'Halo Wars: Definitive Edition' PC Release Date, Minimum Specs Announced

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Halo Wars is coming to Steam with Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Microsoft

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition comes to PC this week via Steam. As revealed on the game’s Steam page, Halo Wars will release on April 20.

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition is an enhanced version of Halo Wars, an RTS made for consoles. With the updates, Halo Wars will run natively on PC with improved graphics, new achievements and includes all released DLC packs. It should be noted that the Steam version and the Windows Store versions are not compatible, meaning you will not be able to play against friends who have a different version than you.

The minimum and recommended system requirements are as follows:

MINIMUM:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit or higher

  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or Equivalent

  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4200 NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M AMD Radeon R5 M240

  • DirectX: Version 11

  • Network: Broadband Internet connection

  • Storage: 12 GB available space

RECOMMENDED:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit

  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Equivalent

  • Memory: 8 GB RAM

  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 560, 650, 750 AMD HD 5850, 6870, 7790

  • DirectX: Version 11

  • Network: Broadband Internet connection

  • Storage: 12 GB available space

Halo Wars 2 is also available to play now on Xbox One and PC (via the Windows Store). iDigitalTimes felt the game had a fairly short single-player campaign, and had trouble getting multiplayer matches to start.

So what do you think? Are you interested in getting Halo Wars: Definitive Edition on Steam? Do you want to see a Steam release of Halo Wars 2? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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