Ahead of this year's Halo 5, Microsoft has launched Halo: Spartan Strike on Apple's iPhone and iPad. Apart from Apple's iOS devices, the game will be available to download for Windows and Windows Phone.
Halo: Spartan Strike will cost $5.99 in the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store, but iPhone and iPad users can get both Spartan Strike and Spartan Assault in one ultimate package for $9.99. Spartan Assault also launched in the iTunes Store separately for $5.99.
Halo: Spartan Strike is the second major mobile game released in the Halo franchise. Unfortunately, Halo: Spartan Strike for iPhone and iPad don't allow users to earn Xbox Live Achievements.
"Halo: Spartan Strike tells a compelling new story in the Halo universe set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. As a Spartan supersoldier in a classified ONI simulation, delve into 30 challenging missions while leading UNSC troops through cities and jungles with an all new arsenal of weapons, abilities and vehicles."
"You are a Spartan supersoldier in this classified ONI simulation that starts during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Lead UNSC troops through numerous missions battling against new enemies to save Earth from being overtaken" is stated in the App Store's description of the game.