Covenant at War is a Halo Total Conversion for Star Wars - Empire at War: Forces Of Corruption replacing the Rebels with the UNSC, the Empire with the Covenant
and the Consortium with the Flood as playable factions, and adding the Forerunners (Sentinels) and the Insurrectionists (United Rebel Front)
as non-playable Factions.

Featuring more than 50 well-known units from the Halo-Universe, and with many more playable units at your disposal
you can replay every fight from the books or the games or simply fight your way. Unleashing each factions unique powers upon your opponent.
With redesigned shaders and all-new effects each battle you fight will show you just what the Alamo engine can do.

Your strategy is unlimited. Attack from anywhere, at anytime.

But there isn't only ground combat. For the first time you can take the Human-Covenant War into space. Fight for survival as the UNSC, conduct a war on heresy as The Covenant or consume the galaxy as The Flood.

Fight on your own in skirmish, take the fight online with multiplayer support or battle for control in galactic conquest.


Check out our sister mod for Sins of a Solar Empire:

Disclaimer: Halo © Microsoft Corporation. Covenant at War was created under Microsoft's "Game Content Usage Rules" using assets from Halo. It is not endorsed by Microsoft and does not reflect the views or opinions of Microsoft or anyone officially involved in producing or managing Halo. As such, it does not contribute to the official narrative of the fictional universe, if applicable.
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United Nations Space Command PR-TRANSMISSION 44877I-09
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The June patch has been released, it doesn't require any previous CaW releases for it to work. This release is SPACE SKIRMISH ONLY, you'll get all kinds of weird bugs if you try and play galactic conquest.

Covenant at War - 1.2

Installation Instructions

1. If you have installed any previous versions of CaW, uninstall them (delete them from Star Wars Empire at War Forces of Corruption\mods).

2. Once downloaded, open the .zip archive (easily done with winrar: )

3. In you will find a folder called CaW, extract this folder to your Forces of corruption mod folder, which should be something like this: C:\Program Files\LucasArts\Star Wars Empire at War Forces of Corruption\Mods

4. Download the EaW/FoC Mod Launcher, which you can find here: , run it, select CaW and hit start.


- New UNSC Charon and Paris Frigates
- New MAC projectile
- UNSC AI will now fire MAC cannons correctly
- UNSC SMAC Platform added
- UNSC Prowler space mines now explode like proximity mines (extremely hand against corvettes and fighters)
- Added more resource upgrades

- Added Covenant SDC Corvette
- New Covenant Light Cruiser
- New Covenant Destroyer
- New Covenant Assault Carrier
- Added upgradeable ship system

- Several performance optimizations, including:
* LoD models for a few ships and projectiles
* Most reworked models from the above lists are significantly lower poly
- Countless balancing tweaks, you'll find the game plays quite differently to the last version

Upgradeable ships?

That's right, several Covenant ships can now be upgraded on the go in skirmish simply by clicking the ship you want to upgrade and selecting the desired upgrade. At the moment the ships only have generic upgrades that improve/add more weapons, and boost shield strength, but over the course of the next few months we will be adding in many unique upgrade paths that will give you some serious fleet customization options.

Apex Studios Update 21/06/2013

The only ships currently using the system are:
- Picket ship
- SDV Corvette
- Light Cruiser
- Destroyer

SMAC Platforms

These are a game-changing addition in the UNSC's fight against the Covenant, SMAC platforms are long range turrets that can be built anywhere on the map. They can be used to take out large chunks of an oncoming fleet before it can get anywhere near you, but be careful of the Covenant's in-system slipspace ability, if you don't pay attention a whole fleet could easily slip straight into your SMAC cluster and take it down.

UNSC SMAC Platforms ingame Random Gameplay Shots

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Apex Studios Update 21/06/2013

Apex Studios Update 21/06/2013

2 years ago News 9 comments

The June patch is coming on the 25th, release details inside.

Apex Studios Update 19/04/2013

Apex Studios Update 19/04/2013

2 years ago News 12 comments

Apex Studios drops in to bring you two reworks and a whole new unit.

Apex Studios Update 24/12/2012

Apex Studios Update 24/12/2012

2 years ago News 3 comments

Hey all, it's patch time. We've been listening to all the feedback you've given us since the first release, and have fixed alot of issues people have...

Apex Studios Update 20/12/2012

Apex Studios Update 20/12/2012

2 years ago News 15 comments

Brace for impact. Release day is here, after almost 5 years of work, Apex Studios finally brings you the first release of Covenant at War.

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Covenant at War - 1.2

Covenant at War - 1.2

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The 1.2 version of Covenant at War (AKA the June patch). This release is SPACE SKIRMISH ONLY, you'll get all kinds of weird bugs if you try and play galactic...

Covenant at War - Optional Icon Fix

Covenant at War - Optional Icon Fix

2 years ago Patch 6 comments

Some people experienced issues where the icons in the mod appear incorrectly, this is an optional patch to fix that.

Covenant at War - 1.1 Patch

Covenant at War - 1.1 Patch

2 years ago Patch 59 comments

The first patch for Covenant at War, we've fixed alot of issues people have been having, added some new content, and tweaked the balancing. THIS REQUIRES...

Covenant at War - First Release

Covenant at War - First Release

2 years ago Full Version 188 comments

Brace for impact. Release day is here, after almost 5 years of work, Apex Studios finally brings you the first release of Covenant at War.

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Draven_Felius Jun 28 2015 says:

Will this mod have any more work done? Or to get a good Halo RTS do I have to move to Sins of a Solar Empire? :/

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DGaius Creator
DGaius Jul 1 2015 replied:

We are moving along on a slow but steady pace. Having said that, I recommend playing SotP for Soase! It's a very different experience from our mod, so I see no reason why you can't play both.

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RealTimeFan Jun 26 2015 says:

I love this mod but its insane frustrating that it will always crash on me, freezing my game saying "An exception has occurred. See log_file.txt and _except.txt for details. Press CANCEL to exit or RETRY to debug". Retry never fixes it, I just factory resettled my computer, reinstalled games, updates, patches, etc just so i could play this Mod without it crashing on me like it always does. If anyone knows what I could do to fix this, I would greatly appreciate it! This is an amazing Mod, my favorite ever and want to enjoy it.

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Mitthrawnuruodochiss Jun 25 2015 says:

Does this mod work with the steam version of the game?

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DGaius Creator
DGaius Jun 25 2015 replied:

It certainly does! Check out chapters 4 and 7 of the extended installation guide to see how to install this mod for steam:

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Mitthrawnuruodochiss Jun 25 2015 replied:

Thanks :D

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AubeSangante Jun 23 2015 says:

Is there any way to improve the ia ? Because all it's do as USNC is building figther, and as Covenant building figther/bomber and the tiny ship.

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DGaius Creator
DGaius Jun 24 2015 replied:

This happens with Eaw/Foc mods sometimes. Your best bet is to uninstal the mod (by removing the complete folder) and reinstalling it again. I've personally had this happen to me with various mods (as far back as when playing z3rox add on mod for example) and after all this time I still have no idea how or why it occurs. Make sure there are no other mods installed in the main Data folder, as this may cause trouble for the AI script.

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weapon12machine Jun 24 2015 replied:

From what I've heard, the only way to improve the IA is by giving it bigger resource boosts so it can buy the bigger ships more frequently.

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DGaius Creator
DGaius Jun 24 2015 replied:

No idea where you heard this, but I don't think you'll need to boost resources when the AI functions properly...

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AubeSangante Jun 24 2015 replied:

Oh and how to do so ?

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Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption
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Highest Rated (8 agree) 8/10

Some things have been cleared up, but my score stays the same, great work so far and hope to see some updates because im having a blast with all my CCS cruisers xD. Just wish i could see it in all of its beauty without those bugs.

Dec 21 2012 by IRisJesus

Lowest Rated (5 agree) 5/10

A 5 because the space part of the game is fantastic. However this mod is half done with still having star wars heroes and land forces.

Dec 21 2012 by The_M_Factor


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