Halo: Spartan Assault

  • Released on Apr 16, 2015
  • By 343 Industries for PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, iOS, WP


[edit] Background

Landing on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, players get to experience the Halo universe in "Halo: Spartan Assault" a top-down action shooter by 343 Industries and Vanguard Games. "Halo: Spartan Assault" brings the Halo experience to touch based devices and carries an accessible experience that allows players to pick-up and play.

[edit] Game Play

Between the events of the third and fourth installments of Halo, Spartan Assault acts as a new chapter that explores the origins of the Spartan Ops program while tackling the history of the Human-Covenant wars. Players take on the role of Commander Sarah Palmer or Spartan Davis on the UNSC Infinity while they battle through hordes of Covenant forces.

Detailed storytelling with improved controls designed for new and existing fans help "Halo: Spartan Assault" reach out to everyone. Combine that with intense action, rich audio and detailed graphics and Spartan Assault brings a nugget of the Halo universe to players who haven't been deeply involved in the series until now.

[edit] Features

- 25 missions unique to Spartan Assault, using a top down view to delivery action packed gameplay in the Halo Universe.
- Original story developed between the battles of Halo 3 and Halo 4, taking on the Covenant with Spartan Davis or Commander Palmer as players learn the origins of the Spartan Ops program.
- Simple but intuitive controls, allowing a smooth combination of console and touch control for easy play by anyone. PC and tablet users can also enjoy keyboard and mouse support.
- Crossover with Halo 4, earn experience points and new achievements to unlock emblems with Halo 4's Spartan career mode. More features available after the launch.
- Compete on the leaderboards against friends and other Halo fans in weekly challenges to rack up achievements
- Grind away to earn new ugprades or use in-app purchasing to get boosts, unique armor or weapons
- Windows 8 ecosystem exclusivity - Playable on Windows 8 PC's, tablets and phones

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[edit] PC Hardware Info


Halo: Spartan Assault jumping to Xbox One on Christmas Eve, Xbox 360 in January with new content

Announcement with its very own trailer

Dec 09, 2013, by Lydia Sung | 7 comments
Halo: Spartan Assault announced for Xbox One and Xbox 360, Win8 could not contain the Flood

Who am I kidding, everyone has already played it, right?

Oct 29, 2013, by Rory Young | 8 comments
Verizon claims early exclusivity on mobile version of Halo: Spartan Assault, because nonsense

A proper way to tell Halo fans how much you appreciate them

Jul 12, 2013, by Rory Young | 4 comments
Microsoft announces top-down shooter Halo: Spartan Assault, exclusive to Windows 8 PCs and devices

E3's over everyone, Halo has been announced

Jun 04, 2013, by Rory Young | 9 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Apr 16, 2015 (iPhone)
    • Dec 24, 2013 (XBOXONE)
    • Jul 24, 2013 (wp)
    • Jul 17, 2013 (PC)
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