HALO Spartan Assault–Windows Phone finally gets an exclusive HALO game!

The day has finally come – Microsoft is finally delivering a Halo game for Windows Phone.

Halo: Spartan Assault, a new game in the franchise, is exclusive to Windows 8 tablets, smartphones and PCs.

The game is a twin-stick-style, top-down arcade shooter and is set between the events of Halo 3 and Halo 4.

Players will be able to access weaponry through earning points or micro-transactions and will battle the covenant over 25 missions.

The game was developed by by Vanguard Games  and 343 Industries and will be available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, but not any other platforms. Players will be able to start a game on Windows 8 and continue it on Windows Phone 8, and vice versa.

Halo: Spartan Assault will be released for Windows 8 tablets, phones and personal computers in July for $6.99.

See more screen shots after the break.

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Via Polygon and Stuff.tv.