Fox International and Blue Sky Studios’ animation behemoth was expected to reach the milestone on Wednesday (8).

Through Tuesday Ice Age: Continental Drift stood at $599.2m internationally and $731.7m worldwide factoring in the $133.3m North American gross.

Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier directed from a screenplay by Michael Berg. The voice cast features cast regulars Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis Leary.

Franchise predecessor Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs finished on $690.1m internationally and $886.7m worldwide in 2009.