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Halo Infinite Launch Party?

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Should 343 hold off on digital downloads of Halo Infinite for a few days and instead do a midnight release launch party?

The reason I ask this is because back in the days of Halo 2 and 3, the midnight release launch parties were so much fun! It really helped hype up the game and brought people together.

Halo 3 Midnight Release:
https://youtu.be/reaXYMihM1Y

Look at how hyped everyone was to play Halo. We need to bring that back. Anyway, what is everyone thoughts on this?
From a business stand point holding off digital downloads would a huge mistake and Microsoft would never agree to that. However that would be so dope to have a launch party like in the good old days! I’m hoping Halo Infinite backed up by an honest marketing campaign that doesn’t lie to the fans of an epic story will bring back Halo to its former glory.
Nooo. Assuming that Infinite's the game I think it'll be, I want it succeed in the most avenues possible. If they stifle digital downloads (which, let's be real, ain't gonna happen) then they're essentially waving goodbye to a few hundred thousand—if not a few million—easy sales just for the sake of nostalgia. MS usually does a few concentrated launch events anyway for their big releases. Bill Gates may not show up, but they're typically pretty grandiose events.
Those parties were great..... for the people that went to them. Just give me the game at launch and you can still have your parties.
Should 343 hold off on digital downloads of Halo Infinite for a few days and instead do a midnight release launch party?

The reason I ask this is because back in the days of Halo 2 and 3, the midnight release launch parties were so much fun! It really helped hype up the game and brought people together.

Halo 3 Midnight Release:
https://youtu.be/reaXYMihM1Y

Look at how hyped everyone was to play Halo. We need to bring that back. Anyway, what is everyone thoughts on this?
Midnight launches were great. H3 is probably my favorite launch party Ive gone to.
Should 343 hold off on digital downloads of Halo Infinite for a few days and instead do a midnight release launch party?

The reason I ask this is because back in the days of Halo 2 and 3, the midnight release launch parties were so much fun! It really helped hype up the game and brought people together.

Halo 3 Midnight Release:
https://youtu.be/reaXYMihM1Y

Look at how hyped everyone was to play Halo. We need to bring that back. Anyway, what is everyone thoughts on this?
They should just hold the launch party the day before so when the partying is done we can all party with Halo Infinite. That way digital downloads and physical copies could play around the same time. I don't like digital pre-orders getting the game first. Not with Halo.