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Halo 3 Special Edition Xbox 360 Console Now Available

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  1. malware New Member

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    Microsoft announced today the availability of its Xbox 360 Halo 3 Special Edition console. The console features an exclusive "Spartan green and gold" finish and comes bundled with a matching Xbox 360 wireless controller, 20GB hard drive, wired headset, Play & Charge Kit, HDMI port, and exclusive Halo 3 Gamer Pics and Theme (available via Xbox LIVE download). The Halo console retails now for $399. The Halo 3 game is not included in the package.

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    Source: DailyTech
     
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    looks very nice
     
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    So in other words you pay $50 for special paint.
     
  4. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Looks nice, Id pay the extra to have one of these :D
     
  5. burtram

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    i wouldn't get one... it clashes with my black/silver home theater setup.. though overall.. i don't really like that green, the orange is cool, but the green not so much.
     
  6. Xaser04

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    Why didn't they bother to wait a bit longer and bundle the game with the console?! It seems daft to have a halo themed console but not the game to go with it.

    Also to me the green looks awful.
     
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    Ugh ...think it looks awful :D
     
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    My sediments exactly. Kinda dumb to release a Halo 3 themed X-box without the game...
     
  9. effmaster

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    Well they can't exactly make money off of Halo 3 if they bundle in the game for free with the console after all.

    Plus your not just getting a paint job your also getting a free Plug and play charger included with the system which is like I think last I checked a $20 plus as an accessory when you would buy it seperately under normal circumstances.

    Plus you get exclusive Halo 3 pics and themes only when you buy this console thats another plus albeit probably a lesser one.

    Finally its not just the console thats painted its also the wireless controller, headset, and harddrive that are also painted
     
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    My friend just got one... and i must say it looks even better in person.. the detail is simply amazing.
     
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    the reason they didn't bundle halo 3 with it was cause this isn't like the elite where it's just another sku this is actually a special edition item (as in could be for collectors) and that plus the free themes and plug and charge kit makes it cost 50 dollars more than the original one

    if i didn't have my elite i'd get it just cause of the attention to detail.:toast:
     
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    should have bundled Halo 3 with it and up the priced 30 bucks. Im surprised to see an HDMI port offered with it myself. Kind of screws with early adopters, such as myself. Im personally not a fan of one of the ugliest color schemes ever offered on a gaming system.

    Price wise, eh, its good, about the same as the premium only this one is ugly colored and gives you an hdmi port (drool)
     
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    the new premiums also come with HDMI now i was upset too but remembered i had decided to buy the extended warranty on my 360 and took ti back for full price (400 is what i payed before the price drop) and was like sweet and bought an xbox elite so i got the hdmi version xbox all black (way better than white) and a hdmi cable (comes with the console not like ps3) for 50 bucks ;)
     
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    It does have the new heatsink and 65nm CPU's in it according to a guy at an xbox 360 forum that I go to. Visually confirmed, so that it something going for it.
     
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    REALLY do you have a link to prove it?

    Please let us know I have been anxiously awaiting this please don't dissapoint me:eek::eek::eek:
     
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    a few sites say it has the 65nm chip infact so i got my elite recently (gave back my old premium) i'll wait a few months take this back and get a 65nm elite :) the halo 360 isnt my colors ha green is a bad primary color
     
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    Man I want one. Grrr....must wait until anatomy module is over in early October before I can buy Halo 3 and this console. Gosh med school is completely consuming my life. :(
     
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    the RRoD will look sweet on that paint job.
     
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    I call bullshit on the rrod looking sweet on there:laugh::laugh::laugh::slap:
     

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