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XCOM: Enemy Unknown set to be released in October

On May 23, 2012 by Aaron Meehan

2K Games have revealed that XCOM: Enemy Unknown the action strategy game developed by Firaxis Games will be released on October 12, 2012 for Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3.

If you pre-order XCOM: Enemy Unknown you will receive the Elite Soldier Pack , a launch bonus offering top-of-the-line soldier customization features that will only be available for a limited time. There will also be a special edition of XCOM: Enemy Unknown available exclusively for PC that contains a variety of unique XCOM items.

The Elite Soldier Pack will include:

  • Classic X-COM Soldier: Players will instantly receive a new recruit in their barracks inspired by the original X-COM: UFO Defense. The iconic soldier with the blonde, flattop hairstyle will return in his full glory, modernized with the rest of the XCOM universe.
  • Soldier Deco packs: Players can customize their soldier with several aesthetic upgrades to armor suits, including the new Hyperion and Reaper soldier armor kits.
  • Complete color customization: A variety of colors and tints for all armor sets in the game allow players complete control to customize their squad’s look.

The PC Special edition will include a copy of the game for PC and a number of unique XCOM items, including an art book; fold-out poster of the XCOM headquarters; XCOM insignia patch; and a collection of digital bonus assets such as desktop wallpaper, soundtrack and more.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a reimagining of the classic PC game called XCOM. “It’s important to create an experience that is appealing to both existing fans and newcomers to the world of XCOM, which is what we’re doing with XCOM: Enemy Unknown,” said Sarah Anderson, senior vice president of marketing for 2K.

Finally 2K Games released a new developer diary called XCOM: Enemy Unknown Deep Dive #2.

Author: Aaron Meehan

Hi, I’m the creator of SG Gaming Info. When I’m not working on my writing or creating content for this site’s YouTube channel, I like to relax and enjoy character driven story games.

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