After a few days of waiting, the Halo: Reach announcement for selected guests during a London Microsoft conference has arrived, but don’t get too excited!
To celebrate the upcoming launch of Halo: Reach, football legend Rio Ferdinand and Gadget Show presenter, Jason Bradbury teamed up today to announce the launch of a major nationwide competition and the Halo: Reach Elite Spartan Squad at a press conference in London. The competition, launching next Wednesday 4th August, at www.xbox.com/lookingforaleader , gives Halo fans and gamers the chance to take part in a series of online mini Halo 3 tournaments in mid-August. Winners will then be selected to attend a mega-launch event taking place in London in mid-September. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be a part of the most exciting live Halo battle in gaming history â€“ all with the special Celebrity Elite Spartan Squad!
As well as Rio and Jason the Halo: Reach Elite Spartan Squad includes a star studded line-up, including: Gorgeous model and T4 presenter, Jameela Jamil; and England Rugby hunk, Ben Cohen. The 5th Spartan member will be revealed next week and the 6th Spartan member will be chosen via the competition and will be the Team Captain ensuring the Elite Spartan Squad is charged and ready to battle at the launch event!
More details about the competition and Elite Spartan Squad activity will be revealed on Wednesday 4th August at www.xbox.com/lookingforaleader