So what Spartan variants are returning in Halo 4 and what new Spartan variants will be introduced in it. Well some if not all of the Spartan variants have been revealed. First of all, let's start with some that are returning.
Returning Spartan Variants
Of course, the favorite of many, the Scout is returning. The Halo 4 version returns similar to the old look of the Scout in Halo 3 but also has its own new look.
Making its first appearance in Halo: Reach the Gungnir makes its second appearance in Halo 4. No pictures of the Gungnir in the actual game have been revealed yet.
The Recon, being in more Halo games than many others will also return in Halo 4.
Spartan Mark VI
Of course, you have to have Master Chef's armor variant.
New Spartan Variants
The first multiplayer Spartan variant shown to the public in Halo 4. It is one of the most commonly used armor variants used by the Spartan-IVs.
I have tryed to look up what CIO means but cannot find out what it means, so if anyone knows what it stands for please let me know.
There is also not that much pictures of this Spartan as well.
This Spartan kind of has an EVA look to it. It could be replacing the EVA if it does not return in Halo 4.
This Spartan is even more like the EVA. Do not be confused with Orbital and ODST Spartans.