“Experience Halo Wars in a whole new way with the Strategic Options Game Add-on. Three new game modes will require players to re-think their entire strategy and approach to the game”
— Description, Xbox Live Marketplace
The Strategic Options Add-on Pack is a DLC content pack released for Halo Wars on 19 May 2009. The pack adds 3 new gametypes to the multiplayer and Skirmish sections of the game and was released for 800 Microsoft Points.
Keepaway: Players fight for control of a flag and earn points while they control it.
Tug of War: Players' scores are determined by the size of their army and number and size of bases.
Reinforcements: Rather than training units, players' supplies are converted into unit reinforcements after a period of time.