Microsoft has something to celebrate as its Halo 4 has smashed up $220 million in sales in its first 24 hours on sale across the world. The guys behind the game is probably grinning at this instance, $220 million in the first 24 hours of sale beats box office releases this year.
Its evident that fans couldn’t wait for Halo 4 to be released as the last title in the series was released three years ago, and the first Halo debuted with the original Xbox approximately 11 years ago. Microsoft has said that the Halo franchise has generated more than $3.38 billion, which makes it “one of the most popular entertainment franchises in the world”.
It is a good look for Microsoft, Halo 4 first 24 hour on sale has beaten box office releases such as the latest and final Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 as well as the awesome The Avenger, based on day-one sales in the United States.