June 27: Nintendo announces Wiiware, a service similar to the popular Xbox Live Arcade that will allow developers to release original downloadable games onto the Wii. Previously the only downloadable games available on the Wii have been limited to its Virtual Console program.
July 5: After an outpouring of complaints over faulty 360 hardware, Microsoft announces an extension for the Xbox 360's warranty that applies retroactively to all consumers who have purchased the console since launch.
August 29: Nokia reveals plans to revive it's failing N-gage brand in November. This time however the line will not be a console but rather a service players can download on the phones and/or PCs. 
September 25: Halo 3 is released and grosses US$170 million in a 24-hour period, a record for the highest grossing opening day in video game history.
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