Watch: Halo Wars 2 campaign gameplay

Creative Assembly, a studio best known for its real-time strategy (RTS) games like Total War, is dipping its big toe in Halo waters with Halo Wars 2, due out this February.

In the video above, we take you through the exciting “Ascension” campaign mission, from pre-mission briefing and cinematic to all-out war on the battlefield grid.

Halo Wars 2 releases February 21st for Xbox One and Windows PC.