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Microsoft has announced that the Halo series has moved 50 million since its inception in 2001. It has also been confirmed by 343 Industries that the next titles in the series is also “in early stages of development.”

 

The seven games in the series sold 46 million units before the launch of Halo 4 in November 2012 (via Gamespot), meaning Halo 4 has sold around 4 million copies. The game earned $220 million during its first 24-hours at retail.

As far as a new Halo title is concerned, 343 Industries’ Frank O’Connor has told CVG the team is currently prototyping ideas, software, and art. Microsoft has said previously a second trilogy in the Halo will be released.

“I can’t say more than that, but work on the game started actually before we launched Halo 4 and continues apace as we cycle staff through the team’s vacation breaks,” he said. “We’re excited about the next game.”

O’Connor also said a second season for Halo 4′s Spartan Ops is still up in the air, as the team is “looking at how the first season does,” before deciding.



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50 million...... More than double the population of Australia. Wow, what an "achievement"

Can't wait for Halo 5!!!

Keep climbing

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The corporations generousity is only as good as their marketshare isn't.

PS3 had better deals. Now X1 priced dropped in UK, has constant sales and free game giveaways. PS4....raised prices in Canada. ;)

 

Seems pretty low. Even if its just day 1 shipments, 4mil seems low for for 220mil revenue day 1. I won't jump to conclusions though because a few months ago they updated the numbers twice in two weeks with the numbers growing 3mil in those 2 weeks.



enrageorange said:

Seems pretty low. Even if its just day 1 shipments, 4mil seems low for for 220mil revenue day 1. I won't jump to conclusions though because a few months ago they updated the numbers twice in two weeks with the numbers growing 3mil in those 2 weeks.



Seems likely they used 50M because it comes across better than say 51 or 52 million.

Massive number overall, can't wait untill Halo 5 even if it's going to take a while



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Very GOOD, and news of the next HALO means the sales will probably hit 100m so long as MS keeps it alive.

Farsala said:
Very GOOD, and news of the next HALO means the sales will probably hit 100m so long as MS keeps it alive.

i highly doubt it!!! i agree they will make it climb higher and higher theres no way they'll reach 100m with halo 4+5. if i had to predict it'll be somewhere around 55-58 mil right b4 the next halo comes out(halo 5). Then when it does comeout it'll have long legs because it most likely be a launch title and next xbox will keep selling and halo will be its mario in the long run!

After about a year halo 5 comes out i believe total sales for halo franchise be about 64-68 mil at best but definitely climb year by year IMO



tbone51 said:

Farsala said:
Very GOOD, and news of the next HALO means the sales will probably hit 100m so long as MS keeps it alive.

i highly doubt it!!! i agree they will make it climb higher and higher theres no way they'll reach 100m with halo 4+5. if i had to predict it'll be somewhere around 55-58 mil right b4 the next halo comes out(halo 5). Then when it does comeout it'll have long legs because it most likely be a launch title and next xbox will keep selling and halo will be its mario in the long run!

After about a year halo 5 comes out i believe total sales for halo franchise be about 64-68 mil at best but definitely climb year by year IMO


Idk, based on 3 main titles+ spinoffs it got to at least 46m, with 3 main titles and more spinoffs I think 100m could be easy. With each generation more people buy software. So it all depends on how many Halos they want to release.



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