Microsoft has announced that the launch of Halo Infinite has become the largest in franchise history with over twenty million players.
Confirmation came a year ago by himself Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at the last American Investor Conference.
These numbers have undoubtedly benefited from the business model adopted for one of Xbox’s flagship titles, including multiplayer. free to play and campaign for a player available on Game Pass from the same day of departure.
On Steam, multiplayer stood out with a peak of 270,000 concurrent players, winning Xbox Game Studios’ most played title on the Valve distribution platform. The latest figures are minor, that is to say with a peak in the last twenty-four hours of 31,950 players.
On Xbox, Halo Infinite is on the list of the ten most played video games, currently in a new position after other titles like Fortnite, FIFA 22, Call of Duty: Warzone or Roblox.
Data shared by Nadella also points to another of 2021’s biggest exclusives for Xbox, Forza Horizon 5, which has already surpassed tens of millions of players since its launch, also convincing in the Playground game franchise’s most popular delivery. Racing games.