Microsoft is promoting the launch week revenue numbers of its Xbox One exclusive shooter Halo 5: Guardians. The company stated that the launch generated over "$400 million in global sales of Halo 5: Guardians games and hardware, pushing the franchise to over $5 billion lifetime".
Microsoft did not reveal just how many copies of Halo 5 were sold during the first week, nor did it break down what it meant by "hardware". It's possible that the company included sales of Xbox One consoles that had Halo 5 bundled with it, along with sales of its Halo 5 themed Xbox One controllers. The company did say:
Microsoft added that Halo 5 was also the best-selling digital game in history from its Xbox Store for an opening week.
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