Halo Wars: Definitive Edition

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Halo Wars: Definitive Edition
Halo Wars: Definitive Edition cover
Ensemble Studios
Creative Assembly
343 Industries
Microsoft Studios
Release dates
Windows December 20, 2016
Halo: Combat Evolved 2003
Halo 2 2007
Halo: Spartan Assault 2013
Halo: Spartan Strike 2015
Halo 5: Forge 2016
Halo Wars: Definitive Edition 2016
Halo Wars 2 2017

Key points

Remastered version of Halo Wars and available as an Xbox Play Anywhere game. Includes all of the original game's DLC.

General information

Official site


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Windows Store Windows Store.png Available only as part of a bundle.
Currently only available by buying the Ultimate Edition of Halo Wars 2.
All versions require Windows Store DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game data location[edit]

System Location

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12 Feature level 11 and 12 supported.
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4200
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M
AMD Radeon R5 M240
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 5850
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible