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Microsoft's bosses must have been tearing their hair out and rubbing their hands at the same time (never mind the logistical difficulties with that image, it's a metaphor, see): As eager gamers added 80 million quid to Microsoft coffers on the Halo 3 launch day, they also logged in to Xbox Live and en masse, causing the servers to go up and down like a bridesmaid's dress.

The gaming division of Microsoft went 'whoopsie', as the Spartan superhero caused a minor melt-down in what was described as the busiest day on Xbox live ever, when more than a million people signed in to play Halo 3, just to get their asses kicked by whiney-voiced 12-year old brats from Manchester.

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