Halo: Spartan Assault, the game that bridges the gap between the stories of Halo 3 and Halo 4, is slated to arrive on Steam come this April 4th. Spartan Assault provides a context for the Spartan Ops feature that can be found prominently featured in Halo 4.
The twin stick shooter game will arrive on Steam and will feature all the bells and whistle Steam has to offer for its games. These include Steam achievements to show off your bragging rights along with full controller support. So, if you aren’t really comfortable with controlling the game with just the keyboard or mouse, you don’t have anything to worry about.
Halo: Spartan Assault is a top down shooter that was developed with mainly casual gamers on mind. As such the game is an action shooter than can be picked up and played by both the casual gamers as well as Halo series’ veterans. The game is set after the events of Halo 3 and goes up to the events that leads to the settings of Halo 4. The game delves deeper into the back story of the Human Covenant wars and examines the first missions of the Spartan Ops Program. You are given a choice of either playing as Commander Sarah Palmer or Spartan Davis stationed aboard the UNSC Infinity while they fight battles against the Covenant. The game contains 25 unique missions along with a Weekly challenge system that allows you to compete against your friends in order to fight for your position on the leaderboards.