Halo Infinite is one of the most anticipated video games of 2021. It is not for less, since it represents the return of a legendary saga that was born practically 20 years ago. For this reason, taking advantage of the Xbox Anniversary Celebration event (November 15), Microsoft has shared a series of data that reflect the successful trajectory of which it will always be one of the main Xbox insignia. Here is a breakdown of his greatest achievements.
Achievements of the Halo saga throughout its history
- More than 81 million copies sold
- More than 6,000 billion dollars generated
- More than 1,000 awards harvested
- More than 100 awards for the best video game of the year
- More than 30 novels and adaptations (in addition to the series that will arrive soon thanks to Paramount +)
- The Master Chief managed to position himself, along with legends such as Mario, as one of the most popular characters in history
- Logros de Halo: Master Chief Collection
- More than 41 million hours played
- Over 3 million active users in launch week
Xbox and Halo, destined to succeed together
The Master Chief is not the main stronghold of Microsoft’s video game division by chance. In fact, it has not only achieved it because of its usual level of quality; also by the series of historical events that the franchise has starred in along with the evolution of Xbox consoles.
- In 2001, Halo: Combat Evolved revolutionized the FPS genre with the launch of the original Xbox.
- In 2004, Halo 2 was the architect of the multiplayer game over the internet on consoles
- In 2007, Halo 3 became one of the most awarded titles in history
- In 2012, Halo 4 captured the premiere of 343 Industries at the controls of the franchise
- In 2015, Halo 5: Guardians achieved the biggest launch of the series.
- In 2019, Halo: The Master Chief Collection led to the landing of the entire saga for the first time on the same platform (PC and Xbox One)
- On December 8, the long-awaited Halo Infinite will introduce a historical fact in the saga: the first completely free multiplayer mode and separate from the main campaign.
Xbox Anniversary Celebration: date, time and how to watch it online
The broadcast will take place next Monday, November 15 and can be followed through the official Xbox channels on YouTube, Twitch and Facebbok. Here is the full schedule for everyone.
- Spain (Peninsula and Balearic Islands): at 7:00 p.m.
- Spain (Canary Islands): at 6:00 p.m.
- Argentina: at 2:00 p.m.
- Bolivia: at 1:00 p.m.
- Brazil: at 2:00 p.m.
- Chile: at 1:00 p.m.
- Colombia: at 12:00 hours
- Costa Rica: at 11:00 am
- Cuba: at 1:00 p.m.
- Ecuador: at 12:00 hours
- El Salvador: at 11:00 am
- United States (Washington DC): at 1:00 p.m.
- United States (PT): at 10:00 am
- Guatemala: at 11:00 am
- Honduras: at 11:00
- Mexico: at 12:00
- Nicaragua: at 11:00
- Panama: at 12:00 hours
- Paraguay: at 1:00 p.m.
- Peru: at 12:00 hours
- Puerto Rico: at 1:00 p.m.
- Dominican Republic: at 1:00 p.m.
- Uruguay: at 2:00 p.m.
- Venezuela: at 12:00 hours
Halo Infinite will go on sale next December 8 on PC, Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One. In addition, it will be included in the Xbox Game Pass catalog on all platforms.
Source | Microsoft (Press release)