XCOM: Enemy Unknown Set To Launch On Linux This Summer

By   /   May 27, 2014

Feral Interactive announced today that the highly acclaimed strategy game, XCOM: Enemy Unknown and all its DLCs as well as XCOM: Evil Within will be available on Linux this summer.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown, which is created by Firaxis Games and published by 2K, is the first game to be developed and published by Feral Interactive for Linux.

The Linux version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be a Steam title that runs on Ubuntu 14.04 and Valve’s SteamOS. No pricing or system requirements have been revealed yet, but they are expected to be announced pretty soon.

“It’s an amazing game and we are hopeful that Linux gamers will welcome this addition to their platform.” said David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral Interactive.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a reimagining of 90s classic XCOM: UFO Defense in which players serve as the commander of XCOM, a secret military organization tasked with protecting the earth from a hostile alien invasion.

The gameplay revolves around combat strategies, individual unit tactics as well as base and resource management. You can watch the Linux version trailer below:

Feral is famous for releasing many previous hits on Macintosh which include titles like Tomb Raider, Batman: Arkham City and Hitman: Absolution.