Sep 27 2007, 06:06 PM
Halo 3 Japanese Store Sell Out Shocker
Posted by XanTium
| September 27 13:06 EST | News Category: Xbox360
Stupid, stupid me. With all that crazy Halo 3 hype in Tokyo, I thought I could just waltz into a store at 6PM tonight and walk out with a copy of Halo 3.
See those little white cards with blue writing on those Halo 3 copies? That means "sold out." I actually was so not expecting this that it did not dawn on me that I should've asked the clerk how many copies were sold until I was driving home. Unwilling to admit defeat (c'mon this is Halo 3 in Japan!), I stopped by another totally tubular shop, which had Halo 3 copies coming out the whazoo. It even had imported versions!
Full Story: kotaku.com
Sep 27 2007, 05:43 PM
looks like they still use the old school Toys 'R' Us style of buying games. Pick up a slip of paper and take it to the counter. Ahh.... the good 'ol days
Sep 27 2007, 05:46 PM
WTF! Now Japan plays American First Person Shooters? No wait perhaps Microsoft figured out that 20 copies of Halo3 for all Japan would be enough but didn't expect that they should have sent 30 copies instead... LOL!
Anyways it's a good thing (eventhough not comparable to PS3 and Wii sales) that Halo3 is selling out overthere ...
Sep 27 2007, 05:56 PM
Obviously SOME people over there bought 360s, and I think they ALL buy Halo 3. The 360 buyers knew what type of game the 360 is known for: FPS. So.....
Sep 27 2007, 06:01 PM
Makes perfect sense, the refuse to buy M$'s console but buy out all the copies of Halo 3.
That is indeed halarious.
Sep 27 2007, 06:02 PM
And to them X-Sceners that said screw Japan MS should pull out, put your head in your hands sir lol
Sep 27 2007, 06:34 PM
It is most honorable to be minced by a Gravity Hammer.
Sep 27 2007, 08:16 PM
Now we know that some ( two or three thousand ) japanese people dont really care where the game comes from, they just want to play the damn game.
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