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Blitz is a brand-new mode in Halo Wars 2 and, if I’m being completely honest, it looks pretty freakin’ awesome. It’s one of those cases of “I didn’t ask for it. I didn’t know you could do it, but I ain’t mad. In fact, I’m pumped.” The tried-and-true RTS gameplay is given a unique twist with some Hearthstone-looking cards that provide additional attacks, power-ups, etc.

Players will be able to build a deck and bring it into battle, allowing for endless ways to compete against your enemies and countless strategies to solidify your victory. The open beta for Blitz will run from Jan. 20th-30th, so you can get a head-start at devising new strategies against your friends and enemies alike!

Check out the trailer above and let us know what you think about the changes coming in Halo Wars 2!

 

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Nathaniel Smyth

The author Nathaniel Smyth

Born and raised in Plymouth, NH, Nat has been gaming since he was 3 starting on his brother’s Sega Genesis, all the way up to the Xbox One. Well rounded in a range of game genres from beat-em-ups to shooters, to role-playing-games, and more, he’s had a passion for all things gaming as long as he’s been able to hold a controller. While busy with school, sports, working, he still finds time to sit down, play, read up on the latest news, and hunt for deals on new and classic games.