There are nonetheless a variety of tales left to be instructed within the XCOM universe and they are going to be instructed by the particular operations workforce referred to as Chimera Squad. However, the critically acclaimed turn-based tactical franchise won’t be returning — quickly — and not using a few twists within the bag that add to the addicting gameplay.
In a stunning announcement simply now, writer 2K Games and developer Firaxis Games revealed that XCOM: Chimera Squad assembles a gaggle of 11 named fight veterans from each the ranks of human and alien alike.
Hence, gamers will probably be taking management of characters just like the mind-controlling sectoids and the rampaging mutons to implement peace in a brand new location referred to as City 31 after the autumn of Advent 5 years in the past within the occasions that happened within the War of the Chosen enlargement pack of XCOM 2.
Deploy your customized workforce of human and alien brokers to defend Earth’s fragile, newfound peace. Lead Chimera Squad by means of a brand new expertise that innovates on XCOM’s turn-based legacy, using technique, teamwork, and new breach-and-clear gameplay to finish your mission aims.
One main change that XCOM: Chimera Squad introduces is with the turn-based mechanics. They are actually consistent with Dungeons & Dragons which implies that every participant and enemy character takes various turns as a substitute of 1 aspect finishing all of its turns in a single go. XCOM: Chimera Squad additionally introduces a brand new setup section referred to as Breach Mode the place gamers can enter a battle space from completely different instructions and in several manners for specific benefits.
The administration a part of the franchise has additionally been included. When outdoors of fight, gamers take management of their high-tech headquarters the place they have to full duties, investigations, assignments, and such — all for the sake of peace.
XCOM: Chimera Squad is scheduled to launch as a standalone providing for PC on April 24, 2020. Those can pre-order the game right now on Steam and benefit from a particular limited-time introductory worth of $9.99 that principally slashes the retail worth by half.