In just 24 hours, HALO 3 has become the biggest US entertainment launch ever, taking over $170 million (surpassing the previous record-holder: the movie SPIDER-MAN 3). Microsoft statement: "Not only is HALO 3 setting sales records, it's also redefining entertainment. Within the first 20 hours alone, we've seen more than a million Xbox Live members come online to play HALO 3, the most active day in Xbox Live history..."
HALO 3 places Master Chief in the midst of the Covenant's invasion of Earth, offering access to new weapons, vehicles & equipment (with Bubble Shields, Flares, Trip Mines, etc.), & introducing new game characters. Apart from the stunning high-definition next-generation graphics, HALO 3 also presents dramatic advances in enemy Artificial Intelligence & provides options to record & playback gameplay from any viewpoint
The game is available in 3 Editions: the standard HALO 3 contains the game disc & manual. HALO 3 Limited Collector's Edition comes in a metal case with game disc, manual, interactive bonus disc, & a hardcover book with information & artwork. HALO 3 Legendary Edition has game disc, manual, 2 bonus discs with exclusive content, storyboard artwork, & a scale replica of the Master Chief's helmet!
Also released today, HALO 3: The Official Guide with maps, tactics & secrets revealed by Bungie. If you don't already own a XBOX 360 Console, there's the new HALO 3 Limited Edition XBOX 360. Other HALO-themed XBOX 360 accessories include: HALO 3 Wireless Headset, Spartan Wireless Gamepad, Covenant Wireless Gamepad, Console Modding Kit & Xbox Live 12 month Subscription Card
Visit Bungie's official HALO 3 site
HALO 3 Announcement Trailer
HALO 3 for XBOX 360