XCOM 2: War of the Chosen is getting new DLC via the Tactical Legacy Pack next week

By Stephany Nunneley
2 October 2018 22:33 GMT

2K and Firaxis Games are releasing extra content for XCOM 2: War of the Chosen on PC called the Tactical Legacy Pack.

A new content pack will release for XCOM 2 next week on PC, and its the War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack DLC. Players can expect new modes, maps, and more.

This DLC will be free to download until December 3 for those who own both the base XCOM 2 game as well as the XCOM 2: War of the Chosen expansion.

The pack is also coming to Mac and Linux, courtesy of Feral Interactive.

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack contents

Legacy Ops

Command a squad of soldiers through a series of linked consecutive tactical missions.

  • Central’s Archives – Central Officer Bradford, and other key members of XCOM, recount the pivotal operations that led to the rise of the resistance between the events of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM 2.
  • Blast from the Past – After the fall of XCOM HQ, Central Officer Bradford begins his journey to build the resistance by returning to where it all began.
  • It Came from the Sea – The broadcast of a fledgling radio DJ is reaching an audience he didn’t intend. It’s up to Central to save the DJ from an endless horde of hungry listeners.
  • Avenger Assemble – Join Lily Shen as she works to retrofit the Avenger into a new home for the growing forces of a reinvigorated XCOM.
  • The Lazarus Project – ADVENT is kidnapping key members of the resistance, and it’s up to Central to rescue some of XCOM’s most renowned operatives.
  • Resistance Archives – Engage enemy forces in series of missions increasing in difficulty.

Skirmish Mode

  • Create and play your own custom XCOM tactical missions using the included editor that allows you to modify various settings (map, squad loadouts, objective, enemies, and more).

Offline Challenge

  • Play through all 100+ War of the Chosen challenges as often as you’d like.

New Maps

  • Engage in battle across 28 new maps including remastered maps and scenes from XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM: Enemy Within. These new maps will be featured in Central’s Archives.

New Weapons and Armor

  • Equip your soldiers with re-imagined versions of the conventional, laser, and plasma weapons, as well as Kevlar, Carapace, and Titan armor from XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Complete Central’s Archives to unlock these new additions for use in the main single player campaign.

New Customization and Photobooth Options

  • Customize your soldiers with new attitudes and helmets. Create new images in the Photobooth with additional backgrounds, colors, and character poses.

New Soundtrack Options

  • With the new Soundtrack Selector you can choose to play the XCOM 2: War of the Chosen campaign with the existing score, the score from XCOM: Enemy Unknown, or an all-new soundtrack inspired by the music from the original X-COM: UFO Defense.

Offline Challenge Mode

  • Play through all 100+ War of the Chosen challenges as often as you want.


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After December 3,  the XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack will go on sale for $7.99.

The Tactical Legacy Pack will also be added to the XCOM 2 Collection, and it will not affect the price of the collection.

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