Everyone knows that Halo 5: Guardians was going to be successful, but it’s turned out be become the fastest-selling Halo game of all time. Halo 5 has pulled in $400 million in its first week in global game and hardware sales, pushing the Halo franchise over $5 billion milestone. Back on 2012, Halo 4 launched, it past $300 million in its first week.
The launch of Halo 5 is also the biggest launch for an Xbox One game so far, earning Microsoft a Guinness World Record for the most watched video game launch broadcast. Microsoft said over 330,000 uniques watched the event, with Halo gamers pumping over 21 million hours of gameplay in the first week, with over 12 million hours pumped into the campaign.