Fun Facts About Halo for 2024

Last Updated on: July 9th, 2024

Fun Facts About Halo for 2024



Fun Facts About Halo 1The Halo video game franchise is a series of first-person shooter games developed by Bungie Studios, 343 Industries, and published by Xbox Game Studios. The franchise is centered around the story of Master Chief, a genetically engineered soldier, and his battles against various alien species threatening the survival of humanity.

The first game in the franchise, Halo: Combat Evolved, was released for the original Xbox console in 2001. It quickly gained popularity for its innovative gameplay, multiplayer mode, and engaging storyline. The success of the first game led to several sequels, including Halo 2 (2004), Halo 3 (2007), and Halo 4 (2012), which continued the story of Master Chief and introduced new characters and gameplay features.

The franchise has also expanded beyond the main series with spin-off games such as Halo Wars (2009), a real-time strategy game, and Halo: Spartan Assault (2013), a top-down shooter. Additionally, the franchise has been adapted into novels, comics, and other media.

The franchise has received critical acclaim for its storytelling, immersive gameplay, and innovative multiplayer modes. It has also been a commercial success, with over 80 million copies sold as of 2021, making it one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time. The most recent game in the series, Halo Infinite, was released in 2021 and serves as a soft reboot of the franchise, featuring an open-world environment and updated gameplay mechanics.

Halo Franchise Stats:

Here are a few of the most interesting Halo franchise facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Halo franchise player count:

81 million games sold (2021)


Amount the Halo series has earned:

$5 billion (2015)


Amount Halo: Reach earned in its first day:

$200 million


Amount Halo 3 earned in its first week:

$300 million


Amount Halo 4 earned in its first day:

$220 million


Number of Halo 4 games sold in its first day:

2.2 million copies


Amount Halo 5 earned in its first week:

$400 million


How many people played Halo 2?

5 million players (2007)

Fun Facts About Halo

Halo 3 player count:

12.13 million game units sold worldwide (2016)


Halo 4 player count:

11.6 million players (2013)


Halo Wars player count:

1 million games sold (2009)


Halo Wars 2 player count:

149,000 game units sold worldwide (2017)


How many people played Halo Combat Evolved?

5 million players (2019)


Halo Wars player count:

1 million games sold (2009)


Halo: Reach player count:

9.85 million game units sold worldwide (2016)


Halo: The Master Chief Collection player count:

10 million players on PC (2021)


Copies of Halo: The Master Chief Collection sold in it first two days on Steam:

2 million copies (2019)


Peak concurrent player total for Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Steam:

161,024 players (2019)


Halo Infinite player count:

30 million players to date (2023)

272,000 players on Steam in its first night (2021)


Number of Halo Infinite concurrent players on Steam at launch:

100,000 concurrent players


That’s all for now. Be sure to check back soon as we update all video game stats as soon as more are provided.

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. Most of these fun facts come from internet reports and may not be official tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.