Ten fun facts about Halo


Fact 1
Halo, owned by Bungie and Microsoft Studios, has notably been among the best first-person shooter games ever created on a video game console.

Fact 2
The game has inspired bestselling novels, audiobooks and other products.

Fact 3
The game was originally intended for the computer use, Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. Bungie was purchased by Microsoft and Halo became an Xbox game.


Fact 4
It was initially a third-person action game. After Microsoft purchased Bungie, they turned it into a first-person shooter.

Fact 5
One of the main influences of Halo is the book Armor by John Steakley. Bungie has said that the movie Aliens by James Cameron was a large influence.

Fact 6
More than 4.2 million games of Halo 3 were sold before the release date. It set a world record volume.

Fact 7
There are currently 7 versions of Halo out today. Halo 4 is the most recently released in 2012.

Fact 8
Online and mulitplayer using Xbox Live came about for Halo 2 in 2004.

Fact 9
Games such as I love Bees and The Cortana Letters were used as games to promote the release of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2.

Fact 10
Rumors spread that there would be a release of Halo for a handheld game system in 2004 and 2005, but Bungie denied these rumors and a version was never released.


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