It’s a big moment for Halo Wars 3
Halo Wars brought the Halo franchise to the RTS genre and helped expand some of its lore, so a potential Halo Wars 3 could do the same.
Halo is one of the biggest first-person shooter franchises on the market and has delivered an engrossing sci-fi story over the years. The franchise has helped build the Xbox brand and has seen a slew of different titles including being spun off into different genres, and it recently started airing a TV show on Paramount+. Perhaps the best known Halo spin-offs are the real-time strategy games known as Halo Wars.
At the time of this writing, there have been two Halo Wars released games that brought the world of Halo to the RTS genre. Players could control UNSC or Covenant forces in large-scale battles through exciting cannon campaigns and multiplayer battles. The games were well received, but Microsoft hasn’t announced any plans to make a third. Like Infinite Halo is preparing to launch season 2, it may be the perfect time to make a third Halo Wars.
The Halo Wars Story
In 2009. Microsoft released the first Halo Wars game with Ensemble Studios. It happened 21 years before Halo: evolved combat, and players led a group of UNSC soldiers on the Spirit of Fire. They had to fight against the Covenant to prevent an ancient fleet of ships from falling into their hands. History helped build the world of Halo more and provided a game that didn’t involve Master Chief, bridging the gap between Halo 3 and Halo: scope next to Halo 3: ODST.
fans of Halo Wars would not receive another entry in the series until 2017 Halo Wars 2. This time, Creative Assembly led the development as it had proven itself in the RTS genre with its popular total war series. The story again followed the Spirit of Fire, but this time they had to fight against the new alien faction known as the Banished. The Banished will later be the main villains of infinite halo, which will be launched four years later. Halo Wars 2 took place shortly after the events of Halo 5: Guardians as the crew tried to stop the Banished from taking the Ark. The game provided players with some Halo content during the long wait between Halo 5: Guardians and Infinite Haloand helped build the world leading up to this latest release.
Why Halo Wars 3 Should Happen
Both Halo Wars and Halo Wars 2 provided fans of the franchise with content to tie them into until the release of the next mainline entry. Halo Wars 2 even served as an introduction to the banished and chronicled the events after Halo 5: Guardians. The end credits Halo Wars 2 hinted at a lawsuit, but 343 Industries said there were no plans at this point. While Infinite Halo continues its seasonal multiplayer, fans of the franchise would no doubt like more story to tide them over.
Infinite HaloThe story campaign was a huge innovation for the franchise, but its multiplayer mode wasn’t as well received. Many said the gameplay is fun, but the cosmetics and unlocks are lackluster. There are also plenty of fan-favorite modes that weren’t picked up in its first season, and there aren’t many maps to play. A lot of Halo fans decided to replay the campaign or check out other games. Offer players another piece of the Halo story through a Halo Wars 3 would give them a game to turn to once they no longer want to play Infinite Halo.
Halo Wars 3 could also serve to bridge the gap between Infinite Halo and everything that comes next. However, it could also bridge some gaps between the different Halo titles, or even tell the story of what happened to Spartan Locke and his team of Halo 5: Guardians. Give players more Halo who to turn to when annoyed by another Halo the game would be a great move by 343 Industries, as fans have already returned to Halo: The Master Chief Collection because of their frustrations with Infinite Halois multiplayer.
the Halo Wars The spin-off series has garnered a huge following over the years, allowing other companies to experiment with it. Halo in the RTS genre. It would be a shame if Halo Wars 3 never saw the light of day, and now would be the perfect time to announce one. As fans look to the next step for the Halo brand, a Halo Wars 3 could bridge the gap and further build the expansive universe.
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