Wednesday, 24 October 2012
The Slingshot Content Pack, the first of two add-on content packs for XCOM: Enemy Unknown, will be available soon. In this new set of linked Council missions, gamers will meet an enigmatic Triad operative, divert an alien ship’s course, and do battle with the aliens in the skies over China. The Slingshot Content Pack includes three new maps tied to the Council missions, a new playable squad character with a unique story and voice and new character customization options. The release date and pricing of the Slingshot Content Pack will be announced soon.
Although no details were given on the second DLC pack, 2K Games has confirmed that the Elite Soldier Pack, which was free to those who pre-ordered XCOM: Enemy Unknown or purchased the game at launch, is now available for purchase for $4.99/ 400 Microsoft Points.
The Elite Soldier Pack allows player to customize their soldiers with several aesthetic upgrades to armor suits, including the new Hyperion and Reaper soldier armor kits. Players can also use a variety of colors and tints for all armor sets in the game, which allow players complete control to customize their squad’s look.