmet. The new detail here is the helmet design, and he is, of course, included in the UNSC Pelican set.

This Hunter figure will also be included in the Pelican set. Now, it is important to clarify here that while this Hunter has the red and gray color scheme seen on Banished units, it is not the same one as we saw in Halo Wars 2. The design is vastly different, and the fuel rods are red, not green. EDIT: Since the Banished have been confirmed for Infinite, we can now safely say that this Hunter is a Banished Hunter. I have left the following original statements for historical purposes. Now, it’s possible that this Hunter is part of the Banished but is drastically redesigned from its Halo Wars 2 appearance, but I think it is more likely that it belongs to whatever enemy faction we will be fighting in the game.

This figure, as well as the five following it, are part of the newly released Series 12 set of Mega Construx Halo figures. They were found by Timothy Jones at Target and shared via Mega Construx News on Instagram, among other platforms. Since these figures have been released publicly, I have chosen to include them in this document.

This figure is an Elite Ultra, as the box says. His armor is clearly based on the Halo: Reach Elite Ultra design, with some notable differences, chiefly in the helmet. He is also armed with a Plasma Repeater, implying this weapon’s presence in Halo Infinite.

The second figure is a Spartan wearing the Mark VII armor. This armor is not new to the extended fiction in Halo, but it has not appeared in a Halo game until now. Interestingly, the right arm and helmet of this figure are a drastically different color than the rest of the figure, which is something that we have not even seen with Mega Construx figures prior to this set. Although purely speculation, this fact could suggest that the color customization options for Halo Infinite go beyond the standard primary/secondary color choices. Finally, this Spartan has a new weapon with him, one featuring a rotary magazine on the underside. At this time, it is unknown what to expect from this weapon, although there are several ongoing theories in the community.

The third figure is this Spartan wearing Recon armor. Once again, we see the influence from Reach on Infinite’s art style. There’s not too much to focus on here that we hadn’t seen before in Reach. He comes with the new Assault Rifle, whose mold is compatible with the various scope attachments released in the line. It is unknown if the weapon’s compatibility with Mega Construx attachments implies that weapon attachments will be featured in Infinite.

The fourth figure is a Marine Sniper. Her armor is familiar to fans of the classic games, but it is definitely new. Interestingly, she has no helmet, which implies that either Marines can lose their helmets, as in Halo 2, 3, ODST, and Reach, or that some Marines do not have helmets. The Sniper Rifle mold here is the same as the Halo 4/5 Sniper Rifle, but that does not necessarily mean that the Halo Infinite Sniper Rifle will have the same design as its predecessors. For example, Mega Construx never created a mold for the Halo 5 Plasma Pistol, using the inaccurate Halo: Reach/4 mold instead.

I’ve included a second image of this figure to show her helmet. The helmet is very similar to that used by the ODST Romeo, which is interesting to see on a Marine. Perhaps we will see more ODST gear used by Marines, or perhaps we will see actual ODSTs in Infinite.

The fifth figure shows a Spartan sporting the GUNGNIR armor. Again, this Spartan is very similar to one from Reach, even including the robotic right arm. Although the armor itself is quite familiar, the weapon is new. Upon closer inspection, the weapon looks very similar to one that was introduced in Halo 3: the Mauler. Although there are distinct differences between the two models, the similarities are significant. But, why would there be a Brute weapon in Halo Infinite without there being a Brute? That brings us to our sixth and final figure in the set.

Brutes! In an FPS Halo title for the first time since Halo: Reach! This Brute’s armor looks very ornate, perhaps implying an allegiance to a faction other than the Banished. On the other hand, the color scheme is similar to that of the Banished, so this figure could indicate the presence of this powerful alien force. The figure also comes with yet another new weapon design. This weapon is clearly one designed by the Brutes, but it is hard to know what its functionality is. It could be a new design for the Brute Shot, or it could be a new weapon entirely. We will have to wait and see.

With the start of July, Mega Construx has revealed a large portion of their Fall 2020 lineup, including sets that we haven’t ever seen before. I’ll source images straight from the Mega Construx site and from images of the box art posted on Twitter to make sure we have every last detail.

Up first, we have the UNSC Marine Gear Pack, which contains two Halo Infinite Marines and an Elite Mercenary. The figures here are not too different from those we saw in the Mongoose set, but there are some interesting and noteworthy details. First, the Marine in the middle seems to be holding some type of grenade that we have not seen before. It could be a flashbang or some kind of stun grenade, or it could simply be an accessory, like the knife on the left Marine’s leg.

On the Banished side, we can see a Plasma Grenade in the Elite’s hand. Although it was almost certain that we would see this grenade return, it is nice to see it in this set. We can also see another weapon on the Elite’s back: the Plasma Launcher. This returning armament from Reach was originally going to appear in Halo 5: Guardians, but it never fully made it into the game. It is nice to see it finally coming back into the Halo sandbox.

The next set in the lineup is the UNSC Spartan Armor Pack. This set contains two UNSC Spartans with armor from Reach and a Brute Warrior. At this time, it is unknown if the armor shown will appear in Halo Infinite or if it is just Reach armor, but it is worth noting that the Grenadier Spartan shown is holding the weapon shown earlier with the Mk. VII Spartan from Series 12. Interestingly, here, the weapon has a Recon Sight, first seen on the Halo 5: Guardians Battle Rifle. Although not a confirmation by any means, it seems that this new weapon may be considered a primary weapon alongside the Assault Rifle and Battle Rifle. We can also see that the Frag Grenade has made a return, which we would expect. The Gravity Hammer, a weapon inseparable from the Brutes, will return as well. Finally, there is a Banished crate in the back, which is a red version of the Covenant crates from the original trilogy.

The box art for this set also shows a wide assortment of Halo: Reach armors, including Operator, EVA, GUNGNIR, and Commando, in addition to the default Recon and Grenadier armors. Of course, we still do not know for sure that these armors will be in Infinite, but since it is possible, I have chosen to include them. The other noteworthy item is the Pistol included in the top compartment of the box. This Pistol does not have the handguard seen on most Halo Pistols, making it closest to the Gunfighter Magnum seen in Halo 5: Guardians.

The next set is the Defense Point Showdown. This set contains a Banished AA Turret, a UNSC Mongoose, and four minifigures. The turret itself is absolutely amazing, and it looks like a cross between the Mantis AA Turret from Halo 3 and the Tyrant AA Turret from Halo: Reach. However, the minifigures themselves are very interesting and warrant a closer look.

From left to right, we have a UNSC Marine, the Master Chief, a Brute named Hyperius, and a Grunt Assault. The Marine and the Master Chief, while very cool, are fairly familiar to us at this point. However, Hyperius is a Brute we have never seen before, and his armor is very, very noteworthy.

For one, he has a jump pack, an accessory not seen since Halo 3. However, on his right shoulder pauldron, he has a Spartan’s helmet...namely, Spartan Locke’s! Whoever Hyperius is, he’s clearly had an encounter with Spartan Locke, and this encounter did not go well for the Spartan. It is unclear at this time whether Locke escaped to tell the tale or not, but he and this Brute clearly have some history.

Finally, the Grunt on the right is a Grunt Assault, and it seems to be using armor similar to the Grunt Imperial from Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians. It is very interesting to see a Grunt from this era alongside Grunts whose armor originates from the original trilogy.

The next new set is the Skiff Intercept, featuring the Banished Skiff. This brand new vehicle is piloted and gunned by two Brute Warriors, and a Grunt Conscript rides in the interior. A lone Mk. VII Spartan stands against the threat on the left. This vehicle is a very cool addition to the Halo Infinite sandbox, but it is described as a “non-playable vehicle” in the set’s description. Although it is not confirmed, it is likely that this vehicle cannot be used by the player in-game, like the Shadow from Halo 2, which is quite unfortunate for such a neat new addition to the Halo universe.

The final new set is the Banshee Breakout, which includes a Banished Banshee in the Halo Infinite art style. The Banshee is very cool and fits well with the Banished theme. However, the Elite Ultra shown below the Banshee is also worth noting because of its Focus Rifle. The Focus Rifle, like the Plasma Launcher, has not appeared in a mainline Halo game since Halo: Reach. It seems that many Halo: Reach armaments will be making a return in Halo Infinite.

Another day, another Mega Construx reveal. This time, we get to see the Halo Infinite Series 1 Blind Bags. Most of the figures are characters, armors, or models that we’ve already seen before, but two of the figures are using weapons we haven’t seen yet with the other Halo Infinite sets. The GUNGNIR Spartan is holding a Carbine, and the Mk. VII Spartan is wielding a Brute Shot. While these appearances do not confirm that the weapons will appear in Infinite, it is certainly a possibility.

The UNSC Combat Unit set features two Halo Infinite Marines and a Mk. VII Spartan. Most of the contents of this set are known, but we do get to see the Machine Gun Turret. Now, while this set is using the Halo 5: Guardians model for the Turret, it could simply be a holdover due to the fact that it was the only Mega Construx Halo UNSC turret designed to fire a physical projectile. Still, it seems likely that the Machine Gun Turret will make a return in Infinite.

The other set is the Mercenary Combat Unit, which features a Banished Jackal Freebooter, Elite Ultra, and Brute Warrior. Again, there’s not too much that’s new here, but there are two interesting features. For one, the barricade looks similar to earlier Covenant barricades from previous sets, but it does seem to have more menacing spike-like attachments on the front. Perhaps we will see a Banished version of this barricade return in Infinite. The other neat item in this set is the Halo 5: Guardians Plasma Turret model. Again, this model is likely just a carryover from the only Mega Construx Plasma Turret that can fire projectiles, rather than a game-accurate mold, but it does seem to indicate that the Plasma Turret will appear in Infinite.

This image shows the back of the UNSC Spartan Armor Pack set. Notably, two of the new weapons have been shown in this listing. The Brute Mauler-like weapon is called a “Pistol,” and the new UNSC weapon is called a “Shotgun.” Although these names are likely not finalized, they do help indicate the potential roles that these weapons will have in the Halo Infinite sandbox.

Once again, we have a new Mega Construx reveal. This time, we get to see what may be yet another new weapon: the Smoke Grenade. Although I had theorized that there was a new type of UNSC grenade, it was unclear if it was actually a usable piece of equipment or just another set piece. The back of this box is by no means a confirmation, as the Knife and Bayonet are unlikely to be their own weapons in the game, but if the grenade is in fact usable in Infinite, it will be unlike any grenade we’ve seen before. This Smoke Grenade mold can also be seen on the right leg of the UNSC Marine Sniper figure posted earlier in this subsection.

Now that this set is officially in stores, we get to see some of the weapons that will most likely be in Halo Infinite. This image shows the back of the Master Chief vs. Brute Warrior set. We now know that the Brute Pistol is called the Mangler, and the UNSC Pistol is called the MK50 Sidekick. However, this weapon list does inform us that the other Brute weapon is some type of Rifle. I still think it is likely that the Rifle could be something like a Brute-themed Carbine.

This newly revealed set features three things we have not yet seen in a Halo Infinite set. The first is the presence of the Halo: Reach Hazop Spartan. Again, this armor’s appearance is not a confirmation that it will appear in Infinite, but it is possible. The other new thing here is the Banished Turret. The design looks somewhat similar to the original CE turret, although it is hard to tell if the in-game design has been accurately represented here. The turret we have seen in the demo did not look like this one, so this could be more of a creative liberty than a necessity. Finally, there is a Plasma Coil in this set, which may indicate its presence in Halo Infinite.

Thanks to Toywiz and @megabloksnews on Twitter, we now know the contents of the Halo Infinite Series 2 Blind Bags. For the most part, these figures, weapons, and miniature vehicle are all known from various media, but there are a few notable things. The blue Spartan is using the Mk. V (B) helmet from Halo: Reach with a Grenadier chestpiece, while the green Spartan is using the CQC helmet from the same game. These armor sets may or may not appear in Halo Infinite, but there is a new armor set or two featured here. The yellow Spartan is wearing armor we have not seen before and is wielding a DMR. Additionally, the active-camo Spartan in the back left seems to be wearing a second set of armor that may be new as well, although the source image is too blurry to be sure.

The second newly discovered set is the Hijacked Ghost, featuring figures and weapons that, for the most part, we already knew about. However, the appearance of the Ghost itself is new information, and the Spartan driving the Ghost is also new. The Spartan’s helmet is very similar to that of the yellow Spartan from the Halo Infinite Series 2 Blind Bags, but the chestpiece has a different shape. It seems that we will be getting a better look at some of the new armors with the upcoming Spring 2021 Mega Construx Halo line.

There have been a few more images of the Halo Infinite Series 2 Blind Bags posted to Amazon, and they reveal a few more details about the figures included. Here, we can more clearly see the helmet of the active-camo figure, which is indeed distinct from the yellow Spartan. That is now two armors we have seen first in Mega Construx form.

The yellow Spartan’s armor is more clearly shown in this image. Though the shoulders and legs are using molds from Halo: Reach figures, the helmet and chest armor is new.

Recently, we’ve seen a few more Mega Construx sets go up on Amazon. Although I was initially unconvinced that the sets were entirely related to Halo Infinite, I’ve decided to include them regardless. The first set is the Last Spartan Standing set. There’s nothing here that we haven’t seen before, save for the fact that this set depicts the end of an Infection match. That doesn’t mean Infection will be a launch mode in Halo Infinite per se, but it does suggest that it is likely.

The second new set is the Capture the Flag set. First of all, this set shows two Halo Infinite Spartans in a red-vs.-blue scenario. Again, this isn’t confirmation that team colors or CTF will be in Infinite, but it does suggest that both will be returning. The red Spartan is a Spartan Trailblazer, which is the same armor as the Active Camo figure mentioned earlier. Furthermore, the blue Spartan is wearing the same Mk. VI Gen 3 armor as the Master Chief, so we might get to use this armor in multiplayer as well.

The third and final new set that we’ve seen so far is the Skull Control set. Representing an FFA Oddball match, this set pits a yellow Spartan with a Mk. VII helmet against a gray and blue Spartan wearing the Anubis helmet. Yes, the Anubis armor is returning from Halo 5: Guardians, but with aesthetic changes since it’s now a Gen 3 armor set. This helmet matches the helmet of the yellow Spartan from the blind bags that we found earlier, so we now know of at least three, if not four, multiplayer armor sets that will be available in Halo Infinite.

The Mega Construx Halo Infinite Series 3 blind bag figures have been revealed as of April 6, 2021! There are 7 unique figures and a micro build of the UNSC Wasp available to collect. This package shows everything available in this series. From top left to bottom right, we have a UNSC Marine with an MA5-series Assault Rifle, a mini UNSC Wasp, an Active Camo Brute Chieftain with a Gravity Hammer, a pink JFO Spartan with a Sniper Rifle, a Cyan Elite Ultra with a Plasma Repeater, an orange Spartan with a Gravity Hammer and a new helmet, a Green Spartan with a Bulldog Shotgun and another new helmet, and a new kind of Grunt with a Plasma Pistol and two Shock Rifles.

There are individual photos available of all the figures in this Twitter thread, but I want to focus on a few in particular.

The Marine figure is not particularly noteworthy herself, but it is interesting that she comes with an MA5-series Assault Rifle. In particular, I do not recognize the scope attachment on the weapon, which looks like an ammo counter. Now, it is entirely possible that this Assault Rifle variant will not appear in Halo Infinite since we know the MA40 will be featured, but it is curious nonetheless.

This Green Spartan is wearing a helmet that looks very similar to Fred’s Halo Legends helmet and, perhaps more relevantly, his appearance on the cover of Halo: Shadows of Reach (see below).

Although this Spartan is almost certainly not the official Fred-104, the fact that his helmet (and shoulders) match the cover of the book suggests that, if nothing else, Fred’s armor will be available in multiplayer. However, he could also appear as a character in Halo Infinite.

One character from Blue Team may be a bit far fetched based on just one similar armor set, but then we have this figure. If we again compare the helmet to the helmets shown on the Halo: Shadows of Reach cover, we can see a striking resemblance to Kelly-087 (see below).

Again, this Mega Construx Spartan isn’t officially a Kelly-087 figure, and we can see some differences in the shoulder armor (although the design on the cover could be an earlier revision). However, the appearance of this exact helmet alongside a helmet matching Fred-104’s seems like it could point to the possibility of Blue Team appearing in Halo Infinite. This is only speculation, of course. All we know for now is that these two armor sets will likely appear in multiplayer.