Halo: Combat Evolved

Global Total as of 23rd Aug 2014 (units): 6.43m
Platform: XboxAlso on: Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows
Developer: Gearbox Software Genre: Shooter

Total Units

North America: 4.98m 77.5%
+ Europe: 1.30m 20.2%
+ Japan: 0.08m 1.3%
+ Rest of the World: 0.07m 1.0%
= Global 6.43m

Release History

TitlePublisherRegionDateDistribution
Halo: Combat Evolved Microsoft Game StudiosNorth America14th November 2001Retail
Halo: Combat Evolved Microsoft Game StudiosEurope14th March 2002Retail
Halo Microsoft Game StudiosJapan25th April 2002Retail

Game Overview

Halo: Combat Evolved, also referred to as Halo: CE or simply Halo is a First-Person shooter released for the original Xbox on November 14, 2001 as a launch title for the platform. It quickly shot to popularity even finding a significant amount of mainstream recognition (for the time). It became popular for LAN Network play and the punishing difficulty of its Legendary mode. Its release and success spawned a full fledged franchise with games, toys, books, a live action TV series, and more.

Nearly 10 years later to the day (Nov 15, 2011), the Anniversary edition of Halo: Combat Evolved was released called Halo: Anniversary or Halo: CEA by the newly minted 343 Industries. This game sported many updated features such as new graphics and achievement support but this was all layered on top of the original game, allowing the player to switch between graphics engine and essentially play the same exact game as the original.

http://gamewise.co/games/17879/Halo-Combat-Evolved

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Comments

busbfran (on 01 June 2013)
AMAZING GAME.
Kizmi (on 25 August 2011)
Some sources says it has sold about
8million
Solid_Snake4RD (on 18 April 2010)
@blu7x7 obviosly it has sold more on
XBL,but we are only comparing its retail
sales
blue7x7 (on 29 November 2009)
It probably has sold more in downloads.
I downloaded it on my 360. Great game.
Sash5034 (on 07 November 2009)
This is still my favorite Halo game
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