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Halo Wars 2 Title Updates

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Throughout its lifespan, Halo Wars 2 had many Title Updates and other patches. Given how many there are, this page only lists the patches and their general features; full patch notes are listed on each Season's page for brevity. For a full list of Halo Wars 2 official patch notes on Halo Waypoint, see the designated forum thread here. In February 2021, 343 Industries announced that it had no plans to produce any further content updates or balance patches for the game, although it would monitor the game and its servers to ensure they were running as intended.[1]

Table[edit]

The below table lists each patch by content type (IE bugfixes, server-side, balance etc) and date. You can click on the arrows at the top of each column to sort it - for a more comprehensive list, see the sections further down the page. For full patch notes on each update, click the link in the left-most column to be taken directly to the relevant section.

List of Halo Wars 2 updates
Update Season Release date (YYYY/MM/DD) (Xbox)[Note 1] Patch type Platform(s) Notes
Day one patch Season 0 2017/02/21 Bug-fixes Xbox One
PC
Day-one patch released on February 21 (the launch of Halo Wars 2) for Xbox and shortly later for PC.
March 7 patch Season 0 2017/03/07 Bug fixes and balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
March 20 patch Season 1 2017/03/20 Bug fixes and balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
April 4 patch Season 1 2017/04/28 Bug fixes Xbox One
PC
N/A
Colony release update Season 2 2017/04/27 Content update Xbox One
PC
Released alongside the Colony leader DLC and start of Season 2
May balance update Season 2 2017/05/05 Balance Xbox One
PC
N/A
Sgt. Johnson release update Season 3 2017/05/22 Bug-fixes Xbox One
PC
Released alongside the Sgt. Johnson DLC and start of Season 3. Added HDR support for console players.
Icons of War release update Season 4 2017/06/28 Bug-fixes and balance changes Xbox One
PC
Released alongside the Arbiter and Commander Jerome DLCs and start of Season 4.
June balance patch Season 4 2017/06/29 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
June server balance patch Season 4 2017/07/07 Balance changes Server-side N/A
Serina release update Season 5 2017/07/25 Content update Xbox One
PC
Released alongside the Operation: SPEARBREAKER and Serina DLCs and start of Season 5.
Yapyap release update Season 6 2017/08/17 Content update Xbox One
PC
Released alongside the Yapyap the DESTROYER DLC and start of Season 6.
August server patch Season 6 2017/08/31 Bug-fixes Xbox One
PC
N/A
Awakening the Nightmare release update Season 7 2017/09/26 Content update Xbox One
PC
Released alongside the Awakening the Nightmare, Voridus and Pavium DLCs and start of Season 7.
Xbox One X support release update Season 8 2017/11/02 Content update Xbox One
PC
Released alongside tand to provide support for the Xbox One X, and start of Season 8.
November balance patch Season 8 2017/11/?? Balance changes Xbox One
PC
Added 49 new multiplayer ranks to unlock.
January update Season 9 2018/01/16 Bug-fixes and balance changes Xbox One
PC
Start of Season 9.
February balance patch Season 9 2018/02/08 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
April update Season 10 2018/04/02 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
Start of Season 10.
April update Season 10 2018/05/14 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
July update Season 11 2018/07/18 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
Start of Season 11.
September balance update Season 11 2018/09/12 Balance changes Server-side N/A
October balance update Season 11 2018/10/30 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
December update Season 12 2018/12/13 Matchmaking update Xbox One
PC
Start of Season 12.
January 26 patch Season 12 2019/01/29 Content update Xbox One
PC
Rolled all previous balance patches into the game files.
Fort Jordan update Season 12 2019/02/26 Content update Xbox One
PC
Added the new map Fort Jordan into the game.
April update Season 12 2019/04/18 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
N/A
December update Season 14 2019/12/16 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
Start of Season 14.
August update Season 15 2020/08/13 Balance changes Xbox One
PC
Start of Season 15.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Release patch notes given prioritise Xbox release dates - due to this, PC release dates cannot be provided

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo Waypoint, News: Lovely Letters (Retrieved on Feb 12, 2021) [archive]