The team behind the awesome XCOM series of games, Firaxis Games have this week announced that they are Partnering with the Long War Studios for the creation of modifications for XCOM 2.
XCOM 2 will be officially launching early next month on February 5th and is now available to pre-order via Steam. Long War Studios are the team previously responsible for creating the fantastic XCOM: Enemy Unknown’s incredible Long War mod, which is featured in the video below if you like to learn more.
Today’s announcement reveals that Long War Studios is currently hard at work creating multiple mods for XCOM 2 which is one of the big features that will be rolling out with the new title from day one when becomes available. The Official XCOM Blog reveals more about the new announcement :
We are happy to announce Long War Studios, the developers behind the Long War total-conversion mod for XCOM: Enemy Unknown and XCOM: Enemy Within, has partnered with Firaxis Games and 2K for XCOM 2.
The Long War Studios team, which is comprised of John Lumpkin, Rachel “Amineri” Norman and James “JCLewis” Karlson, is currently hard at work on multiple mods for XCOM 2. These mods are currently slated to be available at launch on February 5, 2016. We’ll have more information about the content of these mods soon.
Going to PAX South? Don’t miss the Firaxis Megapanel on Saturday, January 30th at 12:30pm CT (10:30am PT/1:30pm ET) for EXCLUSIVE live gameplay of XCOM 2, as well as information on the mod tools from the developers and Long War Studios’ John Lumpkin. Not at PAX South? You can watch the panel LIVE at http://twitch.tv/pax.