XCOM: Enemy Within is the expansion to the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Enemy Within adds an array of new abilities, upgrades, and weapons to combat new enemy and alien threats. This expansion pack also introduces new maps, new tactical and strategic gameplay, and new multiplayer content, providing a fresh new gameplay experience.
Threatened by an unknown enemy, Earth’s governments unite to form a secret paramilitary organization, known as XCOM, to combat this extraterrestrial attack. As the commander of XCOM, you control the global defense team and its resources in a battle against the terrifying alien invasion. You control the fate of the human race by creating and managing a fully operational base, researching alien technologies, planning combat missions, and controlling soldier movement in battle.
Developed by the award-winning strategy experts at Firaxis Games, the creators of the Sid Meier's Civilization franchise.
* Requires XCOM: Enemy Unknown to play
Research a new alien technology to advance the capabilities of your operatives. Secure it on the battlefield and use it carefully back at base to unlock new research and upgrades.
Construct the Genetics Lab to physically enhance your operatives’ abilities including augmentations to the chest, brain, eyes, skin, and legs.
Build the Cybernetics Lab to enable the construction of the new Mechanized Exoskeletal Cybersuit, or MEC. The new MEC Trooper class has specialized abilities and each suit can be upgraded with new weapons including the flamethrower and grenade launcher.
Cloak-and-dagger and intelligence operations provide new tactical challenges on over 40 new battlefields.
Adopt new tactics to counter the threats from two new alien types - the Mechtoid and the Seeker - and a deadly new organization known as EXALT.
Create your custom squad from a wider array of options and dominate your opponent in intense, one-on-one, turn-based matches.