XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Gets a Gameplay Trailer


It's as though XCOM 2 is taking a bit of The Last of US's medicine, and we like what we see.

Zombie gameplay comes to XCOM 2 with War of the Chosen, the expansion launching next month on PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. Ahead of its release, developer Firaxis has released a video walkthrough that gives fans a glimpse at one of the missions they'll undertake in the DLC, as well as some of the new factions and enemies they'll encounter. Three new factions have been added, The Templars, Skirmishers and Reapers, who will pool together to strengthen the Earth's defence.

Both have different means of dealing with the Lost, the zombie-like horde the game will introduce. The Reapers are sharpshooters and masters of concealment while the Skirmishers were once ADVENT soldiers. Fortunately for the player, the Lost do not use cover, nor do they have ranged attacks. Firaxis have previously released a first look at one of The Chosen, The Assassin, which you can view here.

The expansion to the excellent XCOM 2 is nearly upon us, with XCOM 2: War of the Chosen launching August 29 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.