Firaxis Announces 'XCOM: Enemy Within'

Posted Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 09:30 AM PDT by
XCOM: Enemy Within

Expansion to 'XCOM: Enemy Unknown' coming this November.

Firaxis and 2K Games have announced the upcoming release of 'XCOM: Enemy Within,' an expansion to last year's modern return of XCOM, 'XCOM: Enemy Unknown.'

From 2K Games, "XCOM: Enemy Within is the expansion to the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Enemy Within adds an incredible array of new abilities, upgrades and weapons to combat new enemy and alien threats. This expansion pack also introduces new maps, new tactical and strategic gameplay, and new multiplayer content providing a fresh new gameplay experience."

The expansion adds new abilities in the form of Gene Mods and MECs (Mechanized Exoskeletal Cybersuit), new facilities like the Cybernetics Lab and the Foundry, new enemies like the Mechtoid, a new resource called MELD, and massive set of new challenge maps. 'Enemy Within' will also add new multiplayer maps, units and abilities.

'XCOM: Enemy Within' is coming to the 360, PS3, and PC on November 12th.

Source: XCOM

Author: Brian Hoss

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