Halo 5's free Hammer Storm update is live with new map, Assault mode and more
Halo 5: Guardians has a new free update available for download. Players of the Xbox One sci-fi shooter can grab the update, Hammer Storm, which includes a number of new features.
One of them is a new space-based Arena map called Torque. It also includes Assault, a classic multiplayer mode that is finally making its Halo 5 debut:
Another fan favorite mode, Grifball, is included in the Hammer Storm update, which was first inspired by one of the characters in the Halo-based machinima series Red vs Blue:
Two more classic Halo weapons are added in the update; the trustworthy pistol from the original Halo: Combat Evolved game and the Gravity Hammer that first appeared in Halo 2. In addition there are two new Storm Rifle variants, new weapons skins, new REQ drops, two new character stances and lots of other improvements and bug fixes.
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