Halo Wars 2 Announced for Xbox One and Windows 10

Microsoft and 343 Industries have revealed that Halo Wars 2 is in development for Xbox One and Windows 10. The publisher made the announcement today at their Gamescom 2015 press conference by showing off a CG trailer.

Halo Wars 2 is the sequel to the 2009 sleeper hit. Unlike other Halo games, Halo Wars is an RTS that allowed players to control vast armies of humans and Covenant from their Xbox 360 controller. The original developer, Ensemble Studios, was shuttered in 2009. Creative Assembly, the developers of the Total War RTS franchise, will take over development duties.

Little else was revealed about the game, other than it will launch fall 2016 on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.