Canadian Halo 2 DealBlue is Green for Halo 2 Xbox Canada announces an exclusive Canadian Halo 2 Edition pack including a limited edition translucent blue Xbox, and more. From hardcore fanboys to weekend warriors, Halo 2 madness continues to captivate Canadians over the Xbox Live online video game service. Xbox Canada is now pleased to present the exclusive Halo 2 Edition, providing Canadians with the ultimate solution for experiencing this entertainment phenomenon from the comfort of their own homes. Available for a limited time only, the Halo 2 Edition includes a Translucent blue Xbox console, certainly set to become a true collector's item. The Halo 2 Edition also includes a copy of Halo 2, the biggest selling Xbox title ever, a two-month free trial subscription to the Xbox Live online gaming service, plus a mail-in offer for a free Xbox Live Communicator headset, all for only $259.99 CDN. Online console gaming is truly reaching new heights, with the dedicated Xbox Live service now reaching 1.4 million members worldwide. In Canada, Xbox Live continues to host the largest online console gaming community, with new customers flocking to join the service. Canadian data shows the total Xbox Live subscriber base virtually doubled in year-over-year growth for 2004 - 96%. The Halo 2 Edition is one of two Canadian offers currently available from Xbox. Also in stores is the Lone Wolf Edition, which includes the powerfully entertaining Xbox video game system, hot new release MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, a two month Xbox Live trial subscription and a mail-in offer for a free Xbox Live Communicator headset, all for only $229.99. * Additional shipping and handling charges apply for the Xbox Live Communicator headset mail-in offer. Quote from Craig Tullet, Xbox Canada: "The translucent blue Xbox, as stunning as it is, is really just a bonus given the whole package. Throw in the rest of the offer -- Halo 2, everything you need to get online with Xbox Live -- and this is a great deal that allows Canadians to jump right into this incredibly entertaining gaming experience."