The lights are on
If you are an Xbox 360 owner and were feeling left out when Halo: Spartan Assault was announced for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, your mourning period is almost over. The twin-stick shooter is coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One later this year.
In addition to the content that’s been enjoyed on the other platforms, the Flood are joining the fight. The Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions also come with a new co-op mode and missions designed for cooperative play.
The Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions will also include the Operation Hydra expansion and will also include additional weapons, armor abilities, and upgrades.
You can look for that on both consoles in December, but be aware that the two versions are sold separately, meaning you’ll need to buy it twice to play on both the 360 and the Xbox One. For more on Halo: Spartan Assault, check out our review of the original release from this summer.
[Source: Halo Waypoint]
Our TakeI’ve been hopeful that Halo: Spartan Assault would make the jump to consoles. Microsoft is smart to slot it into the schedule in December, giving players something new (especially on the Xbox One) in a familiar franchise to tide them over until the new year. My only disappointment is that Microsoft has the ability to enable cross-platform purchase for the 360 and Xbox One versions and has chosen to make those separate items.
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I completely forgot about this game lol.
hell yes. tis loads of fun
Halo, Halo, Halo is the equivalent to: Marsha, Marsha, Marsha
This a very good thing as long as the price is right
Of course it was going to.
I must admit this looks like a ton of fun.
Rad, just rad.
Meaning to play this on Win 8, may just get it for console instead. This is the only Halo game I don't own or have never played.
I really hoped they would do this. The game looks like loads of fun.
bout time lolthey should have done this to begin with
Fun stuff! I'm excited to try a Halo arcade game.
I just made the jump to Windows 8 recently (loving it by the way) and I intended on getting this on some point but now I might just have to wait.
Since it didn't boost device sells I guess they figured they should move it to a place it'd actually make money. Actually bringing it over sooner than I thought they would, but the timing is good.
I do love my achievements so I think its cool that they are selling a 360 version and ONE version. Means we will be able to double dip those achievements by completing the game on each platform.
Wow... I would have actually made this purchase if I still owned a 360. Its too late now, I am happy with trading it in for 4 big games for the PS3.
I may take a gander at this when it releases. I love twin stick shooters. The gameplay is probably more exciting than Halo 4.