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Halo 4

Halo 4 Launch Day Sales

Microsoft sees Halo 4 rake in $220 million in sales on launch day

November 13th, 2012

As if you needed more figures to drive home the fact that  Microsoft (MSFT) and 343 Industries’ Halo 4 for Xbox 360 is a huge success. Not only did Halo 4 manage to sell 3.1 million copies worldwide in its first 24 hours of availability, but according to AllThingsD, it made $220 million in sales and managed to beat out Hollywood blockbusters Harry Potter …

Halo 4 Opening Day Sales

Halo 4 sells a chart-busting 3.1 million copies on launch day

November 9th, 2012

Who needs a new Xbox when Microsoft (MSFT) has Halo 4 to keep its “aging” Xbox 360 console alive? Launched on Tuesday, gamers snatched up 3.1 million copies of Halo 4 in its first 24 hours, with 1.9 million of those sales coming from the U.S., according to VGChartz. The video game sales tracking website says Halo 4 managed to sell …

Halo 4 Launch

Microsoft launches Halo 4 on Xbox 360

November 6th, 2012

First-person shooter fans have been salivating for Halo 4 for nearly five years since the release of Halo 3. Sure, there was 2009’s Halo 3: ODST, but that game didn’t feature poster boy Master Chief. Microsoft (MSFT) officially launched Halo 4 worldwide on Tuesday (except in Japan; they get it November 8th) for Xbox 360. Halo 4 is developed by 343 Industries’ …

Microsoft unleashes killer live-action Halo 4 trailer [video]

October 19th, 2012

Get excited, Master Chief fans. Microsoft (MSFT) has put out a new live-action teaser film for Halo 4 that honestly makes you wonder whether you’re watching a video game trailer of a trailer for a summer blockbuster movie. And there’s a good reason for that: Oscar-nominated director David Fincher, best known for directing The Social …

Halo 4 to follow 'TV season' schedule with free daily missions

June 7th, 2012

The next version of Microsoft’s best-selling Xbox shooter, Halo, will reportedly follow a TV season structure with free daily mission episodes, according to The Guardian. 343 Studios, the game’s developer, will offer a free “Season One” of daily downloadable co-op missions following the game’s release. The first season will feature five new co-op missions each …

Microsoft announces Halo 4, coming this November

April 18th, 2012

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the return of Master Chief and the Halo franchise with the release of “Halo 4” on November 6th. The franchise was originally imagined as a trilogy, with the game’s third installment becoming the biggest consumer product launch of all time when it was released in 2007. Many questions were left unanswered, …

Microsoft outs Halo 4, Kinect Sports Season 2

June 7th, 2011

During the Microsoft press conference at E3 in Los Angeles on Monday, Microsoft showed off a quick sneak-peak of Halo 4, a new trilogy that will begin when the title launches during the holiday season of 2012. Microsoft didn’t discuss much else about the game, but it did also announce that Xbox 360 owners will …

Microsoft site leaks E3 announcements: Halo 4, redesigned Xbox Live, Voice Search

June 6th, 2011

Microsoft’s own Xbox Live homepage recently leaked some new details that we should be hearing about shortly at its annual E3 press conference in Los Angeles. According to the website, which appears to have been pulled, Microsoft will introduce Voice Search within a newly redesigned Xbox Live user interface and preview the ever-popular Halo francise’s …