Halo: Spartan Assault News

Halo: Spartan Assault launches on Steam next week

Halo: Spartan Assault launches on Steam next week

Microsoft exclusive makes jump to Valve digital platform.

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.

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Downloadable Xbox One games have 1000 Gamerscore

UPDATE: Microsoft confirms, "Xbox One games are games".

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.

Halo: Spartan Assault confirmed for Xbox One and Xbox 360

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.

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