Halo Wars 2 Beta Will Come to PC: Microsoft

Halo Wars 2 beta on Xbox One and will go on until June 20. However, PC users can rejoice as Microsoft has confirmed that Halo Wars 2 beta will arrive on PC as well.

Halo Wars 2 PC fans will have to wait though, beta will go live around the end of the year or early 2017. Microsoft is yet to finalize the details.

Halo Wars is coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One. Keep in mind that Microsoft has announced a pay once play across all platforms policy. This means that Halo Wars 2 buyers of Xbox One will get a free copy of the game on Windows 10. Same is the case for Windows 10 users, they will get a free copy of the game on Xbox One.

While the game is releasing across both platforms but devs aren’t adding cross-platform play between Windows 10 and Xbox One. But they aren’t ruling it out and may add it at some point in the future.

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

If you are planning to get the game we recommend getting Halo War 2: Ultimate Edition. The Ultimate Edition is going to include the game’s Season Pass and Halo Wars: Definitive Edition.

Owners of Halo Wars 2: Ultimate Edition will get early access to the full game days ahead of its release. Pre orders for Halo Wars 2 are now live.


Halo Wars 2 is releasing on February 21, 2017.

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