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Halo Wars 2 Release Time For Early Access On Xbox One And PC

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Source: Halo Wars 2: Official Launch Trailer video

The Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition early access release time is confirmed for February 17. Additionally, Microsoft’s Larry Hryb said that there’ll be a Halo Wars 2 livestream as well as prizes to be given away to celebrate the game’s upcoming launch. Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming Halo Wars 2 early access start time and festivities.

Halo Wars 2 Early Access

According to an official Microsoft post, the Halo Wars 2 early access will start this February 17. Fans also created a countdown timer for the start time of the early access. However, players who’ve availed the Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition version are the only ones who can take part of the Early Access. The full Halo Wars 2 release is on February 21.

Livestream and Prize Giveaways

Hryb confirmed that before the Halo Wars 2 Early Access starts, there will be a celebratory livestream for Halo Wars 2’s release today, February 16. Besides showcasing Halo Wars 2 gameplay, Microsoft has confirmed that there will be giveaways too. The livestream can be accessed on Xbox One’s Beam, Twitch, Facebook livestream, and on YouTube.

Hryb’s blog states that you just have to  watch the Halo Wars 2 trailer embedded on the post to gain one entry to Halo Wars 2’s giveaway raffle. The prizes in this raffle are mostly digital copies of the game’s Ultimate Edition and an Xbox One S Halo Wars 2 Bundle. Here’s a full list of the raffle’s prizes:

Grand Prize

  • Xbox One S Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition Bundle(which contains)
  • Xbox One S 1TB Console
  • Xbox Wireless Controller
  • Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition digital code for Xbox and Windows 10
  • Halo Wars 2 Season Pass digital code
  • Halo Wars Definitive Edition digital code for Xbox and Windows 10
  • 14 day Xbox Gold trial
  • Halo Wars 2 Banished Official Wired Controller for Xbox One from PDP
  • Official companion crate for Halo Wars 2 from Loot Crate
  • J!NX gift certificate worth 50 USD
  • Digital Xbox One code for Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition

Runner Ups (Five Winners)

  • J1NX gift certificate worth 50 USD
  • Digital Xbox One code for Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition

Halo Wars 2 So Far

In Halo Wars 2, the developers merged real-time strategy and card game resources in its Blitz mode. Players will have to use cards to call units and build structures in this game mode. The Halo Wars 2 gameplay will most likely be showcased in the February 16 livestream. Stay tuned for more Halo Wars 2 news here on The BitBag.

Source: Halo Wars 2: Official Launch Trailer video

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