Although Halo Infinite has been delayed to 2021, it appears a number of the tie-in merchandise items for the game will be released as scheduled. Microsoft recently announced new Halo Funko Pops, while the company also partnered with Monster Energy for a new campaign. The next merchandising opportunity for Halo Infinite is a new collaboration with the apparel company Hex for branded backpacks and more.
Described as “premium bags,” these new backpacks and duffels were designed in partnership with developer 343 Industries as part of the marketing campaign for Halo Infinite. The Hex Halo collection includes four items in total, including a Spartan backpack ($100 USD), a Spartan Tech backpack ($200 USD), an ONI sling ($80 USD), and a UNSC duffel ($150 USD). They are all available to pre-order now, and shipping is free for orders of $75 USD or more, so all of these items qualify. International shipping is also available.
Here are some more details from our new HEX x @halo collection! 2 Backpacks, one is a daily commuter, 1 is a full on gear bag for gaming equipment or other electronics. The duffel is spacious with laptop storage. pic.twitter.com/AUxZMRcJn0
— HEX (@hex_brand) September 11, 2020
The Spartan backpack has multiple compartments and can hold a laptop up to 15″. The bag is inspired by Master Chief, and as such, it sports an olive-green color and Chief’s Spartan-117 ID number. The Tech backpack is a super-sized version of the backpack, with more space for storing equipment like gaming gear. As you can see in the image above, this bag has enough space to hold a standard-size Xbox (probably not the much-bigger Xbox Series X, though), along with headphones and two controllers.
The ONI sling, meanwhile, features a military-style molle clip system so you can strap gear onto it. There is also a padded main compartment with a movable divider, while the front has a zipper pocket. The ONI bag also sports the badge and logo for the Official of Naval Intelligence (ONI).
Finally, the UNSC duffel is just that–a duffel bag with numerous accessory pockets and magnetic handles. It is water-resistant and it has a shoulder strap as well. It’s a fitting grey color with the United Nations Space Command (UNSC) logo on it. You can see the full descriptions for each of the Hex items below, and they are all available for pre-order now.
Hex Halo Collection:
The Spartan Backpack is a sleek sturdy daypack equipped with an organizer, grab handle, hidden zipper pockets, and EVA foam shoulder straps with airmesh for breathability. There is also a front accessory pocket, and a padded laptop compartment for laptops up to 15”. This limited edition bag is inspired by the legendary super-soldier, the Master Chief, and carries his Spartan-117 ID number, signature olive-drab color story and badging package.
The Spartan Tech Backpack is the ultimate bag for the serious gamer, photographer, streamer, etc.). This bag features EVA foam padded laptop storage (up to 15”), a luggage handle pass-through, deluxe organizer, passport pocket, and grab handle. Inside there is a full setup of custom configurable EVA foam dividers so you can set up your bag to accommodate your specific gear requirements. There is also a lay-flat water bottle pocket as well as an innovative combo pockets that holds both a phone and a passport. This bag is inspired by the legendary super-soldier, the Master Chief, and carries his Spartan-117 ID number, signature drab-green color story and badging package.
The ONI Sling is a versatile, limited edition bag. It features a molle clip system for clipping gear onto the front of the bag. It also features a generous padded main compartment with adjustable padded divider to hold anything from game controllers to cameras. There is also a front zipper pocket for your phone, and accessory pockets on both sides of the bag. The strap corners feature secret velcro stash pockets as added attention to detail. Custom Halo hardware and a padded shoulder pad round out the feature set. The Sling’s badging and color story identify it with Halo’s ONI (Office of Naval Intelligence).
The UNSC Duffel features a roomy main compartment, EVA foam padded laptop pocket, various accessory pockets, a luggage handle pass-through, and hidden magnetic handles. The grey color story and custom badging identify it as Halo UNSC (United Nations Space Command) property
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