Microsoft's Games with Gold promotion launches on Xbox One today, the company has announced, meaning you can now download this month's two titles for free.
Microsoft's top-down twin-stick Halo spin-off Spartan Assault launches on Valve's digital platform Steam on 4th April.
There it costs $4.99.
Spartan Assault, co-developed by 343 Industries and Gatling Gears creator Vanguard Entertainment, launched exclusively on Windows 8 and Windows Phone in July 2013. It then launched on Xbox One in December 2013, and on Xbox 360 in January 2014.
Halo: Spartan Assault, the top-down spin-off of the popular sci-fi shooter series, is heading to Xbox One on 24th December.
UPDATE: Microsoft has now officially confirmed the change in policy for Xbox One download-only games, which will have the same amount of Gamerscore as retail titles.
Microsoft has confirmed Windows 8 game Halo: Spartan Assault for release on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this December.
On Xbox One and Xbox 360 the top down shooter features a new online co-op mode with more missions, enemies, weapons, abilities, upgrades and achievements, Microsoft said.
The single-player has 30 missions. Included with the console download is the Operation Hydra expansion for the campaign.
Microsoft has bought Nokia's handset business for £4.6 billion.
Top-down shooter spin-off Halo: Spartan Assault will finally receive controller support on Windows 8 machines come Thursday, 29th August, as part of a new title update entitled Operation Hydra.
Microsoft has released Halo: Spartan Assault, the top-down shooter spin-off.
Halo: Spartan Assault is a top-down twin-stick shooter for Windows 8 devices inspired by classic arcade shooters Robotron and Total Carnage.