Halo 3: Odst

Halo 3: ODST hits Xbox Live games on demand, multiplayer missing

Halo 3: ODST – Campaign Edition joins a list of five new games hitting Xbox Live’s games on demand service from today. Bungie’s spin-off won’t feature multiplayer however. Boo.


Halo 3: Odst headlines

  • Halo 3: ODST sales will be "reinvigorated" thanks to Reach beta, says Microsoft

    Microsoft’s Stephen McGill has said that the Halo: Reach beta will breathe new life into sales of Halo 3: ODST, with a “ton of Halo gamers” expected to buy the game for the first time.

  • Bungie regrets lack of matchmaking in ODST's Firefight mode

    Bungie has said that it regrets leaving out matchmaking in Halo 3: ODST’s Firefight mode.

  • Halo 3's Mythic II Map Pack now a stand-alone on XBL

    The final three Halo 3 multiplayer maps from Halo 3: ODST made their standalone debut on XBL Marketplace last week, and MS has just sent us the mail.

  • Mythic 2 map-pack from ODST gets Live release on February 2

    Microsoft has confirmed it’s to release the second part of the Mythic map-pack from Halo 3: ODST onto Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • Modern Warfare 2 was best-selling 360 game last year in UK

    ELSPA’s confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 was the best selling Xbox 360 game during 2009 in the UK.

  • The party's over - Christmas news round-up

    Hello. We’re back. Christmas wasn’t as earth-shattering as it could have been as regards gaming stories: not as big as 2008, anyway. But, needless to say, the news refused to sleep. Hit the link for everything you missed.

  • Microsoft says Halo 3: ODST has sold over 3 million units

    During the BMO Capital Markets conference in New York, Microsoft’s COO Dennis Durkin revealed that Halo 3: ODST has sold over 3 million copies since being releases on September 22. Durkin did not specify during the conference if these figures were worldwide or not, but the title moved over 1.5 million copies during its first […]

  • Dragon Quest IX bestselling global game in Q3, top five listed

    Dragon Quest IX was the bestselling videogame across Japan, the US and UK in the third quarter, according to joint data from NPD, GfK Chart-Track and Enterbrain. And yes: it was only released in Japan. Here’s the top five: Dragon Quest IX (Square Enix) – 3,925,000 Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) – 3,014,000 Madden NFL 10 […]

  • September NPD - Microsoft focusses on ODST success

    Microsoft’s post-NPD statement dropped some pretty staggering stats on Halo 3 and Halo 3: ODST, confirming that over 5 million unique players have racked up playtime with the Halo 3: ODST’s single-player campaign or Halo 3 and the multiplayer maps showcased on the game’s second disc, totaling over 116 million hours of play. ODST was […]

  • September NPD - ODST wins on software front

    Halo 3: ODST has outright won the software front in the September NPDs, selling over 1.5 million units in the month. Wii Sports Resort (442k) and Madden NFL 10 for the Xbox 360 (289k) rounded off the top three in the software charts. Beatles: Rock Band for the 360 beat Guitar Hero 5 for the […]

  • Halo Waypoint detailed in video [Update]

    Microsoft’s released a Halo Waypoint video – after the break – detailing the point behind the upcoming Halo fan’s Live home. There’s two bits to it, basically: “Intel” and “Career”. Intel’s just tons of stuff from the Halo universe in general, including fiction, upcoming anime, and so on. The Career bit tracks your accomplishments across […]

  • Halo 3: ODST moves 2.5 million units in two weeks

    According to a report over on USA Today, Halo 3: ODST has moved 2.5 million units in the past two weeks, with sales reaching $27 million. Earlier today, it was reported that games, comics, videos, books and action figures are planned for the next six years, which will add more money to the Halo franchise […]

  • UK charts: FIFA 10 becomes the second biggest launch in the UK

    FIFA 10 has unsurprisingly entered the UK charts at No. 1, taking out Halo 3: ODST which lands at number three. The top three is topped off with Professor Layton and Pandora’s Box at number two. The launch of the most recent FIFA is now also the second biggest launch in the UK, only behind […]

  • Halo 3: ODST ad movie shows its making

    There’s a video after the link on the making of the real-life Halo 3: ODST ad, including a bit of unseen footage. It’s pretty cool, to be honest. The brute’s made of rubber. Who knew? Check it out.

  • Halo 3: ODST disc error "not widespread"

    Microsoft’s said it’s currently investigating thin reports of disc-read errors related to Halo 3: ODST. “We are aware of a very small number of people who are reporting they can’t play the game,” the platform holder told Eurogamer. “We are looking into it, but at this point it doesn’t appear to be a widespread issue.” […]

  • Bungie: ODST has "connections" to Halo: Reach

    Bungie writer Joseph Staten has said to OXM (via CVG) that Halo 3: ODST has connections to the upcoming Halo: Reach. “The Halo Universe has always had these interconnections but when we made ODST we had the luxury of knowing the Halo game we were going to make next. So it made a lot of […]

  • More Halo 3: ODST users are reporting disc read errors

    Over on quite a few more Halo 3: ODST players are reporting that they are having issues with disc read errors occurring during the game, basically making it unplayable. So far, these errors seem to only occur during the ODST campaign and Firefight mode with the multiplayer disc being unaffected. Some reports claim that […]

  • OMG ODST: Nearly one million served in one day

    Think the Halo franchise finally jumped the shark with ODST? Think again. Straight from Bungie comes word that Halo 3: ODST has roped in nearly one million players in a single day. As of our last look at Bungie’s page, the exact number of players sits at 958,137. These ODST afficianados have logged a total […]

  • Halo 3: ODST buyers polled over next purchase

    Halo 3: ODST users were polled by OTX regarding what title they’ll be purchasing next. According to the results of the poll, users plan to purchase three games within the next few months, and Modern Warfare 2, Assassins Creed 2 and Left 4 Dead 2 were the most desired titles. Most of the top 20 […]


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