The Halo Wars demo released to Xbox LIVE on February 6th has quickly set the day-one record for the most demo downloads on the service.

In its first five days, the demo has been downloaded by more than two million Xbox LIVE Gold members around the world.

The Halo Wars demo introduces players to the game’s control scheme through two tutorials, gives a taste of the story with the first two campaign missions, and enables people to experience the action offered via one of the games 14 Skirmish maps. The demo is now available to Xbox LIVE Silver members.

Microsoft have also released the third video documentary in a seven-part video series, titled “Strategy on Xbox”. This is available for download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace or can be viewed at the official site.