Halo Infinite’s $ 140 LA Lakers Pack sells for thousands of dollars online
Halo Infinite’s most recent cross-promotion pack, this time featuring the LA Lakers basketball team, sells on eBay for over ten times the original price.
The $ 140 pack – which was on sale briefly yesterday, but only in the Team LA store at Staples Center ahead of last night’s game between the Lakers and Clippers – is the latest of a number of promotions for the shooter xbox tent, Infinite halo. It consists of a Lakers Master Chief 117 Swingman jersey, a personalized Xbox wireless controller in the Lakers’ colors and a Master Chief figure.
Become #HaloInfinite Master Chief with the Lakers 117 Master Chief Jersey Pack including a personalized Xbox Lakers controller. Available today from 1:17 p.m. only in the Team LA store at STAPLES Center. # LakeShow x @Xbox x @Halo pic.twitter.com/P8pA1uPPOsDecember 3, 2021
âBecome Halo Infinite Master Chief with the Lakers 117 Master Chief Jersey Bundle featuring a custom Xbox Lakers controller,â a tweet from the official LA Lakers Twitter account teased yesterday. âAvailable today from 1:17 pm only in the Team LA store of the STAPLES Center. “
The accompanying image acknowledged that there were “limited quantities available”, but that did not deter fans from queuing for several hours to get their hands on the pack, not least because the individual prices of the Custom jersey and controller make this a very good bargain indeed.
As is usually the case when companies limit the number or availability of searched items, dozens of lots quickly appeared online at auction sites, asking for anything from $ 660 up to – wait – $ 2,599, which is roughly 18.5 times the original retail price if you’re also willing to pay extra for the Xbox Series X themed console. Halo Infinite and an Elite 2 Halo controller (Thanks, Xbox pure).
ICYMI, Halo Infinite – which is yet to be released in full and with only a beta of its multiplayer available at the moment – is already the most played Xbox Game Studios title of all time on Steam.
Want to know more ahead of Halo Infinite’s release later this week? “343 Industries has now been at the helm of the Halo franchise longer than Bungie has ever been,” Josh writes in his Convenient Halo Infinite Campaign.
âHaving spent time with the Halo Infinite campaign myself, I now wonder if this is the moment so many of us have been waiting for. 343 is now in a position where he can step out of the shadows cast by the Bungie’s legacy and set its own vision for the future of the Halo universe. To accomplish such a daring task? Well, the studio first had to go back to where it all began.
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