Xbox 360 Unleashes the full force of Halo 3: ODST in a stunning live-action, feature-length TV spot

LONDON– 10 September 2009 - Xbox 360 today is thrilled to announce that to celebrate the impending launch of Halo 3: ODST, the full length version of the Halo 3: ODST TV commercial will air exclusively in the UK on the FX Channel (Sky Digital channel 164, Virgin Media Channel 158) this evening.

This ground-breaking 2min 30 second footage, inspired by the upcoming Halo 3: ODST game, will air tonight at 23.41 during“True Blood” and kicks off an exclusive Halo 3: ODST sponsorship of the FX Channel commencing 18th September.

Halo 3: ODST launches on 22nd September, available exclusively on Xbox 360. For more information please visit http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/splash/h/halo3odst

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