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Halo Wars 2

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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.


Game features

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

  • Publisher
  • Microsoft Studios
  • Developer
  • 343 Industries
  • Genre
  • Strategy
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
    Windows 10
  • Release date
  • 21 February 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

Included with the Xbox Game Pass

Play Halo Wars 2 and over 100 more great games for one low monthly price with Xbox Game Pass. Sign up today for a 14-day trial.


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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-defence co-op mode – Terminus Firefight
  • Support for 4K Ultra HD graphics and HDR on Xbox One X and Windows 10


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