is free to play
next six days. This offers an extended chance to sample the strategy sequel for
Windows, macOS, and Linux. The game is also currently on sale for 75% off if you
want to pick it up, and if you do your progress will carry over. Here's the
XCOM 2 is the sequel to XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the 2012
award-winning strategy game of the year.
Earth has changed. Twenty years have passed since world leaders offered an
unconditional surrender to alien forces. XCOM, the planet’s last line of
defense, was left decimated and scattered. Now, in XCOM 2, the aliens rule
Earth, building shining cities that promise a brilliant future for humanity on
the surface, while concealing a sinister agenda and eliminating all who dissent
from their new order.
Only those who live at the edges of the world have a margin of freedom. Here, a
force gathers once again to stand up for humanity. Always on the run, and facing
impossible odds, the remnant XCOM forces must find a way to ignite a global
resistance, and eliminate the alien threat once and for all.
- XCOM ON THE RUN: Take command of the Avenger, an alien supply
craft converted to XCOM’s mobile headquarters. New open-ended gameplay lets
you decide where to guide your strike team, how to grow popular support, and
when to combat enemy counter-operations.
- RECRUIT RESISTANCE FIGHTERS: Five soldier classes, each with its
own skill tree, let you create specific soldiers for your tactical plan.
- TACTICAL GUERRILLA COMBAT: New gameplay systems offer more
tactical flexibility in combat. Use concealment to ambush enemy patrols.
Loot enemies for precious gear and artifacts. Rescue VIPs and save fallen
comrades by carrying them to the extraction point.
- A NEW BREED OF ENEMY: A diverse cast of enemies from powerful new
alien species to the ADVENT, enforcers of the alien regime, offer a distinct
- RESEARCH, DEVELOP AND UPGRADE: Configure and build rooms on the
Avenger to give XCOM new capabilities on the battlefield. Use your
Scientists and Engineers to research, develop and upgrade weapons and armor
to fit your preferred tactics.
- EACH MISSION IS A UNIQUE CHALLENGE: Go on missions around the
world, from wildlands to the heart of the alien-controlled megacities, to
the depths of alien installations. There are virtually infinite combinations
of maps, missions and goals.
- ENGAGE IN HEAD-TO-HEAD MULTIPLAYER: Mix-and-match squads of
humans and aliens and battle head-to-head on randomly-generated maps.