XCOM®: Enemy Unknown is available NOW! At least for everyone in North America. But the wait is not long for everyone else, as the world wide launch is October 12th, 2012. This title is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.
XCOM is already receiving rave reviews. One example is Game Informer whom gave the title a 9.5/10 as well as the title of “Game of the Month” in Novembers issue and had they had this to say;
“A singular achievement that every gamer deserves to experience.”
Sarah Anderson, the Senior Vice President of Marketing for 2K had this to say:
“XCOM: Enemy Unknown revives the XCOM franchise, staying true to what fans loved in the original game while evolving and growing the experience to appeal to all gamers. Combining intense action and strategy, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is an experience unlike any other on the market, and one that no gamer will want to miss.”
If you pre-ordered XCOM: Enemy Unkown you will receive the launch bonus which comes with the Elite Soldier Pack. This pack will provide you with the ultimate tools for customizations. These customizations include:
- Classic X-COM soldier: A new recruit in your barracks.
- Soldier Deco packs: Customize your soldier with upgrades like armor suits.
- Complete color customization: A variety of colors and tints for your armor.
“The heritage of Firaxis Games has always been making exceptional strategy games, so we jumped at the chance to reboot one of the greatest strategy franchises of all time. We’re passionate fans of the original game and believe we have made something special with XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Early feedback from folks playing the game indicates that they love it as much as we do, which is thrilling to see.”
For all of you unsure about getting this title there is a free to playable demo available for PC via Steam and Xbox 360, and PS3™. If you download the demo you will guided through 2 levels of the single-player campaign. This will allow you to experience the combat controls.