Feral Interactive recently announced that the XCOM 2 Collection is coming to iOS devices; the iPad and iPhone on 5th November. XCOM 2 is a 2016 turn-based tactics RPG that was first launched for Console and PC platforms, then was recently ported to pocket consoles too, will see a full-fledged release as a mobile game.
In XCOM 2, the player-character is the commander of the XCOM military organization that is now reduced to a resistance force opposing the ongoing alien occupation of Earth.
With Earth under a crushing Alien rule, the forces of XCOM are united to create a global resistance against the new order. Here, you will be tasked to bring down the alien regime, and reclaiming the planet by restoring humanity.
Compatibility and Device Requirements to run XCOM 2
The XCOM 2 Collection is supported on the iPhone 7 Plus, 8 Plus, and any iPhone released since the iPhone X. The list of compatible iPhone devices are as follows:
- iPhone XR
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XS
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone SE
Supported iPads include all iPad Pros released since 2017 and all other iPads released since 2019. The compatible ones are listed below:
- iPad Pro 12.9 4th gen (2020)
- iPad Pro 12.9 3rd gen (2018)
- iPad Pro 11 2nd gen (2020)
- iPad Pro 11 1st gen (2018)
- iPad Pro 12.9 2nd gen (2017)
- iPad Air 3rd gen (2019)
- iPad mini 5th gen (2019)
- iPad Pro 10.5 (2017)
However, the users should have iOS 13.1 or better version update on their iOS devices to install XCOM 2.
When will XCOM 2 Release
The game will be available completely optimized for iOS devices on the 5th of November, 2020 as a premium port. It comes with a user-interface tailored specifically for touchscreen gameplay. As far the pricing is concerned, XCOM 2 Collection for iOS devices will deliver the full experience of XCOM 2: War of the Chosen for £23.99 / $24.99 / €27.99, with four DLC packs in a single package. However, it comes with no in-app purchases.
Future Android release of XCOM 2
When we asked the team of the potential Android release of the game, the developers answered:
“Yes, we are planning on releasing XCOM 2 Collection for Android next year and will have more to announce in due course.“
Well, this is indeed a news to rejoice for Android users. You can check the official site for more details.
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