3 will be the biggest launch for the videogame industry yet. With already more than 1 million
pre-orders for the title, Microsoft looking to break Halo 2’s record of
$125 million of day-one sales. But what if day-one, set for September 25, was
too far away?
Someone with an early retail copy of Halo 3 knew that there
are millions of Xbox 360 owners dying to get their hands on the game as soon as
possible, and looked to fulfill someone’s dreams via an eBay auction.
Found on eBay
Australia is an auction promising Halo 3 – “the real deal” – as available
immediately. Some may cry hoax, but the seller posted convincing photographs of
both a sealed copy of the game along with another picture showing the complete,
opened package with disc.
For such a hot item, one would expect a considerable bidding
war for the chance to play Halo 3 two weeks in advance of official release –
but interestingly, the seller set a limit for his auction with the “Buy It Now”
option at AU$149 (around $124). Needless to say, the item was snatched up in
less than a day.
quote: The first Halo's absolutely Blew! They were slow, they were Dull, and they were void of just about every aspect that makes an FPS a challenge... but as always its MSs turd and they know how to market.
quote: So I would concur that he should have doubled his asking price for those less fortunate to not have an original opinion.
quote: but as always its MSs turd and they know how to market