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Posted June 14, 2016 by Zachary Clarke in Feature
 
 

E3 2016: Halo Wars 2 Launching Feb 2017 & Beta Goes Live Today


At their E3 press conference today, Microsoft unveiled the first trailer for the highly requested sequel to the original RTS Halo spin-off, Halo Wars 2, along with a ton of exciting details.

The game will see players taking control of the Spirit of Fire army from the original Halo Wars, taking on a brand new threat to the human race. Much like it’s predecessor you will take control of iconic Halo units like Spartans & Warthogs in an all out war.

Like the rest of Microsoft’s first party line-up, Halo Wars 2 is part of the ‘Xbox Play Anywhere’ program, meaning players who purchase the game for Xbox One will also have access to the Windows 10 PC version and vice-versa, complete with cross-play between the two systems and transferable cloud saves and achievements.

The game will be available on February 21st 2017, but for those that can’t wait to try it out, a beta of the game is going live today (June 14th 2016) on Xbox One and will last a whole week, so once your done reading this grab your Xbox controller and get to playing! ¬†(and read some other Rocket Chainsaw articles while you wait for the download to finish)


Zachary Clarke

 
Zach is a unabashed Nintendo fanatic, however that doesn't mean he doesn't partake in the forbidden fruits of Playstation & Xbox consoles... he even plays on PC from time to time. Zach has dabbled in the video game industry in a number of ways over the past few years, from writting content for Gonintendo & Another Castle, to running the Society for Electronic Entertainment at the University of Melbourne. There is nothing more he loves than getting together, either online or offline with a bunch of fellow gamers, to yell at each other until we just want to punch one another in the throat while discussing video games.


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