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Microsoft Offers Halo 3-inspired Accessories and Xbox 360 Messenger Kit

LONDON - 31st August 2007 - Xbox 360 fanatics are invited to accessorize with Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 3 Wireless Controllers and Headset available in Europe from 26th September, and the Xbox 360 Messenger Kit, available from 7th September across the region.

As“Halo 3” launches across Europe on 26th September, two new high-quality Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 3 Wireless Controllers will also be available. Legendary comic book artist and“Spawn” creator, Todd McFarlane, has masterfully designed these controllers featuring both the Covenant Brute and Master Chief™ themes. Both fade and scratch-resistant controllers come with a Limited Edition“Halo 3” Master Chief™ figurine designed by McFarlane himself for an estimated retail price of?39.99.

The Spartan green and gold Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 3 Wireless Headset provides the mobility and communication essential for soldiers in their fight against the Covenant. With high-quality voice connections over Xbox LIVE, this accessory will be available for an estimated retail price of?34.99.

The Xbox 360 Messenger Kit, which includes a Chatpad and Xbox 360 headset for an estimated retail price of?24.99, allows users to easily chat with friends or family on Xbox LIVE and Windows-based PCs. The automatically backlit Chatpad quickly connects to any Xbox 360 controller and can be easily controlled with simple thumb strokes so users can simultaneously chat and play games with ease.

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Kate Szlendak / 0118 909 5334 / v-kaszle@microsoft.com

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