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April 17, 2012 at 12:20 PM

“Halo 4” launching Nov. 6

prod_halo4_hero.jpgMicrosoft announced today that “Halo 4” will be launching worldwide on Nov. 6 on Xbox 360.

“Halo 4” is set four years after the events in “Halo 3,” which was released in 2007. “Halo 4” has Master Chief returning “to confront his destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe,” according to a Microsoft news release.

“Halo 4” is being developed by 343 Industries, part of Microsoft Studios.

Comedian Conan O’Brien is scheduled to have a special segment about “Halo 4” on his show, “CONAN,” tonight at 11 p.m. Pacific time on TBS.

The Halo franchise has sold 40 million games worldwide and inspired everything from novels to comic books to action figures, according to Microsoft.

(Image from “Halo 4” from Microsoft)

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