Microsoft has officially announced that Halo 3
will be released on September 25 in the U.S. and September 26 across Europe.
Oh no! We are going to have to wait a whole day
after our American cousins before we get to play Halo 3
. Will we cope?
Microsoft?s strategy is clearly to get the game out before the fourth financial quarter/pre-Xmas deluge of quality titles starts hitting store shelves in October and November.
is much more than a video game release; it's the biggest entertainment event of the year," said Microsoft's typically hyperbolic Peter Moore, corporate vice president of Interactive Entertainment Business.
"On September 25, we intend to deliver a finale that will go down in entertainment history and leave people around the world with an experience that will be shared and enjoyed for years to come."
You can read SPOnG?s first impressions of Halo 3 right here.
For those lucky enough to be involved the Halo 3
beta test kicks off at 1pm GMT today.