Halo Wars 2 is going to have a big E3. At least that’s what all the leaks about it are pointing to.

Not only will we likely see the first real footage of the new strategy game, but it appears Halo Wars 2 will also receive an open beta starting Monday, June 13, and running through June 20. Spotted by Italian site MondoXbox, a listing for the beta popped up on the Xbox Store. It will be a 13GB download and will require Xbox Gold. There’s no word yet on if the beta will also come to PC.

Following that, screenshots surfaced on Reddit, via user nullfurious, showcasing all the explosive action gamers can look forward to. Earlier this month, we also received a leak of some of the game’s art.

In development with Total War’s Creative Assembly, the real-time strategy game is a sequel to the Xbox 360’s Halo Wars. While we still don’t know much about the new game, the original was set roughly 20 years before the events of Halo: Combat Evolved, at the height of humanity’s war with the Covenant. For those looking to catch up, Microsoft brought Halo Wars to Xbox One backwards compatibility in March.

Microsoft’s E3 conference is scheduled for June 13, at 9:30AM PT. Are you excited for a Halo Wars 2 beta? Let us know. As we learn more about the game in the week ahead, keep checking back right here on Gamespresso.

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