Christmas has come a bit early! Halo: Spartan Assault was previously penciled in for a December 24 launch, but Microsoft has decided to push its release up a day and the title is now available to download from the Xbox One Game Store for $14.99. It’s everything you love about Halo, now in a nifty top-down view:
Halo: Spartan Assault is a fast paced top-down shooter set during the timeline between “Halo 3” and “Halo 4,” progress your Spartan career as you engage in over 30 exciting Campaign missions using many of favorite Halo weapons, vehicles and armor abilities. Team-up on Xbox Live and fight with a friend against waves of the nightmarish Flood in the all-new online co-op multiplayer mode.
Halo: Spartan Assault is also in development for the Xbox 360 and will be released for that platform in 2014.