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Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Is Now 40% Off on Steam

As part of Steam's Daily Deal special, users can save 40% off on Ensemble Studios' RTS title Halo Wars: Definitive Edition now until October 10.

Today, Valve announced that the Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is on sale on Steam.

Starting now until Sunday, October 15 10 am PST/1 pm EST; the title is available for $11.99. Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced port of the original game and features updated visuals and includes all the DLC released for the title. Or if you are interested and have a few extra bucks to spare, you can purchase the Microsoft RTS Collection. The bundle is on sale for $116.65 and includes the following titles:

  • Age of Empires III: Complete Edition
  • Age of Empires II HD: The Forgotten
  • Age of Mythology: Extended Edition
  • Age of Empires II HD
  • Rise of Nations: Extended Edition
  • Age of Empires II HD: The African Kingdoms
  • Age of Mythology EX: Tale of the Dragon
  • Halo Wars: Definitive Edition
  • Age of Empires II HD: Rise of the Rajas

Initially released in February of 2009, Halo Wars is a real-time strategy game developed by the now-defunct Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for Xbox 360 and PC. Set within the same universe as the main Halo series, Halo Wars is set 21 years before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved. Players are tasked with leading human soldiers aboard the warship Spirit of Fire to stop an ancient fleet of ships from falling into the hands of the genocidal alien race called the Covenant.

Despite the fact that Halo Wars‘ original developer closed down before the game’s release, earlier this year 343 Industries and Creative Assembly released Halo Wars 2 on PC and Xbox One. In case you missed it, you can check out our review.

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Taylor Lyles

Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, virtual reality, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.

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