Halo 3 launch date announced

Launch countdown commences as the “Halo 3” beta test kicks off tonight.

In a year when Hollywood is launching its biggest blockbusters ever, one video game may well conquer them all. “Halo 3,” the final chapter in the groundbreaking “Halo” trilogy, is preparing to shatter day-one entertainment sales records when it is released worldwide on September 25.

Created by legendary developer Bungie Studios and exclusive to the Xbox 360, “Halo 3” will raise the bar for interactive story-telling and social gaming by engaging consumers worldwide in Master Chief’s epic battle to save humankind.

Nick Segger, Group Product Marketing Manager, says, “‘Halo 3’ is much more than a video game release, it’s potentially the biggest entertainment event of the year. For the fans though it’s the chance to revisit the Halo legend and finish the fight in stunning high definition.”

The announcement of the “Halo 3” launch date comes on the eve of the
release of the “Halo 3” multiplayer beta, which will debut to audiences
worldwide via Xbox LIVE on 16 May at 10pm and run through to 7 June at
4:59pm (Sydney time). The “Halo 3” multiplayer beta will provide audiences worldwide with an exclusive, early look at some of the multiplayer elements of “Halo 3” on Xbox LIVE.

Gamers who are interested in experiencing the multiplayer beta of “Halo 3” can still participate through the purchase of the Xbox 360 exclusive title “Crackdown.”

Source: Xbox Australia

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