Halo 3 could be the sleeper hit of 2008

In terms of sales, Halo 3 has quite obviously become the fastest moving 360 game of all time. One in three Xbox 360 owners have purchased the game already, and Halo 3 currently sits just below GTA: San Andreas as the second fastest selling game in history. Naturally, the game's success has a knock-on effect, as sales of the 360 console have doubled, outselling the Wii for the first time in half a year. Maybe Nintendo needs to sell more ... oh wait.

Among all the other holiday titles on the way, Halo 3 has contributed to an analyst raising GameStop's forecasts.

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ReBurn4131d ago

Is this person not clear on what a sleeper hit is?

ReBurn4131d ago

Ah...this person is trying to be funny. I get it now.

chester4131d ago (Edited 4131d ago )

who knows

DZNetworks4130d ago

Thats what I am wondering as well... I thought that a sleeper hit was one that was not a big seller but was generally well regarded....

Selling 2.6 million units in 4 days does NOT equate to a sleeper hit in my book.

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ShiftyLookingCow4131d ago

hmm that article doesnt sound like destructoid unless they are trying to be funny

Hatchetforce4131d ago (Edited 4131d ago )

Won't happen. It won't even be as long term as HALO 2 if they don't fix the Multiplayer.

There will be competition from within - CoD4 and there will be competiton from without in 2008 that also sells PS3s.

Fighter4131d ago

Halo 3 has to be the most over advertised game ever.

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