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. The Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition includes the Halo Wars 2: Season Pass and Halo Wars: Definitive Edition. 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. 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. Halo Wars 2 details: 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. Vehicles and troops with explosive firepower, Leaders with special abilities 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. ©2017 Microsoft Corporation. Online multiplayer features require Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately). PHOTOSENSITIVITY SEIZURE WARNING: A very small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to certain visual images, including flashing lights or patterns that may appear in video games. Visit for more information.

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Xbox One

Xbox One


  • Online co-op
  • Online multiplayer- 2 to 6 players

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    Mild Blood

    Mild Language

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Free - $5.99

Install on your home Xbox One console plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account.

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Platform: Xbox

Absolutely stunning

343 really didn't do so well with Halo 5. But with this game they've showed that they're listening to fans. HW2 is a beautifully clever mix of the old and new art styles, improved mechanics from the first Halo Wars, and a COMPLETELY new enemy. If you have the money, definitely grab this version. The only reason I'm rating 4 is a few small UI and graphical bugs.

115 out of 130 people found this helpful.



cool kid 36

Platform: Xbox

Great game

A stretegy game thats fun and competitive at the same time. If you like rts games get it




Die hard halo wars fan

Love halo wars. But 2 just disappointed me on so many levels. Short campaign. Long loading screens. Often freezes. Can't find players online. Everyone disconnects. No one knows how to play. Modes are too short. Very disappointed in halo wars 2.




Platform: Xbox


great sequel to the original if you love rts games this is for you

3 out of 5 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox


its pretty, but its lacking a hook to keep me playing

18 out of 57 people found this helpful.



CupOfJoe 911

Platform: Xbox

BEST RTS on xbox one

BLITZ could be improved. Fun story and multiplayer.




Platform: Xbox

just try

the game is just great they put alot of time keeping it halo. the blitz thing is new but i still love it keep it up, want more story plz.

23 out of 28 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox

Make a Free 4 ALL MATCH

Dont like that endless blitz don't level u up kinda lame and the hero on blitz shouldn't be able teleport ur tanks and stuff wish u could build more tanks in player vs player and mu game crashed at wave 37 LIKE REALLY and to level up should change im only rank 7... and i play with friends on blitz and skirmish with Al and we don't level up kinda lame

11 out of 44 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox

finally a new one

I love everything about the game I just want to have a higher population other than that a few bugs are in the game not nothing a update wont fix I highly recommend this game if you love RTS games or want to try a RTS game

49 out of 57 people found this helpful.




Platform: Xbox

where is 3v3

i love the game but so far havent found 1 game of 3v3

15 out of 25 people found this helpful.



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