Written by Eric Yee Tuesday, 14 August 2012 15:47
2K Games and and Firaxis Games have announced that XCOM: Enemy Unknown will feature a multiplayer component. Players will be able to create a squad comprised of aliens and humans to duke it out with another player in a one-on-one deathmatch.Each squad will be made up of six characters, whose armour, weapons, items can be customized along with specific class based abilities.
“Throughout the history of the XCOM series, players have acted as the world’s last hope against the alien invasion,” said Jake Solomon, lead designer of XCOM: Enemy Unknown. “With the multiplayer mode in XCOM: Enemy Unknown, gamers can finally find out what it’s like to command alien units and unleash extraterrestrial destruction on Planet Earth or defend it with a squad of XCOM soldiers and alien allies.”
XCOM will be hitting store shelves on October 9th in North America and October 12 internationally.