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Play Halo 2, get free access to Halo 3 beta

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Apparently, there was a Halo 3 beta key giveaway we missed. However, not to worry, as Microsoft is letting more people register for free entry into the Halo 3 beta program. All you have to do is play Halo 2 online. According to Microsoft's new "rule of three", you need to play Halo 2 for three hours between Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007, 12:01 a.m. EST and Feb. 3, 2007, 11:59 p.m. EST. If you do, then Microsoft will allow the first 13,333 who complete the three hours to get a free registration to the Halo 3 beta program. If you miss this opportunity, buying a copy of the Xbox360 game "Crackdown" will land you a free Halo 3 beta registration. When the Halo 3 beta is released, people who have Halo 3 beta registrations can download it through Xbox Live.

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lol, what an ingeneous way to sell copies of halo 2 thats one way of making players pay to play a beta.
 

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Very smart MS very smart. I never played any of the halo games but they look amazing. I may have to check them out.
 

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this is only for 360, right? that sux....
 

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With Halo2 only costing $15-20, I might just have to go for this. Plus, I've been curious to find out how well 360 handles the upconversion on the compatible XBox1 titles anyway.
 

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So there are going to be 20,000+ Beta testers?
 

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#9
Halo 2 has been sold about 7 million times worldwide.
How does that have anything to do with my question? Im talking abt Halo 3.
 

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#10
Well, your question sounded like "zomg so many beta testers! crazy wtf!".

So I thought I'd give you an idea how many regular players Halo 2 had.