Release date: 2/21/2017, 1:00:00 PM, now Pre-order. Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost.
Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost.
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.
- All-new, Action-packed Story – The heroes of Halo Wars return to find themselves - and the galaxy - in more danger than ever. Following the events of Halo 5, the all-new story is told in action-packed missions set on the legendary Halo destination known as the Ark. Players will strategically command overwhelming firepower in large-scale battles against a terrifying threat facing the UNSC and all of humanity.
- 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.
- Multiplayer Warfare – Play 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 wage war on a variety of maps.
- Blitz: Instant Command – Blitz is an entirely new way to experience Halo Wars and real-time strategy gameplay. Combining tactical combat with card-based strategy, your deck is your army in Blitz as you build collections of powerful Halo vehicles and troops and command those units in fast-action matches online or solo against waves of enemies.
Halo Wars 2 pre-order includes the Halo Wars 2 – Digital Pre-order Bonus Pack for use in Halo 5: Guardians. To receive your pre-order bonus search for “Halo Wars 2 – Digital Pre-order Bonus Pack” on the Xbox Store and download from the details page. *Online multiplayer features require Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately).