The Halo franchise doesn’t seem to be abating anytime soon as the details from the latest press release show that Halo 4, the latest title from the blockbuster franchise, has reached $220 million USD in sales in the first day alone. The first Halo title to be developed by Microsoft studio 343 Studios, Halo 4 has been met with near universal acclaim and looks set to rake in over $300 million USD in the first week alone. With numbers like that, Halo 4 has cemented the franchise’s status as one of the most popular in the world having earned almost $3.4 billion USD to date. In the first five days alone, four million Halo 4 players managed to log 31.4 million hours of gameplay, taking the franchise gameplay hours total to well over 5 billion. If you’re still undecided about whether or not to pick up the game, now would seem a good time to pick up a copy.