Halo: Reach Sets Records In Game Industry
Posted on Thu Sep 16, 2010 09:51 AM PDT

halo200.jpgMANHATTAN, New York (X17online) - Microsoft's Halo: Reach raked in more than $200 million during its first day on sale in both Europe and the U.S.

The video game is the biggest entertainment launch so far this year ... bringing in more money than some of this year's biggest blockbusters like Alice in Wonderland, Toy Story 3 and Iron Man 2.

Halo's first game brought in $170 million back in 2007. Sales for the recent game were expected to exceed $200 million.

The Halo franchise has grossed over $2 billion to date.

Courtesy: Microsoft