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The first ever Halo arcade title is coming to Australia and you can be there!

Timezone Australia is excited to introduce the first arcade edition of the Xbox cult favourite video game Halo to Australia. Halo: Fireteam Raven is set to blow arcade gamer’s minds on 26 July, when Timezone Macquarie becomes the first Australian venue to boast this state-of-the-art multiplayer gaming experience. Timezone stores in Melbourne, the Gold Coast and Perth will follow hot on Macquarie’s heels, with the game debuting there in August.

“Bringing the arcade game version of Halo to Timezone Macquarie gives the game’s dedicated fan base a chance to play like never before. Timezone is thrilled to introduce this first-in-Australia experience to fans as part of Timezone’s 40th birthday celebrations,”

Kane Fong, General Manager of Timezone Australia

Halo’s console-based playing experience is now brought to life in an immersive multiplayer platform, which enables four players to either play co-operatively or compete against each other. It’s Halo, but more: this latest instalment’s physical structure boasts a colossal 130-inch widescreen, 4K gameplay and 5.1 surround sound.
It adds a tangible element to the much-loved franchise, allowing individuals the opportunity to play right alongside Master Chief in the battle to ward off the enemy forces of the Covenant and the Flood infestation.

Halo: Fireteam Raven was created and fine-tuned by 343 Industries over several years and is set in the timeframe of 2001’s Halo: Combat Evolved game. Players will take on the roles of the Fireteam Raven – an elite group of Orbital Drop Shock Troopers.

You’ll not only be able to battle it out with your friends, competing against them for the highest score – you’ll also be able to scan a QRC code with your phone to upload your stats and progress to your Halo Waypoint account. Exactly what you’d expect from a true 2018 arcade game experience!

 

You can be there!

Timezone is offering Halo fans the chance to be the first in Australia to play Halo: Fireteam Raven. Simply visit the official Timezone Australia Facebook or Instagram page and tell us why you’d want to be the first to play!

The winner will be chosen from these posts – and will also be awarded a year’s worth of gaming credit from Timezone. So, you’d better get creative, haul out the big guns and hashtag #winplaygrin or #TimezoneAustralia for your chance to win.

There will also be a best-dressed prize up for grabs on launch day at Timezone Macquarie – dust off your Cortana gear for the chance to win a year’s worth of play at Timezone.

Besides these prizes, Halo enthusiasts can look forward to testing their skills against renowned YouTube gaming sensations on launch day, with Halo merchandise up for grabs for those who cover themselves with glory.

For more information and a listing of in-store activities happening during the launch period, visit: www.timezone.com.au or Timezone Australia’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TimezoneAustralia/

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