Halo: The Master Chief Collection Sells 1.01 Million Units First Week Worldwide - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 24 November 2014 / 9,435 Views
Halo: The Master Chief Collection in its debut week set a record for biggest launch for an Xbox One exclusive, topping the previous record set by Titanfall in March. The game managed to sell 1,093,755 units in its first week, according to VGChartz. This news comes a few days after it was announced the game sold 679,899 units in the US in its first week.
Also in this same week the Xbox One sold 444,674, only behind the PlayStation 4. This weeks sales were enough for the Xbox One lifetime sales to top the Wii U as the second bestselling console in the 8th generation. The Xbox One has sold 7.61 million units lifetime, while the Wii U has sold 7.45 million units.
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a compilation of the Halo games that star Master Chief. It includes Halo: CE Anniversary, a remastered version of Halo 2, and Halo 3 and Halo 4. The game was released worldwide on November 11.
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