'Halo: Reach' Posts Launch-Day Sales of $200 Million

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) sold $200 million worth of its new videogame "Halo: Reach" on the game%u2019s launch day earlier this week. The game, the latest in the Halo series that pits human beings in combat against aliens, had the strongest first-day sales of any game or movie this year, Reuters reported.

Stores Open Late for Arrival of New Halo Video Game

Stores opened late last night as the eagerly anticipated Halo: Reach video game went on sale in the U.S. and 24 other nations. GameStop stores held Halo trivia contests while more than 400 Best Buy stores were open for the game%u2019s release, GamePro reported.