"Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Studios today announced that Halo 2,
the highly anticipated sequel to the hugely successful and critically
acclaimed Halo: Combat Evolved, will land on store shelves on November 9,
2004. In what promises to be one of the biggest launches in videogame
history, Halo 2 will be the focus of an extensive marketing campaign that
includes cinema, print, outdoor, online and television advertising."