While we didn’t get a new Xbox LIVE game today for our Windows Phones, fear not as you were merely being teased. Yes, tomorrow at some time you will officially be treated to the long awaited Halo: Spartan Assault for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
The information comes ironically from the official website (Halo Waypoint), which details the exact date as July 18th for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices. Even more interestingly, they detail how Verizon has the exclusive here in the US, which we told you about last week, for 30 days. That’s not too bad of a wait and should give Verizon customers something to be happy about. In the meantime, T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T users can keep themselves occupied with the Windows 8 PC or tablet version.
Finally, it is also noted that the game will only run on 1GB Windows Phones. But fear not, a version for 512MB devices like the Lumia 720 will be forthcoming, in fact August is the month given for that release. Once again, a perfectly acceptable wait.
Release date: 7/18/2013 as revealed on Halo Waypoint
We’ll have more information about Halo: Spartan Assault right here at Windows Phone Central as soon as the game gets the green light from Microsoft.
Source: Halo Waypoint; Thanks, Reid W. and Mike B., for the tips!