Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced version of the real-time strategy classic, Halo Wars, updated to run natively on PC. Halo Wars: Definitive Edition includes improved graphics, new achievements and all of the DLC created for the landmark real-time strategy game.
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Very Positive (1,076 reviews) - 91% of the 1,076 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 20, 2016

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May 9

Patch Release May 11th

All units! A small update is rolling out today with improvements and fixes to a few issues the team has been tracking. Here's what's included with this patch:

  • Added Single Player Campaign Leaderboards.
  • Added support for keyboard text to toggle between global (/g) and team (/t) chat.
  • Text chat sender names are now colored according to player color.
  • Fixed various graphics errors that sometimes occurred when a large number of units were on screen at the same time.
  • Optimized CU download sizes. Any future CUs will be much smaller.
  • Fixed a few small crashes that were happening in obscure scenarios.
  • Added an anti-trolling fix. Any player kicked from a lobby will not be able to rejoin for a period of time.
  • PC Leaderboards should now say LEADERBOARDS (FRIENDS) in the header to help clarify that Leaderboards on PC are friends-only.
  • Corrected an issue that was preventing PC users from setting desired AA values for cards that support 16x.
  • Fixed a bug that meant changes to Graphics Options resets were occasionally not being saved.
  • When typing chat messages, camera control will no longer be affected when using keys that also control camera movement.
  • Fixed a crash that sometimes occurred during excessive chat messaging.
  • We’ve addressed an issue with texture resolution changes when switching from Low to High or High to Low graphics settings.
  • Game language will now be based on whatever language is selected in the Steam client.

As always, thank you for your feedback and continued support of Halo Wars: Definitive Edition!

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April 26

Minor Game Patch - April 26

All units! A small patch is rolling out today that migrates the latest round of changes from the Beta Branch over to the regular version of the game. This update addresses two issues that have been reported by some players:

  • Fixed an issue where the mouse cursor would ocsasionally disappear
  • Fixed an audio glitch that impacted some players

A history of all the updates thus far can be found in the forum.

Thanks for your continued support and for helping us identify and fix these issues!

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About This Game

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced version of the real-time strategy classic, Halo Wars, updated to run natively on PC.

Set early in the iconic war between the Covenant and UNSC - made famous by the Halo FPS games - Halo Wars: Definitive Edition provides a unique angle on the war while bringing new heroes to the battlefield. Control large Halo armies and direct them in action-packed warfare.

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition includes improved graphics, new achievements and all the DLC from the landmark game. Experience the epic campaign or compete in online multiplayer battles with armies of powerful Halo forces at your command.

Network play for this product is exclusive to Steam. Cross-play with Windows Store versions of the same game is not supported.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 or Equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4200 NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M AMD Radeon R5 M240
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 560, 650, 750 AMD HD 5850, 6870, 7790
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 12 GB available space
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