Halo: Spartan Strike Announced for Windows 8 Tablets, Smartphones and PC

Microsoft has announced that Halo: Spartan Strike is currently being developed by Vanguard Games and 343 Industries.

Halo: Spartan Strike Announced for Windows 8 Tablets, Smartphones and PC

The new title is a follow-up to Halo: Spartan Assault and will release for Windows 8 tablets, smartphones and PCs, including a version for Steam. Halo: Spartan Strike is set during the events of Halo 2 and will be a top-down twin-stick shooter.

The developers announced the following improvements:

  • Improved controls
  • New enemies, including the Prometheans
  • New abilities
  • New vehicles
  • 30 missions and Xbox Live Achievements
  • The Steam version will have its own Steam achievement list
  • No micro-transactions

Halo: Spartan Strike will release December 12 for $5.99 for Windows 8 mobile devices and PC.

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Source: Xbox Achievements