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OCC News: Halo 3 Becomes Fastest-Selling Pre-Ordered Video Game in History

Category: Gaming, OCC News
Posted: 09:31PM

All hail to the chief, or should I say the Master Chief?  Unless you've been hiding under a rock, most of you know what I'm referring to.  Microsoft is slated to release the final installation in its Halo trilogy, Halo 3, on September 25.  Microsoft announced today that pre-orders for the Xbox 360 exclsuive game have gone past the 1 million mark.  The game will be released in 3 different flavors - Standard, Limited and Legendary.  Copies of the collectible Legendary may even well sell out before the game launch date.  Retailers such as GameStop and Best Buy have indicated that presales for Halo 3 have been the fastest in video game history.  In case the rest of the world hasn't heard, Microsoft is also parterning with several brands such as Mountain Dew, 7-Eleven, Pontiac, Comcast and Burger King to further promote the game.  PepsiCo's Mountain Dew brand is even co-branding a limited edition drink, Game Fuel, to go along with Halo 3's launch.

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