Halo Wars 2 to pick up Windows 10 & Xbox One crossplay and more in upcoming update

In an update to come soon, Halo Wars 2 will pick up 4K support for the upcoming Xbox One X and crossplay for Windows 10 and Xbox One gamers. Halo Wars 2 is one of the 70 Xbox games that will be enhanced for the Xbox One X launch on November 7, 2017. While there are a plethora of Xbox games being enhanced for the Xbox One X release, the upcoming Halo Wars 2 update will also include a number of bug and performance fixes.

Halo Wars 2 crossplay will be available in Campaign, Blitz Firefight, Terminus Firefight, Custom Games, and all unranked playlists on Windows 10 and Xbox One. Also coming is "Ranked 3v3 X War," a new game playlist available specifically for crossplay. Full crossplay in Halo Wars 2 will be implemented in phases to ensure everything is working correctly and there are no gameplay issues.

Other content updates to come in the Halo Wars 2 update include:

Tournament play between members in the same club:

  • 1v1 Deathmatch – Rift
  • 1v1 Deathmatch – Bedrock
  • 2v2 Deathmatch – Sentry
  • 2v2 Deathmatch – Vault
  • 3v3 Deathmatch – Ashes
  • 3v3 Deathmatch – Fissures
  • 2v2 Blitz
  • 3v3 Blitz

Please be aware a final release date for this update is not locked yet. Nonetheless, it will be interesting to see if Microsoft allows for more Xbox games to be playable via crossplay with Windows 10 and Xbox One X when it is released on November 7, 2017. Look for OnMSFT's Xbox One X review coming soon.

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