XCOM release date confirmed, pre-order bonus detailed
2K Games has confirmed that XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be released on 12 October, 2012, in the UK on PS3, 360 and Windows PC.
“As we reimagine XCOM, one of our goals is to evolve the experience while recognising what made X-COM one of the greatest PC games to date,” said Sarah Anderson, senior vice president of marketing for 2K. “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.”
As part of the press release detailing the release date, 2K has confirmed that those that the pre-order the game will receive the Elite Soldier Pack, containing the following features:
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.
Today we published our hands-on preview of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, which you can read here.