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XCOM: Enemy Unknown Free Second Wave DLC

Steam News announces the release of patch 3 for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, updating the new installment in the turn-based strategy series with some bug fixes as well as new free DLC called Second Wave. Here's word:

The XCOM: Enemy Unknown Second Wave content offers a series of advanced gameplay options that unlock a new level of depth, challenge and replayability. The Second Wave content includes:

  • Damage Roulette: Weapons have a wider range of damage.
  • New Economy: Randomized council member funding.
  • Not Created Equally: Rookies will have random starting stats.
  • Hidden Potential: As a soldier is promoted, stats increase randomly.
  • Red Fog: Combat wounds will degrade the soldier’s mission stats.
  • Absolutely Critical: A flanking shot guarantees a critical hit.
  • The Greater Good: Psionics can only be learned from interrogating a psionic alien.
  • Marathon: The game takes considerably longer to complete.
  • Results Driven: A country offers less funding as its panic level increases.
  • High Stakes: Random rewards for stopping alien abductions.
  • Diminishing Returns: Increased cost of satellite construction.
  • More Than Human: The psionic gift is extremely rare.

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16. Re: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Free Second Wave DLC Jan 8, 2013, 13:40 PsychoMoggieBagpuss
 
Kind of bemused by the hate this game is getting on this board. Yes there were bugs on release, yes multiplayer could do with balancing, but you can say the same thing for every other game released in the last 10 years or so.
It was is a damn fine game and a refreshing change from yet another "realistic" FPS.
Now if they can do a Terror from the Deep expansion and release a map editor so the community can do their thang then it's all gravy.........
 
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