‘XCOM: Enemy Unknown’ Singleplayer DLC Coming Soon
XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Firaxis’ well-received remake of the classic PC strategy series, will be getting a dose of all-new singleplayer content in the near future, 2K Games and Firaxis announced on Tuesday.
Called “Slingshot,” the DLC adds in a new set of Council missions to the singleplayer campaign. Set in China, Slingshot teams players with a Triad operative called Zhang as you divert an alien ship’s course and “do battle with the aliens in the skies over China.”
Firaxis wasn’t willing to say when Slingshot is set to release on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 nor how much it’s going to cost, but the company promised that all would be revealed “soon.”
If that’s not enough XCOM: Enemy Unknown content for you, there’s even more in the works. If you’re looking for something to spruce up the look your characters, you can now purchase the “Elite Soldier Pack,” which was previously exclusive to pre-orders. Here’s what an extra $4.99 will net you:
Classic X-COM soldier: Players will instantly receive a new recruit in their barracks inspired by the original X-COM: UFO Defense. The iconic soldier with the blonde, flattop hairstyle will return fully modernized.
Soldier Deco packs: Players can customize their soldier with several aesthetic upgrades to armor suits, including the new Hyperion and Reaper soldier armor kits.
Complete color customization: A variety of colors and tints for all armor sets in the game allow players complete control to customize their squad’s look.
If singleplayer is more your thing, Firaxis said that at least one more DLC akin to Slingshot will be released at some point. Unfortunately, we don’t know what it is or when it’s coming.