Well it's official, after years of fans yearning for a second addition to this real-time strategy title in the popular Halo series, Halo Wars 2
has finally been announced at Microsoft's Gamescom panel. Previously developed by Ensemble Studios, it now looks like Microsoft and 343 Industries have allied with Creative Assembly (Total War
, Alien: Isolation
) to bring us this action-packed sequel. Where it fits into the Halo timeline, and what the story will be about, is still a safe-guarded secret. The little cinematic trailer below shows the return of the Spartans, along with a new antagonist that vows to destroy the "little demons".
Halo Wars 2
will be released for the Xbox One and Windows 10 in Fall 2016.