Halo: Reach is shaping up to be one of the releases of the year having ignited a price war between the country’s biggest retailers.
Sainsbury’s is leading the charge with a retail price of £34.99, while Tesco is selling the game for £28 when purchased with an Xbox Live 2100 points card.
And with Asda is offering an exclusive Halo Reach hoodie for £9, consumers have a range of extras to consider when purchasing.
Here’s a round up of who’s doing what:
- Asda – £37.47 (complete with an exclusive Halo: Reach hoodie, avaliable for £9 when purchased with the game)
- Tesco – £37.70 (or £28 when bought with an Xbox Live 2100 points card costing £16.71)
- Sainsbury’s – £34.99
- HMV – £39.99
- GAME and Gamestation – £39.99
- Blockbuster – £39.99 (a store manager told MCV that if GAME or Gamestation are selling it for less, Blockbuster will better it)
- Argos – £36.99
Here are the key online prices:
- Amazon – £36.99
- Game.co.uk – £39.99
- Gamestation.co.uk – £37.99
- Play.com – £37.99 (with 25 per cent off a Halo: Reach t-shirt when bought with the game)
- Simplygames.co.uk – £36.85
- Zavvi.com – £36.95
Halo: Reach arrives on the back of a wave of praise from critics and a huge marketing campaign courtesy of Microsoft. There are also a number of stores across the country opening at midnight.