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Widely considered one of the greatest video games of all time, Halo: Combat Evolved was the launch game for the Xbox console in 2001. The game that introduced the Halo series to the world, it also brought first-player shooters into the modern age - revolutionizing the gaming industry almost overnight. Arguably the flagship franchise for the console, Halo has cemented its legacy as a bonafide video game legend. Originally envisioned as a trilogy, the franchise has gone on to release numerous games, several tie-in novels, and even has a live-action series in the works.
While there have been over sixty million copies of Halo: Combat Evolved sold worldwide, very few “Not for Resale” copies exist in good condition. In fact, sealed “Not for Resale” copies in good condition are so rare that it has been several years since another sealed copy has been available on the secondary market. Released as promotional copies to select stores, and available for purchase prior to the Xbox release for Microsoft and Bungie employees, these “Not for Resale” copies were never released to the public. This particular copy is currently the highest graded “Not for Resale” copy in circulation.