Microsoft announced that it reached an agreement with THQ Nordic for Halo Wars 2 has a physical PC edition. This version will include the RTS on disk, as well as a code to download it in physical format.
Thus, the version for Windows 10 will be available in stores in 2 versions: Standard ($40 USD) and Ultimate Edition ($60 USD). The latter include several additional benefits, including early access to the game and a copy of Halo Wars: Definitive Edition. In addition, this package will include the Season Pass for Halo Wars 2.
It is important to note that physical version of Halo Wars 2 will include a code that must activate to download the game. This is so that all those who decide to buy this version can enjoy all the benefits of the Play Anywhere program, which allows you to play it on PC and Xbox One with only one copy.