Halo Wars 2, which launches today on Windows 10 and Xbox One, has no competitive ranking system for its multiplayer component. Instead, players with only have the opportunity to play in social and unranked playlists online.
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Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to licensing and distributing video game soundtracks, today released the official soundtrack for Halo Wars 2 on CD. The album will be available for digital download and via streaming services including Amazon, iTunes and Sumthing.com on February 21.
The time after Christmas is not traditionally a big boom for the video game industry. Most of the biggest releases have come out in the preceding months in the run-up to the holiday period and the next instalment of AAA games does not normally hit until the beginning of Spring. That doesn’t mean there aren’t a few exciting titles set to hit store shelves this February, though, as you can see below.
Microsoft has released the Halo Wars 2 Blitz beta to the public, with the download available on the Xbox Store across PC and the Xbox One right now. The download, which is around 10GB in size, has been introduced to give players the chance to test and get familiar with a brand new game mode known as Blitz.
The sequel to fan-favorite RTS Halo Wars is set to launch February 21, 2017, according to 343 Industries. As well as supporting cross-play through the new Play Anywhere program, the game will also come in two separate versions – a Standard and Deluxe Edition. It will also offer a Season Pass for additional downloadable content.