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Halo Wars 2

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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



  • 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

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
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
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Standard Edition

User rating: 3.5/ 5

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

Deluxe Edition

User rating: 3.5/ 5

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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