by Joe White
June 17, 2013
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is set to beam into the App Store this Thursday, June 20, 2013, according to Gamespot, who was able to confirm the release date with both developer Fireaxis and publisher 2K Games. Once released, the title should be available to purchase and download for $19.99, and will be optimized for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Specifically, XCOM will support the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad mini, and the fifth-generation iPod touch. While the app indeed carries a high price tag, it promises to offer users a full, touch-engineered port of the XCOM: Enemy Unknown console game, which launched for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows in October 2012. Furthermore, the application will not feature in-app purchases - instead, $19.99 will buy iDevice owners the premium game in-full. Gamespot was able to share a small amount of additional information on the title:
It includes GameCenter support and makes use of iCloud functionality, allowing players to save games across every iOS device they own.What's more, a head-to-head multiplayer mode will also be added in a future update, according to the developer. As mentioned, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is set to arrive in the App Store this Thursday, June 20, 2013. We'll let you know once the impressive title becomes available. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbVhaKhs3Lw
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