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Inside Xbox One X Enhanced: Halo Wars 2

November 2, 2017
Many of gaming’s most compelling stories come from those who’ve helped to create our favorite Xbox One games. In our Inside Xbox One X Enhanced series, these creators will share the behind-the-scenes accounts of the work involved in enhancing these epic games for Xbox One X, how they’ve helped chart the course of the world’s most powerful console, and what that means for the future of gaming. Today, we’ll be chatting with 343 Industries’ Greg Stone, Senior Producer on the pulse-pounding real-time strategy game Halo Wars 2. What specifically is your development team doing to enhance Halo Wars 2 for...

Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare Now Available on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC

September 26, 2017
The hotly anticipated arrival of Halo Wars 2’s new expansion is finally here and with it, a new opportunity to take one of humanity’s oldest adversaries: The Flood. Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare is now available on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, and we can’t wait for fans to get in on the action. Awakening the Nightmare is a brand-new full expansion for Halo Wars 2, featuring new campaign missions played from a Banished perspective, two new multiplayer leaders, two new multiplayer maps, and Terminus Firefight – a unique new cooperative mode where players build both bases...

gamescom 2017: A Look Ahead at Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare

August 24, 2017
Hello from gamescom 2017! It’s been a busy six months since the launch of Halo Wars 2 and we’re really excited to have even more fun to add to the game in the very near future. We wanted to share that news with everyone who couldn’t pop over to Germany for an intimate gathering with a few hundred thousand gaming friends. Of course our newest leader YapYap The Destroyer is a hard act to follow, and hopefully all of you are enjoying his Grunty power in the multiplayer game mode of your choice. We wanted the last of our slate...

gamescom 2017: Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare Launches on September 26

August 20, 2017
Halo nation, a collective embrace please. On stage at gamescom 2017, we announced Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare is launching on September 26 on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC! In case you missed the news from E3, Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare is a completely new expansion for Halo Wars 2, bringing a new Banished campaign, crisp Blur cinematics, new maps, new leaders and a new game mode called Terminus Firefight together in one exciting package. The expansion takes place just a few months after the end of the events in Halo Wars 2, where the war...

Yapyap THE DESTROYER Graces Halo Wars 2 on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC Today

August 18, 2017
Until now, we’ve seen the Halo Wars 2 Leader lineup grow in awesome ways – from classic heroes and elemental ferocity, to enhanced alien armies and iconic adversaries. With all this potent firepower on deadly display, it seems like the evolutionary vectors have been leading to an epic eventuality – an all-powerful legion-leading lord of the battlefield, bent on nothing short of total dominance and opponent annihilation. Instead, we get Yapyap. Before you overlook this unheralded Unggoy however, take note – this is no garden-variety Grunt. This is Yapyap THE DESTROYER. Claimer of crowns. Giver of gas. Founding fodder of...

Halo Wars 2 Gets Double DLC Drop with Serina and Operation: SPEARBREAKER Today

July 26, 2017
The penultimate payload of Halo Wars 2 Season Pass content has arrived, featuring two fun and exciting new story missions in Operation: SPEARBREAKER, and a beloved, digitally deceased but downloadably undeterred new Leader – the UNSC Spirit of Fire’s former AI Serina. With Operation: SPEARBREAKER, players get to drop feet first into two brand-new story missions that expand upon the ongoing struggle for control of the Ark. Taking control of a hero squad of Orbital Drop Shock Troopers, players must thwart the Banished’s latest plot to turn the tide of the conflict. When you’re ready to dive back into multiplayer,...

Spartan Jerome-092 and Arbiter Ripa ‘Moramee Clash in Halo Wars 2 on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC

June 28, 2017
Two iconic figures from the Halo Wars series return to the forefront in the latest downloadable content for Halo Wars 2, the Icons of War pack. First up is Commander Jerome-092, Spartan-II super soldier and leader of Red Team aboard the UNSC Spirit of Fire. Next is the deadly and merciless Arbiter Ripa ‘Moramee, who may not have survived his stint as the primary antagonist of the first game, but arrives in Halo Wars 2 with loads of resentment and zero Regret. As force commander, Jerome-092 brings with him special abilities that Inspire nearby troops, trigger temporary acts of Heroism,...

E3 2017: Heading Into a Firefight With Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare

June 13, 2017
Earlier this year the we saw the return of grand real-time strategy on Xbox One and Windows 10 with the release of Halo Wars 2. With it came an explosive new single-player campaign, an innovative competitive multiplayer system in Blitz, and an introduction to a new, captivating villain in the Banished and Aritox. At E3 today we got our first hands-on with the next chapter of the saga with Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare which sees the return of our favorite ancient enemy, the Flood, as well as the new co-op multiplayer mode Terminus Firefight. While specific details on...

Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare Infects Xbox One and Windows 10 PC This Fall

June 12, 2017
Today at E3, we announced Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare, a full DLC expansion coming to Xbox Play Anywhere title Halo Wars 2 in Fall 2017 that sets the stage for an epic conflict between the Banished and – that’s right – the Flood! As seen in the reveal trailer, illustrated by the impeccable team at Blur, Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare promises to expand on the epic story from the main game, where players will battle through a brand-new series of campaign missions from the perspective of the Banished and experience their desperate struggle against the terrifying...

Sgt. Johnson Fights Again in Halo Wars 2 on Xbox One and Windows 10

May 24, 2017
“This is it, baby. Hold me.” The newest leader for Halo Wars 2 is none other than Sergeant Johnson himself and this time he’s brought his “Green Machine” with him. Read on to learn more about the new units, abilities and tactics that ol’ Sarge will bring – available for Xbox Play Anywhere title Halo Wars 2 as part of the Season Pass or purchasable for $5.99 on Xbox One and Windows 10! From the halls of Installation 04 to the shores of Harvest, Sergeant Johnson represented the UNSC with distinction and honor his entire life, and is remembered as a...

Colony Swarms to Halo Wars 2 on Xbox One and Windows 10 Today

April 28, 2017
The UNSC faces a formidable new foe in its battle against The Banished with the arrival of the Hunter pair known as Colony! Available today on Xbox Play Anywhere title Halo Wars 2 for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, the first additional Banished leader features brand new units and abilities offering new strategies, tactics and gameplay across all multiplayer modes. Colony is available right now as part of the Halo Wars 2 season pass or individual purchase for $5.99. Strange and inscrutable, the Hunter pair who identifies as “Colony” is believed to be either a representative for Lekgolo allied...

Halo Wars 2 Colony ViDoc – Hunt or be Hunted

April 13, 2017