Halo: Spartan Assault hits the Windows Phone Store, Verizon exclusive in U.S. until August 16th

Halo: Spartan Assault hits the Windows Phone Store, Verizon exclusive in U.S. until August 16th
We've been watching and waiting, and Halo: Spartan Assault has finally landed in the Windows Phone Store. The game not only looks amazing from the video we've seen, but it has been garnering some impressive early reviews. Unfortunately, the game is exclusive in the U.S. to Verizon Windows Phone 8 devices until August 16th, but if you don't live in the U.S., you can download the game right now for whatever the equivalent of $6.99 is in your country. The only requirements for the game are that you are using a high-memory WP8 device.

The game is a twin-stick top-down shooter that is designed to span the timeline between Halo 3 and Halo 4, although if you don't know the history of the Halo universe, Microsoft promises that the game will still be accessible. If you do know the Halo universe, you will be playing 25 new missions which offer "new insights into the first missions of the Spartan Ops program, the history of the Human-Covenant wars, and the rise of Commander Sarah Palmer."

The game costs $6.99, but does include in-app purchases for temporary weapon upgrades. You can purchase a range of credits, from 500 credits for $2.99to $39.99 for 10,000 credits. The credits can then be used to purchase weapon upgrades that expire when you finish a level, so unless you have a lot of cash to toss around, it seems best to save the purchases for when you really can't get through something. 


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10 Comments

1. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

WP HAZZ APPZZ AND GAMEZZZ THAT ANDROID AND iOS does not HAVE !

4. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

This game is for small kids Android has got far better games and with better choices I say MAN games Not girly games

5. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

STFU Halo is exclusive to microsoft platform... green robot and half eaten apple not going to get this... Halo was one of the most successful title on Xbox.....and you say girly? Angry Bird?.... LOL

6. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

TRUST ME HONEY if that game was on the the platform your using , you would probably download it and I'M Enjoying it right now also about that girly childish COMMENT , Android and iOS has more childish girly games than WP will ever have

8. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

wp dont even have games :D just halo :D lol keep playing halo for next 5 years :D may be this is the best (for u) {kiddish fr others}u all can get :D

9. Seo_Joo_Hyun

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

you write :D after everything you say and that shows that you are covering the the sadness that you have WITH THE OS THAT YOU LIKE also if WP HAS NO APPS AND GAMES then Download some

10. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

I like WP :D Lol

2. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Carrier exclusivity sucks. OS exclusivity sucks. Looks good though :P

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

The game costs $6.99, but does include in-app purchases for temporary weapon upgrades. You can purchase a range of credits, from 500 credits for $2.99to $39.99 for 10,000 credits. The credits can then be used to purchase weapon upgrades that expire when you finish a level, so..... Another example how Microsoft fail, not buying even if they support multiple platforms.

7. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

This will sell in a few thousands copies at best, considering the targeted market. But it's a calculated loss that Microsoft got covered. It's not about earning money but putting some foundations and image into the platform. Too bad even the upcoming WP phones have a 2 year old GPU, so 343 industries is awfuly restricted from showing what it really can do on mobile.

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