Announced just moments ago, XCOM will be receiving two new DLC packs to keep the fight against the E.T.’s going. First is the Elite Soldier Pack which was available to those who pre-ordered XCOM is now available for purchase for everyone else at the price of $4.99 for PC and PS3. It’s available for 360 users at 400 MSP. The Elite Soldier Pack includes :
Classic X-COM soldier: Players will instantly receive anew recruit in their barracks inspired by the original X-COM: UF Defense. The iconic soldier with the blonde, flattop hairstyle will return fully modernized.
Soldier Deco packs: Players can customize their soldier with several aesthetic upgrades to armor suits, including the new Hyperion and Reaper soldier armor kits.
Complete color customization: A variety of colors and tints for all armor sets in the game allow players complete control to customize their squad’s look.
The second is the Slingshot Content Pack. This new DLC is a series of Council missions that will have the player meeting a Triad operative, battling the E.T.’s over China and trying desperately to change the course of an alien ship. The Slingshot DLC will include three new maps linked to the new missions, a new squad character, story and voice-overs. The release date of the Slingshot Content Pack is still to be announced.