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Microsoft's Halo 5: Guardians - $400 Million in Sales; Biggest Halo Release Ever! [RJOVenturesInc.com]


Microsoft has announced that Halo 5: Guardians generated more than $400 million in global sales during its first week, meaning the Xbox One game is now the "biggest Halo release" of all time. The figure includes sales of games and hardware and drives Halo franchise lifetime revenue to over $5 billion.


Microsoft also announced that Halo 5 has become the "best-selling digital game ever" through the Xbox Store during its launch week.


"The success of Halo 5: Guardians is a testament to the innovative work from the entire team at 343 Industries to bring this installment to Xbox One and the incredible community of fans who have come to love the story, characters and gameplay central to the franchise," Xbox's Phil Spencer said in a statement. "The game represents all the possibilities of Xbox One and has earned its place as the anchor title in the greatest holiday games lineup in Xbox history."