Microsoft has locked in a launch date for the next highly anticipated release in the Halo saga. Halo Reach will make its landing on the Xbox 360 this September. Meanwhile millions of people continue to duke it out in the multiplayer beta test of the game.
Halo: Reach has continued the blockbuster run of the Xbox 360 exclusive franchise, busting revenue records for 2010 entertainment releases along the way. Halo: Reach has a long way to go to knock Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 off its perch, but for a single platform release, you wouldn’t sneeze at US$200 million.
Microsoft has unveiled the details Halo: Reach, a prequel release for fans of the Halo franchise created by developer Bungie. The game will come in a variety of versions, including the provocatively titled Legendary, along with a Limited edition.
Written by: Mike Bantick | Published in: GamesThe first non-Bungie developed Halo is upon us, is the Microsoft owned 343 Industries up to the standards that Bungie left us with in Halo Reach? And how important is the return of the Mater Chief to the franchise?
Summary: A sobering look at the iffy launch of “Halo: Reach”, which left some buyers upset; Xbox 360 hype is compared to a relatively disappointing reality outside the United States
IF HALO’S latest release is known to many people, it’s because Microsoft flooded the press with money as part of its huge marketing campaign.