Halo: Spartan Assault available now for Windows 8/RT and Windows Phone 8

Halo Spartan Assault for Windows RT

The Halo franchise game arrives to Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. “Halo: Spartan Assault”, the game from 343 Industries and Vanguard Games, cost $6.99 and it’s available now at the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store.

Halo: Spartan Assault is compatible with any Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8 (only on higher-memory phones) device. In the US, Verizon users will be able to buy the game first until August 16.

If you’ve have been reading reviews around the web, Halo: Spartan Assault is a top-down perspective action shooting. There are 25 action-packed missions, it features weekly challenges, leaderboards, and over 40+ in-game achievements and medals.

Some of the in-game purchase includes armor, weapons, and additional abilities within the game. Whether you play the game on a tablet, laptop, or phone will always get experience points and unlock new achievements and emblems.

Keep in mind that while the game was optimized for touch-enabled devices, Spartan Assault plays fine with a keyboard and mouse.

Top game features

  • Original “Halo” gameplay. An action-packed, single-player campaign spanning 25 missions in battles never before experienced in the Halo Universe, all played from a top-down camera view
  • New and immersive storyline. An original story set between the events of “Halo 3” and “Halo 4,” experience a new war with the Covenant, the first missions of the Spartan Ops program and the rise of Commander Sarah Palmer, all with best-in-class graphics and audio
  • Built for simplicity. A unique fusion of touch and console-like controls for easy pick-up-and-play gaming, with the added flexibility of keyboard and mouse controls on Windows 8 PCs and tablets
  • Integration with “Halo 4”. Earn experience points (XP), all-new Achievements, and unlock emblems for your “Halo 4” Spartan career, with additional integration features available after launch
  • Nonstop competitive fun. Compete against friends in Leaderboards or hone your skills against an onslaught of Weekly Challenges while collecting more than 40 in-game Achievements and Medals
  • In-app purchases. Grind to earn upgrades or speed up your training by purchasing credits for boosts, unique weapons or armor abilities
  • Only on Windows. Available only on Windows 8 PCs and tablets (including Surface RT) and Windows Phone 8 devices.

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