The Chosen in XCOM 2’s expansion mean business. First up is the Assassin

By Shabana Arif, Wednesday, 21 June 2017 14:34 GMT

XCOM 2’s Chosen are going to be tough if the Assassin is anything to go by, here’s a first look.

War of the Chosen is the new expansion for XCOM 2, and it’s a biggun. In fact, it’s so big it was almost XCOM 3.

The expansion introduces the Chosen – boss characters that you’ll keep bumping into across the campaign. The video above gives us an inside look at the Assassin, who’s very talkative for such a sneaky pete.

She’s the first of three alien enemy types that you’ll face in the game, and she’s pretty gnarly. The Assassin poses a threat in ranged and close quarters combat, and she can even kidnap your troops.

Take a look at her moves and let us know what you think in the comments.

War of the Chosen launches on August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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