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XCOM: Enemy Within
is now available for Windows in North America,
expanding the throwback counter-UFO strategy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown with new
content (available on consoles as the standalone XCOM: Enemy Within –
2K Games confirms
the add-on, which requires the original game, will be
released internationally on Friday, and outlines what it offers:
Enemy Within, players can modify their soldiers genetically to enhance their
operatives’ abilities or transform their soldiers into cybernetic warriors.
These new abilities and units are imperative to combat two new aliens, the
Mechtoid and the Seeker. In addition to new aliens, XCOM: Enemy Within adds a
new threat known as EXALT, an underground human organization set on disrupting
XCOM operations and taking control of Earth. XCOM: Enemy Within also includes an
array of new maps, abilities, upgrades and weapons across both single player and
“XCOM: Enemy Within continues the tradition of robust expansion packs from
Firaxis Games,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “With an incredible
amount of new content, XCOM: Enemy Within is the definitive way to play last
year’s best strategy game.”
“The number one thing our fans asked for after we released XCOM: Enemy Unknown
was more maps,” said Ananda Gupta, lead designer at Firaxis Games. “In XCOM:
Enemy Within, we’re giving players nearly 50% more maps in addition to a massive
amount of other new content, providing nearly limitless replayability for XCOM
commanders to enjoy.”
Key features for XCOM: Enemy Within include:
- New Soldier Abilities: Research a new alien
technology to advance the capabilities of operatives:
- Gene Mods: Construct the Genetics Lab
to physically enhance operatives’ abilities, including augmentations to
the chest, brain, eyes, skin and legs;
- MECs: Build the Cybernetics Lab to
enable the construction of the new Mechanized Exoskeletal Cybersuit, or
MEC. The new MEC Trooper class has specialized abilities and each suit
can be upgraded with new weapons including the flamethrower, grenade
launcher and more.
- New Weapons and Equipment: Give operatives
an extra tactical edge with new projects from the engineering team in the
- New Enemy Threats: Adopt new tactics to
counter the threats from new enemies, including the Mechtoid, the Seeker and
an organization known as EXALT, a group of humans sympathetic to the alien
- New Strategic Resource: A valuable new
alien resource, known as Meld, has been discovered. Secure it on the
battlefield and use it carefully back at base to unlock new research and
- New Tactical Challenges and Maps: Face new
tactical challenges, on nearly 50% more maps;
- New Story Elements: Recover a mysterious
new weapon in Operation Progeny, investigate a terrifying threat in an
abandoned fishing village, and defend the XCOM headquarters from alien
attack in a series of new plot-driven missions;
- New Multiplayer Maps, Units and Abilities:
Create custom squads from a wider array of options and dominate opponents in
intense, one-on-one, turn-based matches;
- New Second Wave Options: A number of new
gameplay modifiers including the option to enable random soldier abilities
means no XCOM squad need ever be the same again.
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||Re: Ships Ahoy - XCOM: Enemy Within
||Nov 13, 2013, 12:24
SpectralMeat wrote on Nov 13, 2013, 12:05:Just to add to this conversation, I think something is wrong with the code.
.net_Drifter wrote on Nov 12, 2013, 20:51:That sucks. It worked earlier.
SpectralMeat wrote on Nov 12, 2013, 18:49:
Will W wrote on Nov 12, 2013, 16:00:
Damn, missed that 25% off X Rebirth code. That's what I was waiting for on a purchase....guess I'll have to wait for the next one.
Code doesn't seem to work, price still 49.99 after applying the code.
Hopefully the gmg code will work again or they will enable the code I posted.
There is no reason at all why it shouldn't work.
Maybe send customer support an e-mail and see what they say.
The code works on all other games except on X-Rebirth for some reason even though that code worked for me when I've picked it up a day earlier.
If you go to the main site and click on the eligible titles for this code X-Rebirth is on the list.
X-Come enemy within is also on the list and just to try I added it to my cart applied the coupon and the price stayed the same.
Try it again later today I bet they will fix it, but I will send them an e-mail pointing out the problem anyways