Halo: Spartan Assault will hit the Xbox One on Tuesday, Dec. 24 for $14.99 as a digital download. Additionally, those that have already purchased the game for Windows 8 PCs and devices or Windows Phone 8 can purchase the game for just $4.99 according to Microsoft.
Meanwhile, Xbox 360 owners will have to wait until January 2014 to go hands on with Spartan Assault.
Halo: Spartan Assault is a top-down twin-stick shooter featuring 30 missions starring Spartan IV Sarah Palmer and Spartan Davis blasting through Covenant and Flood alike. This includes the original single-player campaign and the Operation Hydra add-on.
The console version of the game will receive an added bonus in the form of co-op online multiplayer featuring five all-new missions.
We reviewed Spartan Assault on a Windows 8 PC and found it to be an enjoyable side-story set in the Halo universe with its bite-sized missions and colorful graphics. However, the inclusion of micro-transactions in order to upgrade armor was frustrating.
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