Halo: Spartan Assault adds 5 new missions, supports more Windows Phones

Halo: Spartan Assault adds 5 new missions, supports more Windows Phones

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Can’t get enough of Halo: Spartan Assault? Well, suit back up, Spartans, because the fight against the Covenant is far from over.

Operation Hydra, a free game update with five new missions to battle through (check out the screenshots below for a taste), just started making the rounds. Don’t own Spartan Assault yet? All the more reason to buy the newly updated Windows Phone 8 game now. Version 1.1 includes the 25 original missions plus the five new ones.

And there’s more good news: The update also adds support for phones with 512MB RAM, making the game available to even more Windows Phone models.

Fans already know this top-down shooter is the first mobile Halo in the franchise’s 12-year history. Set in the years between Halo 3 and Halo 4, the game offers 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.

In the new five-mission Operation Hydra expansion update, you intercept a haunting alien signal after the destruction of planet Draetheus V. Following the signal to the core of the planet’s moon, you discover its terrifying source—and a surprising new mystery to unravel.

HaloSpartanAssault_DLC_Mission5_Power core showdownNew


HaloSpartanAssault_DLC_Mission1_Destroy the targetNew

HaloSpartanAssault_DLC_Mission2_Attack the turretsNew

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  • YES!!! I went out and purchased the Nokia Lumia 521 before I realised that it wasn't supported for the game, so I was stuck and waiting to go out and pick-up a Surface (which I am doing anyways) as I'm running Vista 64 desktop and Vista 32 laptop and figured the Windows 8 jump would be best on a tablet as I wait for the Xbox One release and...wait for it....wait for it...the release of Microsofts HomeOS.  There..I said it.  Now I can have Halo EVERYWHERE...Muahahahahahahaaaaaaaaa...

  • vieya
    44 Posts

    Great graphics. Hopefully windows phone gets more games and apps. When will Nokia be arriving at Sprint? Please make it happen.

  • On Windows Phone you keep all saves. Careful you lose all progress on Windows 8. There is 360 controller support (enabled through Settings).

  • BAU
    0 Posts

    Does this update finally add Controller support? or your continuing to ignore Windows Desktop gamers?

    At the very least you could add support for the XBOX 360 controller.

  • love it

    thanks Microsoft :)