Halo for Xbox Tops 1 Million Mark In Record Time

Hailed widely as "video game of the year" and recipient of multiple industry awards for excellence, "Halo™: Combat Evolved" has earned the distinguished honor of being the fastest million-unit seller ever for any next-generation console. According to NPDFunworldSM, the definitive source for toy and video games industry sales data, "Halo: Combat Evolved" recently crossed the magical 1 million mark in sales in the United States and Canada. Statistically, this means that more than six copies of "Halo: Combat Evolved" have been sold every minute of every day since its launch on Nov. 15, 2001.

"Halo: Combat Evolved" also has played a major role in helping the Xbox™ video game system from Microsoft Corp. set additional key sales records in the United States in just four months following its launch. The following milestones put Xbox on pace for long-term, worldwide success:

News source: GameSpyDaily

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