How To Get Halo 3 Maps With Dial Up
If you only have dial up service and need to get Halo 3 maps this guide for how to get halo 3 maps with dial up will help make things a whole lot easier. The Halo 3 Legendary Map Pack is available on Xbox Live for 600 Microsoft Points, which are the currency used to purchase add-ons on Xbox Live. This set of maps for Halo 3 includes Ghost Town, Avalanche, and Blackout.
You will need:
- Xbox 360
- Copy of Halo 3
- PC with dial up connection
- An Ethernet cable
- Xbox Live account
- 600 Microsoft Points in your Xbox Live account
- If you do not already have an Xbox Live account, create one. You will have to have the Xbox Live account to be able to download anything from Xbox Live. You can get a Silver Membership for free, as well as Gold for a fee you pay every three months. You have to purchase Microsoft Points in order to make purchases on Xbox Live. You can get Microsoft Points using a debit card though the Xbox Live website. You will need 600 Microsoft Points for the Halo 3 maps.
- Get connected to Xbox Live. To connect to Xbox Live via dial up you will have to connect the Xbox 360 to your computer to fool the Xbox 360 into thinking it has a broadband connection. Take the Ethernet cable and connect it to the Ethernet port on the Xbox 360. Then connect the other end to the Ethernet port on the computer. Connect the PC to your dial up connection and access the Network Connections through the Control Panel. From Network Connections go to Create New Connection, you will be creating a home network with the dial up service set as the internet connection for the network. Make sure to check the box to allow other devices to connect to internet through the PC.
- Now you can sign into Xbox Live on the Xbox 360. The connection will be very slow, but it will work to download the Halo 3 map pack. Navigate through the menus to get to where the add-ons are and search for the Halo 3 map pack. Once you find the map pack, go ahead and download it. The download will take a while, but it will be worth it.