Microsoft to launch XBOX Live ,Halo 3 in India soon
Come september and gamers in india will have a lot to look forward to . The good news is that Microsoft is finally going to launch its much famous XBOX Live service in India . To add icing to the cake , Halo 3 , one of the reasons for the success of XBOX will also be launched at the same time .
Those of you who are not familiar , XBOX Live is a service which allows XBOX 360 users to play against gamers from all around the world on the internet . Microsoft XBOX Live launch will take place from 23rd to 30th September which is also going to coincide with the first anniversary of XBOX 360 in India . The subscription will be available in the packages of 1 month , 3 month and 12 month denomination . Though the prices are not yet revealed , it is going to be attractive .
Halo 3 will be launched in India on 24th and 25th september . A grand event felicitated by a celebrity will be held to mark the occasion. The Standard Edition of the game is going to be priced at Rs 1895 .
One thing that remains to be seen is the broadband speed that will needed by XBOX Live . Majority of broadband connections in India have 256Kbps speed and some providers are also offering upto 2Mbps but not in Unlimited plans . But still it is good to see Microsoft promoting gaming in India . With these 2 major launches , the popularity of XBOX 360 is going to increse , what will happen to Sony PS3?