Halo: Spartan Strike

iPhone and iPad gamers finally got a chance to play titles in Microsoft's Halo series in April with the release of the top-down third-person shooters Halo: Spartan Strike and Halo: Spartan Assault. This week, both games were updated to version 1.1, with both gaining Xbox Live support.

Microsoft says:

Sign in with your Xbox Live account to earn Xbox Achievements and compete with your friends on the Leaderboards.

In addition, Microsoft added some other new features to Halo: Spartan Strike:

  • Shared Progress – Your Halo: Spartan Strike progress is now shared between the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
  • More control options – New control options have been added, allowing you to set aim-assist on or off and adjust the virtual stick sensitivity.
  • New controller schemes – Five new controller schemes have been added. Pick the one that matches your play style and crush the Covenant and Prometheans!

Both games are available for $5.99 each in the iOS app store, or you can save some money and get both in a special bundle for just $7.99.

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