Publisher 2K Games announced an all-new title to the XCOM tactical series is coming in a few short weeks. XCOM: Chimera Squad will be released digitally for PC via Steam on April 24, 2020, ith a limited-time piece of $9.99. The price will increase to $19.99 on May 1, 2020.
“We’re inspired by our passionate community and excited by the opportunity to create a dynamic, innovative, and unique XCOM experience for both fans of our games and new players in XCOM: Chimera Squad.”
-President at Firaxis Games, Steve Martin
Chimera Squad takes place five years after the events of XCOM 2, as a new cooperative civilization has been forged by the humans, hybrids, and aliens. As you may expect, not everyone is happy about Earth having multiple dominant species. A mysterious organization threatens the peace of City 31, destroying all the efforts of keeping the interspecies alliance together. As the Chimera Squad, a mix of elite forces across all races, you must hunt down the underground threats and save the city.
Set five years after the events of XCOM 2, humans, hybrids, and aliens are now working together to forge a civilization of cooperation and co-existence. However, not all of Earth's inhabitants support the interspecies alliance. City 31, a model of peace in a post-invasion world, is opposed by mysterious groups whose agendas threaten to shatter this delicate interspecies alliance. Chimera Squad, an elite force of human, hybrid, and alien agents must work together to destroy the underground threats driving the city toward chaos.
The following overview is from the Steam page:
XCOM: Chimera Squad includes the following features: