XCOM director Jake Solomon has confirmed the turn-based tactical sequence will certainly make a return.
Chatting with VGC, Solomon stated that XCOM will proceed so long as he and the studio are round to make it. “So long as I stay, so long as [developer] Firaxis lives, XCOM is… I will not even say sleeping,” he stated. “I’ll say XCOM is certainly not lifeless.”
The newest recreation within the sequence, XCOM: Chimera Squad, was launched in 2020, however the studio has since switched to engaged on Marvel’s Midnight Suns. This new recreation was introduced in August final yr and follows an identical system to the XCOM video games, although clearly set within the Marvel universe and that includes the likes of Iron Man, Wolverine, and Spider-Man.
XCOM video games have in any other case been launched pretty common because the sequence was relaunched in 2012 with XCOM: Enemy Unknown, however Solomon’s affirmation is an effective affirmation that it will proceed even because the studio explores these different initiatives.
In our 7/10 assessment of the earlier recreation, IGN stated: “XCOM: Chimera Squad performs with some fascinating new concepts, however does not deliver them collectively into a very sleek entire.”
Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer who often remembers to tweet @thelastdinsdale. He’ll discuss The Witcher all day.