New details about the expansion pass and Digital Deluxe Edition for XCOM: 2 the sequel to Firaxis Games’ hit turn based strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown have been announced.
The Expansion Pass, titled the Reinforcement Pack, includes three separate expansions. The DLC will be available as part of the newly announced Digital Deluxe Edition, which also includes the game’s soundtrack, as well as a separate purchase.
2K Games, Publisher of the XCOM games has released the following details about the upcoming expansions:
- Anarchy’s Children: An upgrade to soldier customization options including rebellion themed content. (Spring 2016 release)
- Alien Hunters: Introduces a new tier of aliens, known as “Rulers” and includes a new mission, new weapons and armor, and new soldier customization options. (Summer 2016 release)
- Shen’s Last Gift: A new mission, new map, more weapons and armor, customization options, and aa new soldier class.
In addition to the three expansions 2K Games has announced a pre-order bonus for XCOM 2. The Resistance Warrior Pack includes a unique new recruit and various soldier customization options.
The Digital Deluxe edition of XCOM 2 will be available for $75, while the cost of the Game and Expansion Pack separately will be $60 and $20 respectively so the Deluxe Edition saves $5, if you don’t count the value of the soundtrack.
XCOM 2 is scheduled for release on PC only in February 2016.