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Game features

Halo Wars 2 build army

Build your Halo army

Construct your bases, prepare your vehicles, and amass your troops. Lead them into huge battles that span across alien environments in a vast collection of campaign and multiplayer maps.

Halo Wars 2 multiplayer warfare

Multiplayer warfare

Play Halo Wars 2 with or against your friends and the Xbox Live community in up to 3v3 matches. All-new Units with explosive firepower, Leaders with special abilities that help to turn the tide in battle, and thrilling multiplayer modes are at your fingertips as you battle on a variety of maps.

Halo Wars 2 blitz

Blitz: Instant Command

Blitz is a new twist on RTS gameplay that combines card-based strategy with explosive combat. Your card deck is your army in Blitz.

What’s new with Halo Wars 2

Serena & Spearbreaker Sergeant Johnson Leaders Intel Inside

Serena & Spearbreaker

The Serina Leader Pack puts powerful cryo units and attacks at your command to chill, freeze, and shatter your opponents with exciting combo attacks. Operation: Spearbreaker Campaign missions put you in the boots of an elite ODST squad tasked with stopping a dangerous new Banished threat against Captain Cutter and the USNC Spirit of Fire.

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Game details

Real-time strategy makes an explosive return to the Halo universe in Halo Wars 2. Lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield ever.

Additional information

ESRB T

Teen

  • Violence
  • Mild Blood
  • Mild Language
  • Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB Visit ESRB.org for rating information
  • Publisher
  • Microsoft Studios
  • Developer
  • 343 Industries
  • Genre
  • Strategy
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
    Windows 10
  • Release date
  • February 21, 2017

Windows 10 system requirements

Minimum
OS 64-bit Windows 10 14393 (Anniversary)
DirectX Version DirectX 12 (Feature Level 11)
CPU Intel i5-2500, AMD FX-4350
GPU nVidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti, AMD Radeon HD 7750, Intel HD 520
VRAM 2GB
RAM 6GB
HDD 25GB
Recommended
OS 64-bit Windows 10 14393 (Anniversary)
DirectX Version DirectX 12 (Feature Level 11)
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K, AMD FX-8350
GPU AMD RX 480, nVidia GTX 1060
VRAM 4GB
RAM 8GB
HDD 25GB
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Halo Wars 2 Complete Edition

Halo Wars 2: Complete Edition


The best value for anyone looking to play the Halo real-time strategy game today. Includes:

  • Halo Wars 2 – 12 campaign missions playable solo or co-op online, 6 multiplayer leaders across the UNSC and Banished forces, a variety of traditional multiplayer modes, plus Blitz PVP and PVE
  • Halo Wars 2: Season Pass – Includes 7 additional multiplayer leaders and 2 campaign missions
  • Awakening the Nightmare – 5 campaign missions, 2 new multiplayer leaders, and an all new tower-defense co-op mode – Terminus Firefight
  • Support for 4K Ultra HD graphics and HDR on Xbox One X and Windows 10
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Halo Wars 2 Awakening the Nightmare Edition

Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare


Awakening the Nightmare DLC Expansion is not included in the Season Pass. The Halo Wars 2 full game is required to play the expansion.

  • Play as the Banished in an all-new single player campaign
  • Battle against an ancient enemy, the Flood
  • Play online with new multiplayer leaders, units, and maps
  • Hold your ground in the co-op Terminus Firefight mode
  • Support for 4K Ultra HD graphics and HDR on Xbox One X and Windows 10
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Halo Wars 2 Standard Edition

Halo Wars 2 Standard Edition


Real-time strategy makes an explosive return to the Halo universe in Halo Wars 2.

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Halo Wars 2 Definitive Edition

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition


Set early in the iconic war between the Covenant and UNSC - made famous by the Halo FPS games - Halo Wars: Definitive Edition provides a unique angle on the war while bringing new heroes to the battlefield. Control large Halo armies and direct them in action-packed warfare.

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