Microsoft releases the Halo Channel app for Windows 8.1, since you can’t get enough of Halo

Fahad Al-Riyami

Microsoft releases the Halo Channel app for Windows 8.1 -- dubs it your home for Halo

Today marks the release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection and fans are likely to still be fully immersed in playing the franchise in full HD on their Xbox One console. And when those gamers finally decide to take a break, Microsoft has even more Halo in store for them!

The software giant has today released The Halo Channel app for Windows 8.1. As the name suggests, the app will serve as a hub for all new Halo content, including programs such as Halo 4: Forward unto Dawn and Halo Nightfall. The app description reads:

“The Halo Channel is an all-new interactive digital network that provides unprecedented, personalized access to the Halo Universe. Seamlessly transition between game and other Halo experiences including existing and upcoming original programming (Halo 4: Forward unto Dawn, Halo: Nightfall), as well as community content, and discover deep background information using the Halo Encyclopedia… This is your home for Halo.”

Microsoft releases the Halo Channel app for Windows 8.1 -- dubs it your home for Halo

Some of the key features of the app include live streaming original content and games, timely news updates, and Twitch integration. The viewing experience is personal and interactive, and sharing content is a breeze across social networks.

The app also include the ability to unlock exclusive in-game content for upcoming Halo titles, all you have to do is enjoy what the app has to offer in terms of the original Halo programming, entertainment, trivia, and by participating in interactive polls.

The Halo Channel app also features tight integration with the Xbox One console and you can sync your Windows 8.1 device to the console to use as a second screen, or use one device to seamlessly continue watching content where you left off on the other.

You can download the Halo Channel app now using the download link below!