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Submitted by jja11 1218d ago | rumor

Rumor: Halo 4 Already Leaked

Halo 4 already released before its actual date (Halo 4, Xbox 360)

Update Disc loading video was just uploaded on YouTube, but Microsoft soon claims copyright.

2nd update - Some Xbox 360 user already played it. Images found!

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NYC_Gamer  +   1218d ago
I bet it was bought from some euro store
SonyNGP  +   1218d ago
Would've had a PEGI rating if that was the case.
irepbtown  +   1218d ago
Maybe someone in the factory quickly grabbed a copy and made off.

What intrigues me is Microsoft quickly taking the video down which makes the leak seem more legitimate.
pixelsword  +   1217d ago
Probably a review copy, I dunno.

I don't know why these stories are allowed on N4G; it makes people avoid the site for weeks sometimes.
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Knight_Crawler  +   1218d ago
I am going to have to stay out of N4G or any gaming site if I dont want the game spoiled by someone who gets off by spoiling games for people.

(Rumor Spolier Alert read at your own risk) Some dude posted here on monday about Cortana dieing as an AI but then Chief finds Dr Halsey and what happens next is mind blowing so do not want to spoil it for anyone if it is true.

STAY OF THE NET NEXT WEEK IF YOU WANT TO ENJOY HALO4.
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dasbeer88  +   1217d ago
I'm staying away from the N4G site when the reviews for Halo 4 comes out PERIOD. I know, without a doubt, that fanboy wars will erupt and sure as hell will not be pretty. Mark my words on that.
Christopher  +   1218d ago
Disbelief.

Why not show the cover? Why only two discs that can be easily PhotoShopped and printed ont any 360 disc on a case that could be for any 360 game?
Autodidactdystopia  +   1218d ago
Microsoft JUMPED on the copyright claim.

This IS real.

I cant find the video ANYWHERE.

They dont do that for nothing.
TekoIie  +   1217d ago
Well another reason is that if it is a fake video and someone made it look like the worst game of the year it would put off people from pre-ordering.

On top of that if it really is a terrible game and it has a lot of hype behind it (therefore meaning it will sell) then you dont want those people who are pre-ordering it to cancel.
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Blaze929  +   1218d ago
well time to avoid comments on n4g :-/
THC CELL   1218d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(4)
cl1983  +   1218d ago
well know in 25 days
The Meerkat  +   1217d ago
we'll

aahh haaa haaa.
GhostMLD   1218d ago | Spam
FarCryLover182  +   1218d ago
It probably is, things do leak quite quickly
3-4-5  +   1218d ago
Not this quick though. I've never heard of a Halo or COD game or something else on this level being leaked this early.
FarCryLover182  +   1218d ago
Thats true but RE6 leaked like a month early too.
Autodidactdystopia  +   1218d ago
Halflife 2?

it leaked. made them redesign practically the whole game.
Muffins1223  +   1218d ago
Its only 3 weeks from now...
Oh_Yeah  +   1218d ago
skyrim was leaked 3 weeks early, saints row 2 was leaked almost 2 months early...i can keep going, almost every game is leaked at least a little early and then uploaded on to torrent sites for people to play on their modded 360's.
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BinaryMind  +   1218d ago
@3-4-5 - That's funny because a Black Ops 2 demo build was leaked a month ago.
sancho1  +   1217d ago
halo 3 was leaked 4 weeks ahead of release date. blops was out 2 weeks before.
DARK WITNESS  +   1217d ago
Halo 2 was also leaked very early.. I remember because there was a massive campaign by fans to try and hack the hackers.

Never seen a fanbase so upset about a leak.
blue_cheese  +   1218d ago
looks real enough, although i would have thought the inside of the case would have been similar to the Dead Space 2 case having one disc on a hinge and the other behind it.
Dead Space 2 Case --->
http://nerdappropriate.com/...
tigertron  +   1218d ago
Looks legit.

EDIT: : blue_cheese

The guy just took the bottom disc out and put it on the other side to show us.
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Summons75  +   1218d ago
Looks fake, there is no cover for the case you can see straight through to the table and if there is actually two discs (even though I have never heard that it has and I've been following the game closely, but it may have slipped by) why would there NOT be a second holder for it or a game manual? Good attempt but pathetic in the end.
cl1983  +   1218d ago
1 disk is campaign other is multi player which is only a install all plays off disk one.

http://www.gamepur.com/news...
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Summons75  +   1218d ago
but you think they would have mentioned something about it being two discs. Having a surprise two disc game isn't something companies typically like to do. I don't mind if it is or not but the fact I never read anything about it in an interview before is weird. Like I said too if they did say something I could have missed it, it's always possible.
marioPSUC  +   1218d ago
Summons, 2 Discs have been confirmed but you really don't even use disc 2. You Install Disc 2 on your Xbox for the multiplayer portion and then put in disc 1 to play everything including Multiplayer. Disc 2 is just an install disc.
iNcRiMiNaTi  +   1218d ago
The discs at least looks pretty legit to me. As for no manual or cover art, it's probably some kind of early review copy or something

http://i.imgur.com/iFXv3.jp...
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GasTankKiller  +   1218d ago
Why do people promote stuff like this? Fine you got the game before release. There's a high possibility of being band from Xbox Live and even a fine for you or the retailer. Is that really worth it.
shaun mcwayne  +   1218d ago
You dont get banned. I have had a few games early, you might only have a few hundred people on playing it. gears 3 for example i had that a week early and it even had a message saying "you are one of the lucky few to play gears early please bare with us while we iron out a few bugs before release day" also had mw2 early and fable 3. just a heads up for those that get worried about this stuff.
GasTankKiller  +   1218d ago
You missed my point. Did you read what was in black and white?

"Why do people promote stuff like this?"

These people "promote" that they got it early by using YouTube and other websites. This is when they have a "possibility" of getting banned or fined. If a retailer is found to be in violation it could ruin them. Fines are not something to laugh at.

Street dates are broken all the time but promoting it is foolishness.
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shaun mcwayne  +   1217d ago
I read the part about a high possibility of being band, and then I confirmed that you wont get banned.
I know this from personal experience. Sorry for trying to be helpful to those people who get games early and are scared to go online. you sound paranoid.
Also you dont get fined for going into shops and buying things. Geez oh!
GasTankKiller  +   1217d ago
Again your reading in the wrong direction. Take off your blinders. I can't believe I'm using my last reply bubble for this.

Who cares if you play online. Who cares that you got the game before release. Honestly, who cares!

However, where a company that produces a product like this cares is when you promote it using YouTube and other websites. Sharing videos online showing gameplay is the main issue. If it wasn't an issue why did Microsoft claim copyright?

There are fines out there for many things, and I'm sure if a company "really wanted" to they would be more then happy to ram a lawyer down ones throat.

I'm sure your going to reply with something that is way off in left field again. I'm waiting...
shaun mcwayne  +   1217d ago
Im just saying that you wont get band for playing early, In your comment you said "There's a high possibility of being band from Xbox Live" and I know thats incorrect, so i thought id give you a heads up, You seem easily upset.
MasterD919  +   1218d ago
I would spend the next 25 days in Forge mode....what servers would even be available now that WOUDLN'T get you banned?

And man I hope they don't ruin the ending for everyone in the next few weeks...
jerethdagryphon  +   1218d ago
probboly removed from the fab plant
007Bond   1218d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(1)
Oh_Yeah  +   1218d ago
its not on xbox360iso or thepiratebay yet...if it pops up on there soon, then yeah it was leaked
Bonerboy  +   1218d ago
I am surprised it took as long as it did.
IWentBrokeForGaming  +   1217d ago
is this a DVD problem?
jenniferconor22   1217d ago | Spam
WiiLovePS360  +   1217d ago
Looks like it has been leaked, or this guy is a reviewer, as he has Halo 4 in his recent games played and has achievements for it:

https://live.xbox.com/en-US...

The game comes out in 3 weeks, many games have been leaked much earlier.

Over on Neogaf people have been permanently banned off Xbox Live for even messaging the people with Halo 4 in their recently played list, and have posted the email from Microsoft explaining the ban.

So it all looks legit, Halo 4 has been leaked.
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StrawHatPatriot  +   1217d ago
The left part of the case has nothing on it, pretty much.

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