Halo Wars 2 now has Xbox One and PC cross-play enabled

343 Industries enables cross-play Halo Wars 2 gaming between Xbox One and PC.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Nov 5 2017 5:12 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:53 AM CST

343 Industries have just released a patch that enables crossplay support between Xbox One and PC gamers in Halo Wars 2, with crossplay support in the Campaign, Blitz Firefight, Terminus Firefight, Custom Games, and all unranked playlists.

Halo Wars 2 now has Xbox One and PC cross-play enabled | TweakTown.com

Halo Wars 2's crossplay feature will be pushed out in phases, so that 343i can keep control over it and make sure it's working properly and not filled with problems. The new patch for Halo Wars 2 also includes one fix for the PC, and a new feature. If you own the Windows 10 version, it will auto-download the patch. As for the patch notes, check them out here.

Halo Wars 2 November 2nd Patch Release Notes

NEW FEATURES

  • Added support for 4K Ultra HD & HDR gameplay on Xbox One X
  • Crossplay is here for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs!
  • Crossplay will be supported for Campaign, Blitz Firefight, Terminus Firefight, Custom Games, and all UNRANKED Playlists
  • All of the existing ranked playlists will remain platform-specific for the sake of fairness and parity
  • For players who really want to see how console stacks up against PC, a new playlist called "Ranked 3v3 X War" will be added that will support crossplay.
  • Crossplay will be rolled out in phases to make sure everything is working as intended and to give the team time to assess.When the update is released, the following will be enabled for crossplay:
  • Campaign
  • Blitz & Terminus Firefight
  • Custom Games
  • Unranked Playlists: 3v3 Deathmatch, Terminus Firefight
  • Ranked Playlist: (NEW) "Ranked 3v3 X War"** Crossplay will be added to more playlists at a later date once everything is verified to be in good shape.
NEWS SOURCE:dsogaming.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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