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Halo 4

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Halo 4

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Launched in 2012.

Countries: United States (49%), Japan (18%), United Kingdom (18%)

Main connections: Microsoft, Xbox 360, McFarlane Toys

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2012

A demonstration of the game's campaign was first shown at E3 2012 add something

 

A demonstration of the game's campaign was first shown at E3 2012 add something

 

A demonstration of the game's campaign was first shown at E3 2012 add something

 

A demonstration of the game's campaign was first shown at E3 2012 add something

 

A demonstration of the game's campaign was first shown at E3 2012 add something

 

At E3 2012, the presentation of "Halo 4" was preceded with a live action segment called "The Commissioning" add something

 

At E3 2012, the presentation of "Halo 4" was preceded with a live action segment called "The Commissioning" add something

 

At E3 2012, the presentation of "Halo 4" was preceded with a live action segment called "The Commissioning" add something

 

At E3 2012, the presentation of "Halo 4" was preceded with a live action segment called "The Commissioning" add something

 

At E3 2012, the presentation of "Halo 4" was preceded with a live action segment called "The Commissioning" add something

 

Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair add something

 

Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair add something

 

Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair add something

 

Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair add something

 

Both McFarlane Toys and Mega Brands revealed their figures at the 2012 American International Toy Fair add something

 

In 2012, "Halo 4" was the third most played game on Xbox Live based on average unique users per day add something

 

In 2012, "Halo 4" was the third most played game on Xbox Live based on average unique users per day add something

 

In 2012, "Halo 4" was the third most played game on Xbox Live based on average unique users per day add something

 

In 2012, "Halo 4" was the third most played game on Xbox Live based on average unique users per day add something

 

In 2012, "Halo 4" was the third most played game on Xbox Live based on average unique users per day add something

 

Microsoft offered "Halo 4" armor, for Xbox Live avatars, to people who watched at least thirty minutes of footage from the 2012 United States presidential debates on their Xbox 360 add something

 

Microsoft offered "Halo 4" armor, for Xbox Live avatars, to people who watched at least thirty minutes of footage from the 2012 United States presidential debates on their Xbox 360 add something

 

Microsoft offered "Halo 4" armor, for Xbox Live avatars, to people who watched at least thirty minutes of footage from the 2012 United States presidential debates on their Xbox 360 add something

 

Microsoft offered "Halo 4" armor, for Xbox Live avatars, to people who watched at least thirty minutes of footage from the 2012 United States presidential debates on their Xbox 360 add something

 

Microsoft offered "Halo 4" armor, for Xbox Live avatars, to people who watched at least thirty minutes of footage from the 2012 United States presidential debates on their Xbox 360 add something

 

Ryan McCaffrey of IGN gave "Halo 4" a very positive review, considering it to be the best game of the series to date and the best Xbox 360 game of 2012; he called it "a bar-raising triumph for the entire first-person shooter genre add something

 

Ryan McCaffrey of IGN gave "Halo 4" a very positive review, considering it to be the best game of the series to date and the best Xbox 360 game of 2012; he called it "a bar-raising triumph for the entire first-person shooter genre add something

 

Ryan McCaffrey of IGN gave "Halo 4" a very positive review, considering it to be the best game of the series to date and the best Xbox 360 game of 2012; he called it "a bar-raising triumph for the entire first-person shooter genre add something

 

Ryan McCaffrey of IGN gave "Halo 4" a very positive review, considering it to be the best game of the series to date and the best Xbox 360 game of 2012; he called it "a bar-raising triumph for the entire first-person shooter genre add something

 

Ryan McCaffrey of IGN gave "Halo 4" a very positive review, considering it to be the best game of the series to date and the best Xbox 360 game of 2012; he called it "a bar-raising triumph for the entire first-person shooter genre add something

 

The trailer was short-listed in the Visual Effects and Design categories at the 2012 AICP Show and NEXT Awards add something

 

The trailer was short-listed in the Visual Effects and Design categories at the 2012 AICP Show and NEXT Awards add something

 

The trailer was short-listed in the Visual Effects and Design categories at the 2012 AICP Show and NEXT Awards add something

 

The trailer was short-listed in the Visual Effects and Design categories at the 2012 AICP Show and NEXT Awards add something

 

The trailer was short-listed in the Visual Effects and Design categories at the 2012 AICP Show and NEXT Awards add something

 

On January 19, 2012, McFarlane Toys announced that they would be creating action figures for "Halo 4", bringing new characters, weapons and vehicles from the video game to the fans add something

 

On January 19, 2012, McFarlane Toys announced that they would be creating action figures for "Halo 4", bringing new characters, weapons and vehicles from the video game to the fans add something

 

On January 19, 2012, McFarlane Toys announced that they would be creating action figures for "Halo 4", bringing new characters, weapons and vehicles from the video game to the fans add something

 

On January 19, 2012, McFarlane Toys announced that they would be creating action figures for "Halo 4", bringing new characters, weapons and vehicles from the video game to the fans add something

 

On January 19, 2012, McFarlane Toys announced that they would be creating action figures for "Halo 4", bringing new characters, weapons and vehicles from the video game to the fans add something

 

On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line add something

 

On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line add something

 

On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line add something

 

On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line add something

 

On February 14, 2012, toy company Mega Brands revealed a new product series in their Mega Bloks "Halo" Universe collector's line add something

 

On April 11, 2012, it was announced that British record producer and composer Neil Davidge would be writing the music for "Halo 4" add something

 

On April 11, 2012, it was announced that British record producer and composer Neil Davidge would be writing the music for "Halo 4" add something

 

On April 11, 2012, it was announced that British record producer and composer Neil Davidge would be writing the music for "Halo 4" add something

 

On April 11, 2012, it was announced that British record producer and composer Neil Davidge would be writing the music for "Halo 4" add something

 

On April 11, 2012, it was announced that British record producer and composer Neil Davidge would be writing the music for "Halo 4" add something

 

On June 11, 2012, video game console peripherals manufacturer, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced that they had signed a deal with Microsoft Studios to create a "Halo 4"-branded gaming headset; the product shipped on October 30, 2012 add something

 

On June 11, 2012, video game console peripherals manufacturer, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced that they had signed a deal with Microsoft Studios to create a "Halo 4"-branded gaming headset; the product shipped on October 30, 2012 add something

 

On June 11, 2012, video game console peripherals manufacturer, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced that they had signed a deal with Microsoft Studios to create a "Halo 4"-branded gaming headset; the product shipped on October 30, 2012 add something

 

On June 11, 2012, video game console peripherals manufacturer, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced that they had signed a deal with Microsoft Studios to create a "Halo 4"-branded gaming headset; the product shipped on October 30, 2012 add something

 

On June 11, 2012, video game console peripherals manufacturer, Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced that they had signed a deal with Microsoft Studios to create a "Halo 4"-branded gaming headset; the product shipped on October 30, 2012 add something

 

Jada Toys launched a new line of "Halo 4" die-cast toys in August 2012; Sideshow Collectibles revealed a "Halo 4" Premium Cortana Figure add something

 

Jada Toys launched a new line of "Halo 4" die-cast toys in August 2012; Sideshow Collectibles revealed a "Halo 4" Premium Cortana Figure add something

 

Jada Toys launched a new line of "Halo 4" die-cast toys in August 2012; Sideshow Collectibles revealed a "Halo 4" Premium Cortana Figure add something

 

Jada Toys launched a new line of "Halo 4" die-cast toys in August 2012; Sideshow Collectibles revealed a "Halo 4" Premium Cortana Figure add something

 

Jada Toys launched a new line of "Halo 4" die-cast toys in August 2012; Sideshow Collectibles revealed a "Halo 4" Premium Cortana Figure add something

 

In the United Kingdom, a promotion ran from September 24, 2012, until December 4, 2012, where purchasers of Mountain Dew were able to redeem codes to have a chance of winning copies of "Halo 4", Xbox 360 avatar items and a trip to Seattle to attend a tour around the studio of 343 Industries add something

 

In the United Kingdom, a promotion ran from September 24, 2012, until December 4, 2012, where purchasers of Mountain Dew were able to redeem codes to have a chance of winning copies of "Halo 4", Xbox 360 avatar items and a trip to Seattle to attend a tour around the studio of 343 Industries add something

 

In the United Kingdom, a promotion ran from September 24, 2012, until December 4, 2012, where purchasers of Mountain Dew were able to redeem codes to have a chance of winning copies of "Halo 4", Xbox 360 avatar items and a trip to Seattle to attend a tour around the studio of 343 Industries add something

 

In the United Kingdom, a promotion ran from September 24, 2012, until December 4, 2012, where purchasers of Mountain Dew were able to redeem codes to have a chance of winning copies of "Halo 4", Xbox 360 avatar items and a trip to Seattle to attend a tour around the studio of 343 Industries add something

 

In the United Kingdom, a promotion ran from September 24, 2012, until December 4, 2012, where purchasers of Mountain Dew were able to redeem codes to have a chance of winning copies of "Halo 4", Xbox 360 avatar items and a trip to Seattle to attend a tour around the studio of 343 Industries add something

 

On September 26, 2012, O'Connor announced that the game's development was complete add something

 

On September 26, 2012, O'Connor announced that the game's development was complete add something

 

On September 26, 2012, O'Connor announced that the game's development was complete add something

 

On September 26, 2012, O'Connor announced that the game's development was complete add something

 

On September 26, 2012, O'Connor announced that the game's development was complete add something

 

In October 2012, visual effects company Framestore assisted advertising agency McCann London in producing live TV adverts for "Halo 4" add something

 

In October 2012, visual effects company Framestore assisted advertising agency McCann London in producing live TV adverts for "Halo 4" add something

 

In October 2012, visual effects company Framestore assisted advertising agency McCann London in producing live TV adverts for "Halo 4" add something

 

In October 2012, visual effects company Framestore assisted advertising agency McCann London in producing live TV adverts for "Halo 4" add something

 

In October 2012, visual effects company Framestore assisted advertising agency McCann London in producing live TV adverts for "Halo 4" add something

 

Microsoft reported that their security teams and law enforcement were investigating the possibility of "Halo 4" content being leaked on the internet in October 2012 add something

 

Microsoft reported that their security teams and law enforcement were investigating the possibility of "Halo 4" content being leaked on the internet in October 2012 add something

 

Microsoft reported that their security teams and law enforcement were investigating the possibility of "Halo 4" content being leaked on the internet in October 2012 add something

 

Microsoft reported that their security teams and law enforcement were investigating the possibility of "Halo 4" content being leaked on the internet in October 2012 add something

 

Microsoft reported that their security teams and law enforcement were investigating the possibility of "Halo 4" content being leaked on the internet in October 2012 add something

 

The series debuted on October 5, 2012, and contained five 15-minute live action shorts add something

 

The series debuted on October 5, 2012, and contained five 15-minute live action shorts add something

 

The series debuted on October 5, 2012, and contained five 15-minute live action shorts add something

 

The series debuted on October 5, 2012, and contained five 15-minute live action shorts add something

 

The series debuted on October 5, 2012, and contained five 15-minute live action shorts add something

 

Players were able to redeem product codes from October 15, 2012, on websites that PepsiCo set up for the promotion add something

 

Players were able to redeem product codes from October 15, 2012, on websites that PepsiCo set up for the promotion add something

 

Players were able to redeem product codes from October 15, 2012, on websites that PepsiCo set up for the promotion add something

 

Players were able to redeem product codes from October 15, 2012, on websites that PepsiCo set up for the promotion add something

 

Players were able to redeem product codes from October 15, 2012, on websites that PepsiCo set up for the promotion add something

 

On October 18, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch trailer, titled "Scanned", premiered on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" add something

 

On October 18, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch trailer, titled "Scanned", premiered on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" add something

 

On October 18, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch trailer, titled "Scanned", premiered on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" add something

 

On October 18, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch trailer, titled "Scanned", premiered on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" add something

 

On October 18, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch trailer, titled "Scanned", premiered on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" add something

 

The contest was open from October 22, 2012, until December 30, 2012; entering participants received a free code for a "Halo 4" Xbox 360 avatar outfit add something

 

The contest was open from October 22, 2012, until December 30, 2012; entering participants received a free code for a "Halo 4" Xbox 360 avatar outfit add something

 

The contest was open from October 22, 2012, until December 30, 2012; entering participants received a free code for a "Halo 4" Xbox 360 avatar outfit add something

 

The contest was open from October 22, 2012, until December 30, 2012; entering participants received a free code for a "Halo 4" Xbox 360 avatar outfit add something

 

The contest was open from October 22, 2012, until December 30, 2012; entering participants received a free code for a "Halo 4" Xbox 360 avatar outfit add something

 

On October 23, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch gameplay trailer was revealed; it featured segments of gameplay footage from the campaign and multiplayer add something

 

On October 23, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch gameplay trailer was revealed; it featured segments of gameplay footage from the campaign and multiplayer add something

 

On October 23, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch gameplay trailer was revealed; it featured segments of gameplay footage from the campaign and multiplayer add something

 

On October 23, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch gameplay trailer was revealed; it featured segments of gameplay footage from the campaign and multiplayer add something

 

On October 23, 2012, the "Halo 4" launch gameplay trailer was revealed; it featured segments of gameplay footage from the campaign and multiplayer add something

 

On October 31, 2012, Microsoft and government-owned organization Liechtenstein Marketing transformed the countryside of Liechtenstein for a special live action event for fans and members of the press add something

 

On October 31, 2012, Microsoft and government-owned organization Liechtenstein Marketing transformed the countryside of Liechtenstein for a special live action event for fans and members of the press add something

 

On October 31, 2012, Microsoft and government-owned organization Liechtenstein Marketing transformed the countryside of Liechtenstein for a special live action event for fans and members of the press add something

 

On October 31, 2012, Microsoft and government-owned organization Liechtenstein Marketing transformed the countryside of Liechtenstein for a special live action event for fans and members of the press add something

 

On October 31, 2012, Microsoft and government-owned organization Liechtenstein Marketing transformed the countryside of Liechtenstein for a special live action event for fans and members of the press add something

 

The seventh video game installment in the "Halo" franchise, the game was released in November 2012 add something

 

The seventh video game installment in the "Halo" franchise, the game was released in November 2012 add something

 

The seventh video game installment in the "Halo" franchise, the game was released in November 2012 add something

 

The seventh video game installment in the "Halo" franchise, the game was released in November 2012 add something

 

The seventh video game installment in the "Halo" franchise, the game was released in November 2012 add something

 

U.S. retail tracking firm &NPD (NPD_Group) reported that "Halo 4" was the second most sold retail video game of November 2012, the third most sold retail video game of December 2012, and the third most sold retail video game of the year add something

 

U.S. retail tracking firm &NPD (NPD_Group) reported that "Halo 4" was the second most sold retail video game of November 2012, the third most sold retail video game of December 2012, and the third most sold retail video game of the year add something

 

U.S. retail tracking firm &NPD (NPD_Group) reported that "Halo 4" was the second most sold retail video game of November 2012, the third most sold retail video game of December 2012, and the third most sold retail video game of the year add something

 

U.S. retail tracking firm &NPD (NPD_Group) reported that "Halo 4" was the second most sold retail video game of November 2012, the third most sold retail video game of December 2012, and the third most sold retail video game of the year add something

 

U.S. retail tracking firm &NPD (NPD_Group) reported that "Halo 4" was the second most sold retail video game of November 2012, the third most sold retail video game of December 2012, and the third most sold retail video game of the year add something

 

"Halo 4" was released in all territories except Japan on November 6, 2012; the Japanese version was released on November 8 add something

 

"Halo 4" was released in all territories except Japan on November 6, 2012; the Japanese version was released on November 8 add something

 

"Halo 4" was released in all territories except Japan on November 6, 2012; the Japanese version was released on November 8 add something

 

"Halo 4" was released in all territories except Japan on November 6, 2012; the Japanese version was released on November 8 add something

 

"Halo 4" was released in all territories except Japan on November 6, 2012; the Japanese version was released on November 8 add something

 

The adverts aired on November 9, 2012; they featured live data on how many people were playing "Halo 4" online, correct to within five minutes of the broadcast add something

 

The adverts aired on November 9, 2012; they featured live data on how many people were playing "Halo 4" online, correct to within five minutes of the broadcast add something

 

The adverts aired on November 9, 2012; they featured live data on how many people were playing "Halo 4" online, correct to within five minutes of the broadcast add something

 

The adverts aired on November 9, 2012; they featured live data on how many people were playing "Halo 4" online, correct to within five minutes of the broadcast add something

 

The adverts aired on November 9, 2012; they featured live data on how many people were playing "Halo 4" online, correct to within five minutes of the broadcast add something

 

A title update to fix various game issues and glitches was released in December 2012 add something

 

A title update to fix various game issues and glitches was released in December 2012 add something

 

A title update to fix various game issues and glitches was released in December 2012 add something

 

A title update to fix various game issues and glitches was released in December 2012 add something

 

A title update to fix various game issues and glitches was released in December 2012 add something

 

The first map package, the "Crimson Map Pack", was released on December 10, 2012 add something

 

The first map package, the "Crimson Map Pack", was released on December 10, 2012 add something

 

The first map package, the "Crimson Map Pack", was released on December 10, 2012 add something

 

The first map package, the "Crimson Map Pack", was released on December 10, 2012 add something

 

The first map package, the "Crimson Map Pack", was released on December 10, 2012 add something


2013

The first five episodes were delivered on a weekly basis following "Halo 4"s launch, the final five episodes were released in early 2013 add something

 

The first five episodes were delivered on a weekly basis following "Halo 4"s launch, the final five episodes were released in early 2013 add something

 

The first five episodes were delivered on a weekly basis following "Halo 4"s launch, the final five episodes were released in early 2013 add something

 

The first five episodes were delivered on a weekly basis following "Halo 4"s launch, the final five episodes were released in early 2013 add something

 

The first five episodes were delivered on a weekly basis following "Halo 4"s launch, the final five episodes were released in early 2013 add something

 

The tournament began on July 5 at RTX 2013, and on July 15 on Xbox Live add something

 

The tournament began on July 5 at RTX 2013, and on July 15 on Xbox Live add something

 

The tournament began on July 5 at RTX 2013, and on July 15 on Xbox Live add something

 

The tournament began on July 5 at RTX 2013, and on July 15 on Xbox Live add something

 

The tournament began on July 5 at RTX 2013, and on July 15 on Xbox Live add something

 

The tournament finals took place on September 1 at the 2013 Penny Arcade Expo; the event was streamed live and was hosted by Larry Hryb, Blair Herter, and Jessica Chobot add something

 

The tournament finals took place on September 1 at the 2013 Penny Arcade Expo; the event was streamed live and was hosted by Larry Hryb, Blair Herter, and Jessica Chobot add something

 

The tournament finals took place on September 1 at the 2013 Penny Arcade Expo; the event was streamed live and was hosted by Larry Hryb, Blair Herter, and Jessica Chobot add something

 

The tournament finals took place on September 1 at the 2013 Penny Arcade Expo; the event was streamed live and was hosted by Larry Hryb, Blair Herter, and Jessica Chobot add something

 

The tournament finals took place on September 1 at the 2013 Penny Arcade Expo; the event was streamed live and was hosted by Larry Hryb, Blair Herter, and Jessica Chobot add something

 

Spartan Ops went on a mid-season break that December and resumed on January 21, 2013; the back half of the season was made available as a free download from the Xbox Live Marketplace add something

 

Spartan Ops went on a mid-season break that December and resumed on January 21, 2013; the back half of the season was made available as a free download from the Xbox Live Marketplace add something

 

Spartan Ops went on a mid-season break that December and resumed on January 21, 2013; the back half of the season was made available as a free download from the Xbox Live Marketplace add something

 

Spartan Ops went on a mid-season break that December and resumed on January 21, 2013; the back half of the season was made available as a free download from the Xbox Live Marketplace add something

 

Spartan Ops went on a mid-season break that December and resumed on January 21, 2013; the back half of the season was made available as a free download from the Xbox Live Marketplace add something

 

The "Majestic Map Pack" was released on February 25, 2013, followed by the "Castle Map Pack" on April 8 add something

 

The "Majestic Map Pack" was released on February 25, 2013, followed by the "Castle Map Pack" on April 8 add something

 

The "Majestic Map Pack" was released on February 25, 2013, followed by the "Castle Map Pack" on April 8 add something

 

The "Majestic Map Pack" was released on February 25, 2013, followed by the "Castle Map Pack" on April 8 add something

 

The "Majestic Map Pack" was released on February 25, 2013, followed by the "Castle Map Pack" on April 8 add something

 

On January 29, an in-game search feature was implemented for "Halo 4"s file sharing system; a web version of the "Halo 4" file browser was made available on February 27, 2013 add something

 

On January 29, an in-game search feature was implemented for "Halo 4"s file sharing system; a web version of the "Halo 4" file browser was made available on February 27, 2013 add something

 

On January 29, an in-game search feature was implemented for "Halo 4"s file sharing system; a web version of the "Halo 4" file browser was made available on February 27, 2013 add something

 

On January 29, an in-game search feature was implemented for "Halo 4"s file sharing system; a web version of the "Halo 4" file browser was made available on February 27, 2013 add something

 

On January 29, an in-game search feature was implemented for "Halo 4"s file sharing system; a web version of the "Halo 4" file browser was made available on February 27, 2013 add something

 

Another book, "Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide" was created by 343 Industries in collaboration with DK Publishing and was released September 24, 2013 add something

 

Another book, "Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide" was created by 343 Industries in collaboration with DK Publishing and was released September 24, 2013 add something

 

Another book, "Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide" was created by 343 Industries in collaboration with DK Publishing and was released September 24, 2013 add something

 

Another book, "Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide" was created by 343 Industries in collaboration with DK Publishing and was released September 24, 2013 add something

 

Another book, "Halo 4: The Essential Visual Guide" was created by 343 Industries in collaboration with DK Publishing and was released September 24, 2013 add something

 

Naughty Dog - On November 23, 2013, Corrinne Yu, principal engine architect at Microsoft's "Halo 4" developer 343 Industries, announced that she had joined Naughty Dog.