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Halo Wars 2 video game now playable on Xbox One and Windows 10

The highly-anticipated video game, Halo Wars 2, is now available to play on both the Xbox One and Windows 10 tablets and PCs. The game is the second in the strategy Halo spin-off series and features cross-compatibility between console and PC due to Microsoft’s Xbox Play Anywhere initiative. Here’s the game description:

After decades adrift and declared “lost with all hands,” the brave crew of the UNSC Spirit of Fire are mysteriously awoken above an ancient Forerunner haven known as the Ark. In Halo Wars 2, Captain Cutter and his crew will face one of humanity’s most formidable threats yet: The Banished – a fierce and powerful Brute faction led by a cunning and lethal warrior known as Atriox.

Halo Wars 2 delivers real-time strategy at the speed of Halo combat. Get ready to lead armies of Spartans and other Halo fighting forces like Warthogs, Scorpions and exciting new units in a brutal war against a terrifying new enemy on the biggest Halo battlefield yet.

As part of the promotion for Halo Wars 2, Microsoft recently added a variety of new Gamerpics inspired by the game and its characters to the Xbox Live network. Have you played Halo Wars 2 yet or are you still trying to decide if you should check it out or not? Let us know in the comments below.

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