Halo Mega Construx PREVIEW: UNSC Marine Gear Pack

Thankfully, we are getting some neat little figure packs as well. This UNSC Marine Gear pack is one of those.

This set is rumored to be $15 U.S. at retail.

As you can see in this set, we get a male and a female marine as well as a Red Elite. Is this a Banished Elite? Likely, though the description for the set calls it a mercenary.

Note the muzzle flash. There appears to be a few of these as accessories in the pack.

Also of note are the interchangeable helmets and add on gear such as pouches.

Let’s take a little bit of a closer look at this accessories on the front of the package.
Here we have a few more torso armors as a communications backpack.

There are a LOT of additional pouches, thigh straps and other armor. There IS a crate included in this set to store all of this stuff. It’s a bit small though. SO we’ll see if this all fits in, when I get the set in-hand to fully review.

And finally, this pocket of nades, knives and muzzle flashes.

Here is the official text blurb from Mega’s site about this set:

• 3 highly collectible micro action figures, 2 UNSC Marines and 1 Elite Mercenary, with authentic detail, 12 points of articulation, display stands and interchangeable weapon accessories
• Halo Infinite inspired building set includes a loaded equipment cache with armors, helmets, weapon accessories and a storage box
• Ideal for ages 8 and up, this building set features detailed authenticity to strengthen creative thinking skills
• Bricks combine with all Mega Construx building sets and are compatible with other name brands
Product Description
Suit up, soldier. Equip your UNSC Marine squad from an armor cache so versatile it’ll feel like you have an infinite number of modifications to choose from. This construction set features 3 combat-ready micro action figures, 2 UNSC Marines and an Elite Mercenary. Gear up with numerous armors, helmets, weapon accessories, and more – then take the enemy down.
Ideal for Probuilders, ages 8+
What’s in the box?
3 micro action figures
110 pieces
Set number: GRN08

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