XCOM 2 release date pushed back to February 2016

The upcoming sequel to 2012's XCOM: Enemy Unknown needs a little more time to be developed, so 2K and Firaxis have announced XCOM 2 is getting delayed.

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2K and Firaxis Games have announced XCOM 2 is being hit with a three-month delay as it’s slipped from a November release to a February 5, 2016 release.

According to the XCOM website, Firaxis has set a high bar for the sequel to 2012’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown, saying the studio needs a little more time to “make it the best possible game.” The developer wants XCOM 2 to have more depth, more replayability, and more investment in your soldiers and it hopes to do just that now that it has the additional time.

Firaxis has been releasing new information for XCOM 2 over the past few months as we've seen the game in action during its E3 2015 presentation and we also saw a new demo during Gamescom. The game appeared to be shaping up the be a sequel fans of the original game could look forward to, and with today's delay, we're sure Firaxis will be putting as much into the game as they believe to be necessary.

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    August 28, 2015 9:32 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, XCOM 2 release date pushed back to February 2016

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      August 28, 2015 9:42 AM

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        August 29, 2015 1:57 AM

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        :(

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      August 28, 2015 9:46 AM

      FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCK

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      August 28, 2015 9:47 AM

      damnit

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        August 28, 2015 10:09 AM

        I can wait. der_Witcha 3 is 0wning my attention, and then we have Fallout 4 in October.

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          August 28, 2015 10:15 AM

          Yeah really Fallout 4 and Star Wars Battlefront should keep me busy for awhile

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          August 28, 2015 2:00 PM

          Wait fo is November I thought

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      August 28, 2015 10:07 AM

      http://i.imgur.com/pwg9kid.gif

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      August 28, 2015 10:11 AM

      Well that sucks. Better than having it be broken I suppose.

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        August 28, 2015 2:22 PM

        Pretty sure that lesson got learned after several high profile titles did just that. Too bad that lesson will quickly be forgotten the closer we get to the holidays.

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      August 28, 2015 10:14 AM

      Too much to play this autumn already.

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      August 28, 2015 10:16 AM

      Take your time. I'll be here when you are ready my sweet!

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      August 28, 2015 10:18 AM

      Thank you!

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      August 28, 2015 10:53 AM

      What a relief, my life will remain my own for a few months longer...

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      August 28, 2015 11:01 AM

      http://www.nooooooooooooooo.com/

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        August 28, 2015 11:04 AM

        Oh, well. this holiday season was getting crowded anyways.

        Shadowrun hong kong, one piece pirate warriors, diablo 3 (recent patch), cities skylines expansion, fallout 4, and a few others.

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      August 28, 2015 1:50 PM

      Balls and ass :(
      It's a good thing they're taking their time, doing it right. Toying with my emotions like this is not a good thing however. I even have time off from work in December.

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      August 28, 2015 2:00 PM

      Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

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      August 28, 2015 2:47 PM

      I... think I'm ok with this. I've already got a lot to play between Fallout, Battlefront, and hopefully Overwatch. This also frees up some cash for me to make a bad decision with BLOPS 3. D:

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      August 28, 2015 3:26 PM

      Maybe they're trying to write a plot that doesn't invalidate the entirety of what the player did in the first game.

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      August 28, 2015 3:29 PM

      Damn. Hope they get the polish right then

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      August 28, 2015 6:23 PM

      Thank goodness. I won't have time to play it until Spring anyway.

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      August 29, 2015 12:19 AM

      Yessss! Time to play fallout4!

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      August 29, 2015 1:05 AM

      As hyped up for that game as I am, I can't help but be relieved. November is a crazy month for games this year. There was no way I was going to be able to play all the games I wanted to anyway. Having one pushed back a bit isn't a bad thing.

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      August 29, 2015 2:10 AM

      It's fine. Way too many games in autumn anyway.