September NPD – Microsoft focusses on ODST success

By Patrick Garratt, Tuesday, 20 October 2009 08:18 GMT


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 the biggest selling game in the US in September.

MS also claimed the lead in revenue for third party game sales in September, with $154 million in sales generated by third parties on 360.

According to Microsoft, 360 has maintained a lead in third party sales dollars for every month of 2009.

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