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XCOM: Enemy Unknown confirmed for October

Tuesday, 22nd May 2012 13:06 GMT By Johnny Cullen

2K’s announced XCOM: Enemy Unknown will launch on October 9 in the US and October 12 internationally.

Pre-orders will get a Elite Soldier Pack, featuring the Hyperion and Reaper soldier armor kits, a full color customization feature for armour sets in the game and a character from the original XCOM.

2K’s also announced the special edition of Enemy Unknown will be exclusive to PC. It’ll feature an artbook, fold-out poster, XCOM insignia patch, soundtrack, art and more.

The game will also launch on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Watch brand new gameplay from the Firaxis strategy game and an interview with producer Pete Murray here.

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  1. Edo

    The same day as Dishonored…well at least it’s not delayed.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. DSB

    I’m cringing a little bit thinking about all the games sites that are gonna run with “Oktoberfest: X-Com YadaYada”.

    But still… It is gonna be the Oktoberfest of games.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Fin

    Wtf, Firaxis and 2K RUINING the XCOM franchise. XCOM should be an FPS not this strategy bullshit. At least don’t put the XCOM name on it if it’s not an FPS!!!

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Johnny Cullen

    Added the trailer in. It’s still processing, so don’t shout at me immediately if it’s not there right away.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Llewelyn_MT

    Actually “XCOM: UFO Defense” is the title of the very first game in the franchise on some markets, and that was a strategy game.

    That’s weird. The other name was “UFO: Enemy Unknown”. Anyone noticed the pattern?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. voxelman

    If this game is half as good as X-COM: UFO Defense it might just be my GOTY, I have my doubts tho.

    #6 2 years ago