Halo Wars 2: Standard Edition (Xbox One)

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Halo Wars 2 delivers real-time strategy at the speed of Halo combat. Get ready to lead Spartans, Warthogs and other classic Halo fighting forces in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield ever.

Free Leader Kinsano DLC when you buy Halo Wars 2 or Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition

Take the fight to the Banished with Kinsano, an explosive new force in the UNSC’s arsenal!  Featuring some incendiary new units and abilities, Kinsano is ready to burn a path to victory under your command.

  • 8 exclusive Blitz Cards including Kinsano’s Cyclops, Flame Warthog, Napalm Missiles and more
  • 5 Blitz Packs of Kinsano’s exclusive cards
  • All-new leader powers and units for use in multiplayer modes that allow Kinsano to dramatically speed up troop movement, call in fiery new vehicles and armies, and deploy raging infernos into large areas

  • Following the events of Halo 5, experience an all-new story across 13 action-packed campaign missions
  • Build and command powerful armies of vehicles and troops in epic battles
  • New Leaders with abilities that change the course of multiplayer battles, and new Units add to your arsenal of advanced weaponry
  • Play the game with or against friends or matchmake on Xbox Live in a variety of multiplayer modes supporting up to 6 players
  • Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost.  Xbox One and Windows 10 PC exclusive.  
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 delivers real-time strategy at the speed of Halo combat. Get ready to lead armies against a terrifying new foe on the biggest Halo battlefield ever.  Play on Xbox One or Windows 10 PC.

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IMPORTANT!  By downloading this software you agree to the Microsoft Services Agreement (microsoft.com/msa).  To use this code you need a Xbox One console or a Windows PC with Windows 10 that is connected to broadband internet (ISP fees may apply) and meets the PC specifications for the game as listed on Xbox.com or as made available closer to game release. 



64-bit Windows 10
DirectX 12 (Feature Level 11)

Intel i5-2500
AMD FX-4350


nVidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7750


Recommended 1080P @ 60FPS

64-bit Windows 10
DirectX 12

Intel Core i5-4690K
AMD FX-8350


nVidia GTX 1060
AMD RX 480



64-bit Windows 10
DirectX 12

Intel Core i7-6700K
AMD FX-9590


nVidia GTX 1080 Ti
AMD R9 Fury X

SKU: 569842-product
Release Date: 24/01/2017