Amazing Halo: Reach Stats and October Playlist Updates

If you haven’t played Halo: Reach by now you’re missing out on one of the best games of 2010.  So what are you waiting for dummy go and get your copy!  Bungie usually posts some stats about what’s been going on in their titles and this is no different for Reach.  Some of the numbers are mind blowing considering this game has only been out for a week and a half.

Bungie has also detailed some of the changes they’re going to implement with the playlists in multiplayer.  Take a gander below to see what’s in store for Halo: Reach, and how much time people are wasting playing it.  You’ve been wanting to rot your brain with a great game, man that rhyme was lame…

Impressive Stats

  • 70 Million+ Games have been played
  • 235 Million+ Player-Games have been played
  • 2 Million+ Files have been uploaded to File Shares
  • 5,901 man-years have been spent in online Reach games (sorry, Corporate America!)
  • 20 Million Daily challenges have been completed
  • 709,840 Weekly challenges have been completed
  • 165 Billion Credits have been earned

5,901 man years!!!!!!!!!!!  That is insane.

Multiplayer Playlist Updates and Changes

  • SWAT Playlist added (SWAT removed from Big Team Battle and Team Slayer) Me Likey!
  • Campaign Matchmaking (live on 10/15 – You will be required to have earned the Grade “Corporal” to enter this Playlist)
  • Team Slayer rebalanced to highlight default Slayer game variants and include new offerings
  • Classic Slayer removed
  • Removed “Pro” game variants from the Arena Playlist
  • Removed Boardwalk from Arena Team Doubles Playlist
  • Added “Return to Battlefield” volume to Space on Zealot in the Arena Playlist

Game Variant Additions

  • King of the Hill (multiple Playlists, including Arena*)
  • Rocket Race
  • Juggernaut (Rumble Pit Playlist)
  • *King of the Hill not included in Arena

General Housekeeping

  • Sudden Death will be added to all Assault game variants, including Invasion
  • Team Objective will now feature the map Powerhouse
  • Replacing Drop Shield with Evade for King of the Hill, Territories, and Oddball
  • Replacing Hologram with Evade in Oddball, Capture the Flag, Assault, and Stockpile
  • Replacing the Scorpion on Hemorrhage with Wraiths (Hemorrhage Heavies variant, TBD)

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Via [Bungie]


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