So it's not what immediately comes to mind when you think of the Halo franchise. Spartan Assault is still as close as you can get to playing Halowithout a first person view, and it's the first Halo coming to the Xbox One. just in time for Christmas.

Featuring more than 30 missions that bridge the gap between Halo 3 and Halo 4, the already-impressive Spartan Assault's been topped-off for its console release. Five new multiplayer missions, more weapons and a bunch of tiny spore beings of some sort making their Spartan Assault debut.

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There's a lot of game here for $14.99, and if you've already purchased thee game for Windows 8 or Windows Phone, you can pick up the console version for only $4.99.

The Xbox One version of Halo: Spartan Assault is coming December 24. Look for the Xbox 360 version in January.