Microsoft Announces New Free Play Days for Both Halo Wars: Definitive Edition and Halo Wars 2 for This Weekend

Microsoft has announced another free play days event for this weekend and this time around gamers will be treated to two iconic rails titles — Halo Wars: Definitive Edition and Halo Wars 2.

Halo Wars 1 and 2 have been well received by both Halo fans and fans of the rails genre. The game has players taking control of a Spartan army and push them through strategically though levels, missions, and strongholds.

Both games will be available to download for free for Xbox Live Gold members starting Thursday, February 21. The free play event will run through until Sunday, February 24 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

Microsoft has also noted that if you play these titles this week and decide that you want to pick them up officially, all your stats, level progression, and achievements will carry over to your copy of the game. In addition, both titles will be on sale this weekend, so make sure to try them out!

The official description of the two free games this weekend provided by Xbox Wire:

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition enhances the iconic real-time strategy game, Halo Wars, for a native Windows 10 and Xbox One experience. Set early in the Human-Covenant conflict, players can build and command their own Halo army to turn the tide of war against enemies in an epic campaign or in online multiplayer matches.

Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2 delivers an epic sequel to the iconic real-time strategy game, Halo Wars. Take control of Captain Cutter and his forces aboard the UNSC Spirit of Fire to battle humanity’s newest terrifying threat: The Banished – a ruthless Brute faction commanded by the deadly warrior known as Atriox.


With Microsoft announcing yet another Free Play Days for this weekend, do you think you’ll be [aticpiating in any of the new free titles? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Xbox Wire