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Join The #TwitterHaloWars

Join The #TwitterHaloWars

Xbox and 343 Industries have partnered with Twitter, twofifteenmccann, and EMT (Emerging Media Technologies), to create a media-first real-time social media strategy game to be promoted via online video and social posts to a wide audience and played entirely through Twitter’s new DM platform. “We are thrilled to have partnered with Twitter to celebrate the upcoming launch of Halo Wars 2. By creating this community experience exclusively on Twitter, we are able to bring fans around the world a truly personalized gaming experience in real-time,” said Dan Ayoub, studio head for strategy games at 343 Industries. People on Twitter...

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PC Version Of Halo Wars 2 Coming to Retail

PC Version Of Halo Wars 2 Coming to Retail

Microsoft has partnered up with THQ Nordic to bring the PC version of Halo Wars 2 to retail worldwide. Additionally, purchases of the physical retail release of Halo Wars 2 on Windows 10 PC will grant digital access to the Xbox One version via Xbox Play Anywhere. Both the Standard and Ultimate Edition of Halo Wars 2 will be available at retail stores with high-quality packaging. The physical retail release of Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition is stunning and provides fans with four-day early access to the core game, a Season Pass and Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, an enhanced...

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Get Ready For the Latest Round of the Halo Championship Series!

Get Ready For the Latest Round of the Halo Championship Series!

A few weeks ago, we had the Halo Championship Series: Pro League Summer Season Finals, where European frontrunners Fab Esports, and defending world champions, Counter Logic Gaming, won the title. 343 Industries and ESL are spilling the details about the upcoming autumn season! The initial rosters will be set on Sunday, August 21 for EU and Friday, August 26 for NA, followed by the official rule set for both regions (including new maps and gametypes) will be published on Tuesday, September 6. The top teams will be fighting it out for a portion of the $100,000 European prize pool, and $225,000 North American...

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Ramp it up, Spartan, With These New Halo Bluetooth Speakers

Ramp it up, Spartan, With These New Halo Bluetooth Speakers

AC Worldwide has released new Halo Bluetooth speakers. This slideshow requires JavaScript. These officially-licensed speakers – which aim to “bring superior sound quality to your gaming soundtrack” – are 30+cm and connect to your Xbox via Bluetooth, your smart phone, or via AUX cable. As well as the classic Master Chief design, you can also select either a Red or Blue Spartan Athlon helmet from Halo 5: Guardians. The speakers are available for £170/$340/€200 from www.acworldwide.cool/halo. Pre-order in the next fourteen days and you’ll receive a 25 percent discount, along with entry into a competition to win helmet #117. Naturally. Pre-order within...

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New DLC and Announcement for Halo 5: Guardians

New DLC and Announcement for Halo 5: Guardians

The free Ghosts of Meridian downloadable content contains a whole mix of goodies for players. There are two new maps; Skirmish at Darkstar for Warzone and Tyrant for Arena, as well as new weapons, vehicles and visual customisations. The new weapon, Tartarus’ Gavel, is a legendary gravity hammer that releases kinetic explosions which batter enemies into a pulp. The Mantis and Scorpion will receive new Hannibal customisations, also. As well as all this new content, improvements and fixes will be included in the update, which has been influenced by player feedback. Furthermore, the Warzone Firefight is due to come...

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Next Halo 5 Update Detailed

Next Halo 5 Update Detailed

343 Industries released a handful of new details, and screens, for the new Halo 5 update titled Cartographer’s Gift. This new update brings Forge Mode and a host of new weapons, armour sets, assassinations, Warzone and Arena maps, and much more. The Cartographer’s Gift update also provides a whole host of additional new content including the classic M41 “SPNKr” Rocket Launcher, and MARK IV [GEN 1] armour set REQs which will become available for you to collect, along with four new maps: the Warzone map “The Battle of Noctus,” Arena map “Overgrowth,” and Big Team Battle maps “Antifreeze,” and...

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Halo World Championship Kicking Off This December

Halo World Championship Kicking Off This December

The Halo World Championships was announced earlier this year at Gamescom, and this year’s is set to be the biggest in the franchise’s history, focusing on Arena multiplayer mode in Halo 5: Guardians. Luckily for you, GGS has all the biggest details, right here in one place: The prize pool is $1.7 million and growing fast! Initially announced as $1 million, it was announce that this had the potential to grow via crowd funding, thanks to the new Requisition system. With the generosity of the Halo community, this is now $1.7 million, and continues to increase daily. Thanks to...

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Halo 5 Update – “Battle of Shadow and Light.”

Halo 5 Update – “Battle of Shadow and Light.”

Free content is beginning to launch for Halo 5 this month, the first part being “The Battle of Shadow and Light,” which includes the Shinobi ninja themed armour, Light Rifle firepower, and Big Team battle maps and modes! Tons of new items and maps have been added/unlocked in this month’s drop, plus Ultra Rare and Legendary ones. There are now Tundra and Woodland themed skins, a Shove-it assassination, and many more surprises along the way. The best part, however, is the Big Team battle – Halo fans will be able to recognise elements from the first four maps, but...

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Halo 5: Guardians Is The Most Successful Halo Launch Ever

Halo 5: Guardians Is The Most Successful Halo Launch Ever

Halo 5: Guardians has earned more than $400 million in global sales of both the game and Halo-flavoured hardware, making it the most successful Halo game launch of all time. In the UK, Halo 5: Guardians day one gross revenue exceeded the first-day box office revenue for Spectre, generating £7.7 million compared to £6.3 million respectively. Already players have logged more than 21 million hours in playtime, 12 million of which is just during the campaign. But that’s not all. Last week’s live launch Halo 5: Live is now the most-watched video game launch of all time, drawing more...

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