2K & Firaxis Games’ XCOM®: Enemy Unknown Gets US/UK Release Date, Elite Soldier Pack Pre-Order Bonus
The original XCOM® still carries the title of one of the best strategy games ever made, and now fans of the series can get their hands on the latest from 2K and Firaxis Games XCOM®: Enemy Unknown. Pre-ordering the title will grant players the launch-bonus Elite Soldier Pack (available for a limited time). The Elite Soldier Pack includes the below:
• 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.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is the answer to the 15-year craving that X-COM fans have been experiencing. 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. - Steve Martin, president of Firaxis Games
There will be a special edition available to PC users ($59.99 USD) that has a variety of exclusive and unique 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 will be available for Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3, and Windows PC on October 9 (US) and 13 (UK).