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Halo 4 breaks franchise sales records


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Initial post: Nov 9, 2012 3:39:08 PM PST
http://www.examiner.com/article/halo-4-breaks-franchise-records-total-sales-on-opening-day

"Halo 4" officially released on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in what turned out to be the biggest launch in the history of the "Halo" franchise. 343 Industries took on full development behind "Halo 4," which is shown above, making this the first "Halo" title that has not been influenced by Bungie. Now that the game has launched, it has been reported that this title has sold a total of 3.1 million units during its opening day.

As reported by VgChartz, "Halo 4" had a massive first the launch day, which greatly surpassed previous titles. It has been stated that 1.9 million copies sold were from US territories. In comparison to past "Halo" titles, "Halo 3" sold a total of 3.8 million copies during its first week, while "Halo: Reach" sold a total of 3.7 million during its first week of release. Projections insists that "Halo 4" has a very good chance of selling about 4 million copies by the end of its first week of release.

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So much for Halo being a dying franchise like so many people here tried to make people believe.

Thank you 343.

F A T A L I T Y

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 3:41:41 PM PST
Go perform a self-inflicted fatality.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 3:46:02 PM PST
The media articles about the demise of platform gaming always seem to feature quotes from people from Zynga.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 3:51:29 PM PST
It's the best Halo. Finally one that surpasses Halo: Combat Evolved. The levels, the art direction, the enemy encounters, the antagonist, the graphics, the story, etc. Just incredible.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 3:51:43 PM PST
Chris94 says:
3.9 copies isn't a lot at all..wait till Tuesday, black ops 2 will sell about 10 mill day one.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 3:59:38 PM PST
HorizonBrave says:
How can this post be downvoted? Silly fanboys.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:04:38 PM PST
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Posted on Nov 9, 2012 4:09:23 PM PST
3.1 million day-one copies sold is a HUGE number for an exclusive. Trying to compare that number to BLOPS 2 day-one sales is utterly pointless due to the fact that BLOPS will be sold on multiple platforms.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:13:12 PM PST
Chris94 says:
Not pointless...halo is a Xbox exclusive, you can see how many copies black ops 2 sold for Xbox 360.
Vgchartz.com

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:27:17 PM PST
Forever R. says:
the difference is that Halo has always been just on Xbox, it would get way more if it was a multiplatform game!!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:30:03 PM PST
Zen Kaizoku says:
It' s called a Hara Kiri.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:30:09 PM PST
Chris94 says:
Well obviously. But black ops 2 for Xbox 360 will double the sales of halo day one no problem.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:35:13 PM PST
Flores. says:
Hi web

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:45:52 PM PST
why is this so important to you? Halo envy?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:52:37 PM PST
Donkey Punch says:
Cubs suck

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:53:50 PM PST
Chris94 says:
I never said cubs don't suck, I know they do. But people like bad things, I like cubs you like halo. I win.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:54:26 PM PST
I like the Cubs and Halo. I win more.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:55:26 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:56:09 PM PST
You win because the Cubs suck?

Okay, Bizzaro.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:57:09 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:57:32 PM PST
Yeah, people like bad things like Medal of Honor Warfighter.

Posted on Nov 9, 2012 4:57:47 PM PST
Flores. says:
Lol battle of the randos.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:58:00 PM PST
vishock says:
I'm neither, so looks like I win.

Go enjoy your casual Blops 2 with your 50 Cent beats.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 4:59:41 PM PST
Donkey Punch says:
Why post in a thread about Halo 4 if you don't like the game? Are you just wanting some attention? You're making yourself look like a tool.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 9, 2012 5:54:23 PM PST
M. Brown, is that you?
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