XCOM: Enemy Unknown dated for October
Launch bonus and special edition announced for strategy title
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on May 22, 2012 - 2:40pm EST (May 22, 2012 14:40)
2K Games announced today that XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the action-strategy game from Firaxis Games, will be available for purchase in North America on October 9, 2012 and internationally on October 12, 2012.
Additionally, pre-ordering XCOM: Enemy Unknown from participating retailers guarantees receiving the Elite Soldier Pack, a launch bonus offering top-of-the-line soldier customization features. There will also be a special edition of XCOM: Enemy Unknown available exclusively for PC that contains a variety of unique XCOM items.
“XCOM: Enemy Unknown is the answer to the 15-year craving that X-COM fans have been experiencing,” said Steve Martin, president of Firaxis Games. “We wanted to find a special way to honor these die-hard fans, and the special edition and Elite Soldier Pack are just the way to do it.”
In XCOM: Enemy Unknown, players will oversee combat strategies and individual unit tactics as well as base management and resource allocation as commander of a secret global military organization, XCOM. .
XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be released for Windows PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.