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Halo 4 is dying.

[url=http://halocharts.com/2012/chart/totalpopulation/all]Source[/url] What do you think about this? Does anyone remember, if the population was more kind with Reach? [Edited on 11.25.2012 11:07 AM PST]
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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Suikoden This is the top 10 played games on Live on December 2007. Xbox 360 Top Live Titles ( based on UU's) 1 Halo 3 2 Call of Duty 4 3 Gears of War 4 Guitar Hero III 5 Burnout Paradise Demo 6 Assassin's Creed 7 Madden NFL 08 8 Mass Effect 9 Kane & Lynch (Demo) 10 Guitar Hero II [url]http://majornelson.com/2007/12/25/live-activity-for-week-of-12-17/[/url] December 2008 list LIVE Activity for week of December 22nd Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on UU's) 1 CoD: World at War 2 Halo 3 3 Gears of War 2 4 Call of Duty 4 5 Left 4 Dead 6 GTA IV 7 Guitar Hero World Tour 8 Fallout 3 9 Madden NFL 09 10 Fable II [url]http://majornelson.com/2008/12/30/live-activity-for-week-of-december-22nd/[/url][/quote]and Halo 3 quickly regained it's crown: [url]http://majornelson.com/2009/04/28/live-activity-for-week-of-april-20th/[/url] [url]http://majornelson.com/2009/03/10/live-activity-for-week-of-march-2nd/[/url] [Edited on 11.25.2012 5:06 PM PST]

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  • Nope.

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  • Halo 4 topped the charts right before the next CoD came out. So, Halo 4 is in a dip, but it is not dying.

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  • For a Halo title, it is indeed a little off-putting that it doesn't even reach 200k on a sunday. However, that doesn't have anything to do with it's quality. The circumstances are simply different. This goes back to the fact that Halo is not the indisputable champion of console gameplay anymore as it was back in the 2000s. A lot more competition is on the market right now and it just released right between it. That's why the number of players decreased so sudden in a few weeks. Halo 4 is not dying with 150000 players playing at once. [Edited on 11.25.2012 5:09 PM PST]

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Sgt Drifter [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Sgt Drifter [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 Nope. Like I said once you put it in, you can't take it out, just like the DMR.[/quote] Didn't they take out the Assault Rifle in Halo 2, we haven't seen the SMG or the Revenant, or the Spectre, or the Falcon, or the Hornet, or Health-packs, or Duel Wielding, or playing as the Arbiter, or spike grenades, or Brutes, or using the Turret on the Scorpion while driving, or the Plasma Rifle, or that other rifle that initially replaced the Plasma Rifle... Want to try again?[/quote] Sure. ARMOR ABILITIES.[/quote] Ah, so all you have is one bad thing, and because 343 did not take it out, you blame Bungie.. yes, you ARE a VERY smart guy. I applaud you for seeing thru the haze that no one else would dare glance at.[/quote] Partial Blame. 343i gets most of it.[/quote] So do we also place some blame on I.D. Software for the current state of FPS because they 'invented' the genre?

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Sgt Drifter [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Sgt Drifter [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 Nope. Like I said once you put it in, you can't take it out, just like the DMR.[/quote] Didn't they take out the Assault Rifle in Halo 2, we haven't seen the SMG or the Revenant, or the Spectre, or the Falcon, or the Hornet, or Health-packs, or Duel Wielding, or playing as the Arbiter, or spike grenades, or Brutes, or using the Turret on the Scorpion while driving, or the Plasma Rifle, or that other rifle that initially replaced the Plasma Rifle... Want to try again?[/quote] Sure. ARMOR ABILITIES.[/quote] Ah, so all you have is one bad thing, and because 343 did not take it out, you blame Bungie.. yes, you ARE a VERY smart guy. I applaud you for seeing thru the haze that no one else would dare glance at.[/quote] Partial Blame. 343i gets most of it.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Sgt Drifter [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 Nope. Like I said once you put it in, you can't take it out, just like the DMR.[/quote] Didn't they take out the Assault Rifle in Halo 2, we haven't seen the SMG or the Revenant, or the Spectre, or the Falcon, or the Hornet, or Health-packs, or Duel Wielding, or playing as the Arbiter, or spike grenades, or Brutes, or using the Turret on the Scorpion while driving, or the Plasma Rifle, or that other rifle that initially replaced the Plasma Rifle... Want to try again?[/quote] Sure. ARMOR ABILITIES.[/quote] Ah, so all you have is one bad thing, and because 343 did not take it out, you blame Bungie.. yes, you ARE a VERY smart guy. I applaud you for seeing thru the haze that no one else would dare glance at.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Sgt Drifter [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 Nope. Like I said once you put it in, you can't take it out, just like the DMR.[/quote] Didn't they take out the Assault Rifle in Halo 2, we haven't seen the SMG or the Revenant, or the Spectre, or the Falcon, or the Hornet, or Health-packs, or Duel Wielding, or playing as the Arbiter, or spike grenades, or Brutes, or using the Turret on the Scorpion while driving, or the Plasma Rifle, or that other rifle that initially replaced the Plasma Rifle... Want to try again?[/quote] Sure. ARMOR ABILITIES.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 Nope. Like I said once you put it in, you can't take it out, just like the DMR.[/quote] Didn't they take out the Assault Rifle in Halo 2, we haven't seen the SMG or the Revenant, or the Spectre, or the Falcon, or the Hornet, or Health-packs, or Duel Wielding, or playing as the Arbiter, or spike grenades, or Brutes, or using the Turret on the Scorpion while driving, or the Plasma Rifle, or that other rifle that initially replaced the Plasma Rifle... Want to try again?

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DarkVader9494 I think its funny how current Black Ops 2 population is more than Halo 4 has ever peaked, funny stuff.[/quote]I remember when the local fanboys were talking about how H4 was going to 'reclaim' its throne and about how they totally heard their two friends talking about how BLOPS II wasn't going to be that good so the game was going to flop.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Suikoden [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Mr Kurokawa I lol'd when I saw the Op's link. Tis sad.[/quote] Yeah game didn't even peak over 160k online at the same time today and it's a Sunday.[/quote] Which totally means it is dying... This entire thread is a joke.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] xAvery Johnson No surprise there. Halo 4 was doomed from the start.[/quote] Partial Blame for Bungie.[/quote] Not one single error in halo 4 is bungie's fault. Halo reach was an experiment but they are not responsible for anything 343I took from it. That's just crazy talk. [/quote] Err, yes it was. Bungie experimented with all those things Reach had to offer, Bloom and Armor Abilities. Once you put something new in a game, it is hard to take it out; Which is why Halo 4 has almost everything Reach had that caused its downfall.[/quote] Reach was not a failure. It was a change that the community failed to adapt to. 343i, instead of retooling, decided to give it another shot. Something for which bungie, again, is not responsible. [/quote] Nope. Like I said once you put it in, you can't take it out, just like the DMR.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Mr Kurokawa I lol'd when I saw the Op's link. Tis sad.[/quote] Yeah game didn't even peak over 160k online at the same time today and it's a Sunday.

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  • I lol'd when I saw the Op's link. Tis sad.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] xAvery Johnson No surprise there. Halo 4 was doomed from the start.[/quote] Partial Blame for Bungie.[/quote] Not one single error in halo 4 is bungie's fault. Halo reach was an experiment but they are not responsible for anything 343I took from it. That's just crazy talk. [/quote] Err, yes it was. Bungie experimented with all those things Reach had to offer, Bloom and Armor Abilities. Once you put something new in a game, it is hard to take it out; Which is why Halo 4 has almost everything Reach had that caused its downfall.[/quote] Reach was not a failure. It was a change that the community failed to adapt to. 343i, instead of retooling, decided to give it another shot. Something for which bungie, again, is not responsible. [Edited on 11.25.2012 4:39 PM PST]

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  • [url=http://halocharts.com/2012/chart/dailypeakpopulation/all]Daily Peak Population[/url] Clearly, it fell after Black Ops 2, and now it's consistent. Blame CoD.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 Halo 4 has to compete with Mw2, Cod 4, Mw3, Black Ops, and as of now Black Ops II. Yes it was popular, but it's not as popular as it is now.[/quote] Can we stop pretending that MW and MW2 are relevant? There's no one left besides children, cheaters, and BRs.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] xAvery Johnson No surprise there. Halo 4 was doomed from the start.[/quote] Partial Blame for Bungie.[/quote] Not one single error in halo 4 is bungie's fault. Halo reach was an experiment but they are not responsible for anything 343I took from it. That's just crazy talk. [/quote] Err, yes it was. Bungie experimented with all those things Reach had to offer, Bloom and Armor Abilities. Once you put something new in a game, it is hard to take it out; Which is why Halo 4 has almost everything Reach had that caused its downfall.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] WhiteFang0699 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] xAvery Johnson No surprise there. Halo 4 was doomed from the start.[/quote] Partial Blame for Bungie.[/quote] Not one single error in halo 4 is bungie's fault. Halo reach was an experiment but they are not responsible for anything 343I took from it. That's just crazy talk.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] omg a bannana [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Suikoden This is the top 10 played games on Live on December 2007. Xbox 360 Top Live Titles ( based on UU's) 1 Halo 3 2 Call of Duty 4 3 Gears of War 4 Guitar Hero III 5 Burnout Paradise Demo 6 Assassin's Creed 7 Madden NFL 08 8 Mass Effect 9 Kane & Lynch (Demo) 10 Guitar Hero II [url]http://majornelson.com/2007/12/25/live-activity-for-week-of-12-17/[/url] December 2008 list LIVE Activity for week of December 22nd Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on UU's) 1 CoD: World at War 2 Halo 3 3 Gears of War 2 4 Call of Duty 4 5 Left 4 Dead 6 GTA IV 7 Guitar Hero World Tour 8 Fallout 3 9 Madden NFL 09 10 Fable II [url]http://majornelson.com/2008/12/30/live-activity-for-week-of-december-22nd/[/url][/quote]So? I was saying that CoD was still Halo's competition you're just proving my point further.[/quote] CoD wasn't as widely popular as it is now, Halo 3 had to compete with WaW and CoD 4 which was when the population started to rise. Halo 4 has to compete with Mw2, Cod 4, Mw3, Black Ops, and as of now Black Ops II. Yes it was popular, but it's not as popular as it is now.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] Suikoden This is the top 10 played games on Live on December 2007. Xbox 360 Top Live Titles ( based on UU's) 1 Halo 3 2 Call of Duty 4 3 Gears of War 4 Guitar Hero III 5 Burnout Paradise Demo 6 Assassin's Creed 7 Madden NFL 08 8 Mass Effect 9 Kane & Lynch (Demo) 10 Guitar Hero II [url]http://majornelson.com/2007/12/25/live-activity-for-week-of-12-17/[/url] December 2008 list LIVE Activity for week of December 22nd Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on UU's) 1 CoD: World at War 2 Halo 3 3 Gears of War 2 4 Call of Duty 4 5 Left 4 Dead 6 GTA IV 7 Guitar Hero World Tour 8 Fallout 3 9 Madden NFL 09 10 Fable II [url]http://majornelson.com/2008/12/30/live-activity-for-week-of-december-22nd/[/url][/quote]So? I was saying that CoD was still Halo's competition you're just proving my point further.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] funkbrotha10 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] AK FROST [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DarkVader9494 I think its funny how current Black Ops 2 population is more than Halo 4 has ever peaked, funny stuff.[/quote][/quote] If you recalculate the population based on skweekers then the stats change. Halo and cod come out just about even when you take away the less than 16 population[/quote] Population is population my friend.[/quote] Population = bandwagon not a better game. While halo 4 is one of the worst halo's it is far better than fail of ops II[/quote] I dont play black ops 2. So I wouldn't know.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] xAvery Johnson No surprise there. Halo 4 was doomed from the start.[/quote] Partial Blame for Bungie.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] funkbrotha10 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] AK FROST [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DarkVader9494 I think its funny how current Black Ops 2 population is more than Halo 4 has ever peaked, funny stuff.[/quote][/quote] If you recalculate the population based on skweekers then the stats change. Halo and cod come out just about even when you take away the less than 16 population[/quote] Population is population my friend.[/quote] Population = bandwagon not a better game. While halo 4 is one of the worst halo's it is far better than fail of ops II

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  • No surprise there. Halo 4 was doomed from the start.

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  • [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] shadow 2648 [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] AK FROST [quote][b]Posted by:[/b] DarkVader9494 I think its funny how current Black Ops 2 population is more than Halo 4 has ever peaked, funny stuff.[/quote][/quote] If you recalculate the population based on skweekers then the stats change. Halo and cod come out just about even when you take away the less than 16 population[/quote] Population is population my friend.

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