Xbox Gamer Gets Halo 3-Themed Console for Incredible Price

A fortunate Halo fan manages to find a Halo 3-themed Xbox 360 for an extremely low price, and they reveal the console still works.

One lucky gamer found a Halo 3-themed Xbox 360 at a thrift store, and they managed to purchase the console for an excellent price. Over the years, there have been a number of special edition Xbox consoles that have had Halo-inspired designs, and many of them, such as this Halo 3-themed Xbox 360, have become highly sought after by gamers based on the popularity of the series and its main protagonist, the Master Chief.

Released for the Xbox 360 in 2007, Halo 3 was the first Halo installment to launch on the platform, and it did not disappoint. The game sold over 14 million copies and became one of the best-selling games on the system. Along with the launch of Halo 3, Xbox released a special edition Xbox 360 to commemorate the game and promote the generation of consoles. While many fans purchased this Halo 3-themed Xbox 360 back in the day, one gamer recently found one at an unlikely spot.


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On Reddit, a user known as Wild-Addition-9386 revealed that they made an incredible find at their local Value Village. According to the Reddit user, they discovered the Halo 3 special edition Xbox 360 at the thrift store and purchased it for a very low price. While Halo 3 special editions of the Xbox 360 can sell for high prices online, this gamer said they bought theirs for only $10.

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As for the Xbox 360 itself, Wild-Addition-9386 shared several images, providing a good look at the themed console. Despite not appearing to come with the Halo 3-themed controller and headset, the special edition console was still a fantastic find. It featured a dark green color, reminiscent of the Master Chief’s MJOLNIR armor, with orange and gold accents. In addition, The UNSC logo was on the side of the Xbox 360. These pictures also showed that the console was still functional, as it was plugged into a TV.

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Since Wild-Addition-9386 shared the pictures of their thrift store purchase, the post has gained over 900 upvotes. In the comment section, other Halo 3 fans talked about their own bargains they found on Halo 3 special edition Xbox 360 consoles. For example, one user claimed they found one next to the side of the road, while another said they picked theirs up at a steep discount a long time ago during a Black Friday sale at their local GameStop. In addition, some fans noted that they were still trying to find one of these special edition consoles.

With this Halo 3 edition Xbox 360 now in their possession, it will be interesting to see if Wild-Addition-9386 decides to collect more of the special edition Halo Xbox consoles. Furthermore, this bargain find shows that classic gaming consoles can appear in unlikely places. With this in mind, gamers might want to pay extra attention when going to their local thrift store in the future, as there is no telling what they might find.

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Source: Reddit/Wild-Addition-9386