Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare Gamescom News



Awakening the Nightmare, the newest upcoming Halo Wars 2 DLC allows you to play as the Banished, as you fight the age old enemy of the Halo series, the Flood. While this DLC has been announced for some time, we have now been given new information at Gamescom as to when this DLC will launch; as well as some nice new art, screenshots, and a gameplay video. This new story DLC will launch on the 26th September, and will include a whole new firefight mode named Terminus Firefight. Terminus Firefight allows you to fight off against never ending waves of enemies, solo or with a friend. You can find the new images and gameplay below.

Flood Everywhere (Art)


Infected Combat (Art)


Juggernaut (Art)


Relentless (Art)


Unending (Art)


All Out (Campaign)


Blast Down (Terminus Firefight)


Mass Engagement (Terminus Firefight)



HW2: Awakening the NightmareGamescom Terminus Firefight Footage:


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(All info and images taken from Halo Waypoint)





Written by: Jordan Wharton

An avid gamer and Halo fan. Been in the gaming scene my whole life. Known for being the first person in the world to cosplay as the Halo 5 Master Chief. Love visiting Japan and America. Creator of the Halo Community section.

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