2K Games announces XCOM 2: War of the Chosen DLC

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2K Games has unveiled a new downloadable content pack for XCOM 2 entitled War of the Chosen.

Described as a Tactical Legacy Pack, War of the Chosen will be released on October 9 for the PC. 2K Games says: “As a gift to the fans, the XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack will be available for free to all PC owners of XCOM 2: War of the Chosen until 17:59pm GMT on December 3.”

2K Games describes War of the Chosen thus: “The XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – Tactical Legacy Pack tells the story of what happened between the events of XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM 2, and includes new game modes, maps, weapons, armour, and Photobooth options that honour the legacy of the XCOM series.”

Among the highlights of its features are the new modes Legacy Ops: “Command a squad of soldiers through a series of linked consecutive tactical missions”; Central’s Archives, comprising a number of missions involving Central Officer Bradford; and Skirmish Mode: “Create and play your own custom XCOM tactical missions using the included editor that allows you to modify various settings (map, squad loadouts, objective, enemies, and more).” 

War of the Chosen will bring no fewer than 28 new maps (to Central’s Archive mode) as well as an Offline Challenge mode comprising “100+ challenges”. For a detailed breakdown of what War of the Chosen will bring, check out its webpage.