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Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition by Microsoft Game Studios

Boxshot: Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition by Microsoft Game Studios

Early Access to Halo Wars: Definitive Edition!




  • Available now
  • Downloads to U.S. addresses only
  • Download orders are not eligible for returns or credits
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  • Release Date: 2/17/17
  • Mild Blood
  • Mild Language
  • Violence
  • Platform: Xbox One
  • Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
  • Developer: Microsoft Game Studios
  • Category: Strategy


Pre-Order and Pre-load Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition and get early access to Halo Wars: Definitive Edition!

Pre-Order and Pre-load Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition and get early access to Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, an enhanced version of the classic real-time strategy game, playable on Xbox One and Windows 10. Early access rollout for Halo Wars: Definitive Edition begins December 20, 2016*.

*While Supplies Last. Only valid on Digital. Pre-load starts on 12/20/16. Pre-order and redeem Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition and receive Halo Wars: Definitive Edition. The codes for Halo Wars: Definitive Edition will be delivered to your Xbox message center in 7-10 days from redemption.

Pre-Order Halo Wars 2 at GameStop and receive the Atriox DLC Pack!

Your deck is your army in Halo Wars 2's Blitz mode. Pre-order to receive the exclusive Atriox Pack. Summon the full might of the Banished, including the most powerful Brute warlords, with Atriox's mix of veteran units and hard-hitting leader powers.

*While Supplies Last

Online Customers: Code will be emailed within 2 business days after your order ships.
Store / In-Store Pickup Customers: Code will be printed on your receipt at time of pickup.

What you need to know about Halo Wars 2

Product Details:

The Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition includes early access to the full game four days before the game's standard release date, Halo Wars 2 Season Pass download code and Halo Wars: Definitive Edition download code.*

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

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition & Halo Wars 2 Season Pass*

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced version of the real-time strategy classic, Halo Wars, updated to run natively on Xbox One and Windows 10. Halo Wars: Definitive Edition includes improved graphics, new achievements and all of the DLC created for the landmark real-time strategy game.

Grow your war chest with the Halo Wars 2 Season Pass. The Season Pass delivers regular updates that span more than six months, including: New Leaders with abilities that change the course of multiplayer matches, new Units that add to your multiplayer arsenal, new Blitz cards to collect and take into battle, and new campaign missions that expand the Halo Wars 2 story.

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*PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10. Purchase includes access to the game on Xbox One and Windows 10. Access is only available via the digital version of this game

* Free Games Offer: For paid Gold members only. Includes games for Xbox One and Xbox 360, with up to $350 value on Xbox One and up to $350 value on Xbox 360. On Xbox One, active Gold membership required to play free games you've redeemed. Restrictions Apply. Savings based on retail value of game. Games, including [LIST NON-GAMES WITH GOLD TITLES PER VISUAL NOTE ABOVE] sold separately. Requirements and available features vary across consoles; Multiplayer between Xbox One and Xbox 360 supported for select titles. Download required. http://www.xbox.com/backcompat.


PC System Minimum Requirements:

Hard Drive Space
25 GB or more
Operating System
Windows 10 64bit
Intel i5-2500, AMD FX-4350 or greater
Video Card
nVidia GeForce GTX 660, AMD Radeon HD 7750, Intel HD 4000.


Hard Drive Space
25 GB or more
Operating System
Windows 10 64bit
Intel Core i5-4690K, AMD FX-8350 or greater
Video Card
nVidia GTX 1060, AMD RX 480 or greater

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