The signs were all there: the Fall 2007 moniker, the oddly timed Beta, the Mountain Dew, but did we listen? Well, yes, we did. And so, Bungie has announced that Halo 3 will launch in North America on September 25th, 2007 with a European release scheduled only one day later.

Microsoft is billing the event as the most anticipated game release of all time and really, who is going to argue that? When you can release a game with a special edition that slams your bank account for $130 bucks and your fans hardly even flinch, we think you've earned that right.

So what do you say? Join us in an urban camp out the day after the Beta?

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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