Master Chief makes his long-awaited return in less than a week with the launch of
, and GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video games, is helping fans get into the action sooner. The retailer will host midnight launch events for
at more than 4,400 U.S. stores on Monday night (Nov. 5, 2012) leading up to the 12:01 a.m. launch on Nov. 6, 2012. With festivities at stores kicking off Monday at 9:00 p.m. local time, Halo fans will have an opportunity to play the iconic game prior to midnight as well as participate in various Halo-themed challenges.
Customers that pre-order and purchase
at GameStop will also receive some exciting exclusive content – all voted on by Halo fans – including the War Games Haven Premium Theme, Arctic Battle Rifle Skin and the "Forest" armor skin, a set of cool, customizable armor for use in Halo Infinity multiplayer matches. Voting on the fourth and final pre-order exclusive closes on Nov. 4, so there’s still time to cast your vote today at
. In addition to exclusive pre-order bonuses, GameStop customers get a 30% trade bonus on any games traded toward the purchase of
for more details.
Pick up a copy of
at GameStop locations on Nov. 6, 2012. For more information on an event near you, visit
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