Once with the release of the cover for the edition published in February 2012 and launch of the official website, 2K Games and Game Informer magazine revealed that Firaxis studios working are on XCOM: Enemy Unknown, a continuation of turn-based strategy series X-COM.

Scheduled for release this fall for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Enemy Unknown will try to follow more closely the established series formula, unlike the first-person reboot XCOM under development in 2K Marin studio.

Thus, destructible game environment, turn-based battles, manage the organization XCOM or using real-time global map will be re-appearance, the producers promised a new story and a number of improvements.