2K Games have announced that the upcoming strategic reboot to the XCOM series from Firaxis Games will be dropping onto shelves on October 9th for the U.S., followed by a October 12th release for the rest of the world.
2K Games has also spilled the beans on the goodies that will be coming for pre-order customers. Those who think ahead the will get the Elite Soldier pack ensuring access to a Classic X-COM Soldier unit, Soldier Deco packs and complete color customization for the game's armor sets.
Dependent on retailers, there'll also be a special edition of the game that includes a copy of the game for PC, and a number of unique XCOM items, including an art book; fold-out poster of the XCOM headquarters; XCOM insignia patch; and a collection of digital bonus assets such as desktop wallpaper, soundtrack and more.
“XCOM: Enemy Unknown is the answer to the 15-year craving that X-COM fans have been experiencing,” said Steve Martin, president of Firaxis Games. “We wanted to find a special way to honor these die-hard fans, and the special edition and Elite Soldier Pack are just the way to do it.”