Post release Halo Wars developer robot entertainment has released the official Halo Wars Title Update 3 patch notes, also confirming that the update should be rolled-out in a few weeks.

Balance Changes:
- UNSC Warthogs Gauss cannon damage against tanks and other heavily armoured vehicles reduced by 25%
- UNSC Warthogs build time increased by 3 seconds to 25 seconds
- Anders research time bonus decreased to 25% from 50%. Her Research cost bonus remains unchanged at 50%
- Covenant and UNSC turrets have 5% increased health and 5% increased damage
- UNSC Elephants have a 20% more health
- Grenade damage type now has 25% additional damage against Warthogs and other medium armour ground vehicles.
- Recycle basic cost return fixed to be 50% for constructed buildings.
- Locked down bases when unlocked will now release units inside very quickly, which means that when under attack a player can now build a fighting force while locked down and then release them much more quickly than before
- UNSC Leader powers disabled at the start of Reinforcement Matches
- Players no longer receive points for team killing.
- Self Destructing/Recycling buildings now gives points to opponents

Bug Fixes:
- Players should now find it much easier to play System Link games
- Fixed Covenant Shield Generator Exploit
- Invisible Units should now have invisible health bars
- Players will no longer be able to scout opposing bases by using the area-select tool

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Game Stats

Release Date: 27/02/2009
Developer: Ensemble Studios
Publisher: Microsoft
Genre: Real-time strategy
No. Players: 1-6
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 1,245 14
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