2K releases XCOM: Enemy Within on iOS, Android, and Fire OS Thanks to Support from Virtuos

2014/12/01

2K releases XCOM: Enemy Within on iOS, Android, and Fire OS Thanks to Support from Virtuos

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Shanghai, China – December 1st 2014 – Virtuos is proud to have had the opportunity to portXCOM: Enemy Within to iOS, Android, and Fire OS for Firaxis with support from 2K China.

The port of XCOM: Enemy Within from console/PC to iOS, Android, and Fire OS signifies another notable milestone in Virtuos’ Co-development track record. The mobile adaptation has achieved a Metacritic score of 93, ranking it among the most well received ports to mobile platforms to date. Enemy Within features the core gameplay of the original XCOM: Enemy Unknown, plus more exciting content such as:

• New Soldier Abilities
• New Weapons and Equipment
• New Enemy Threats
• New Strategic Resources
• New Story Elements
• New Multiplayer maps, units, and abilities

Last year Virtuos successfully provided porting support for XCOM: Enemy Unknown from console/PC to iOS, which went on to post a 91 point cumulative score on Metacritic (including 100% “Positive” marks), win the 2013 Golden Joystick Award for “Best Mobile/Tablet Game of the Year”, and was runner up for Apple’s “Best Game of 2013” on iTunes.
“Providing consumers with a true triple-A game experience via a mobile or portable device is not an easy feat, but the launch of XCOM: Enemy Unknown for Mobile has shown it is possible,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “Now, with the launch of XCOM: Enemy Within, 2K is able to showcase our ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, core gaming experiences for our fans on whatever platform they play on.”

About Virtuos

Virtuos is one of the largest game developers specializing in 3D art and game software development for consoles and mobile devices. The company has locations in Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Saigon, Vancouver, San Francisco, Paris and Tokyo, and employees representing 15 nationalities. Virtuos’ clients include 15 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide as well as renowned independent studios. For more information, please refer to: www.virtuosgames.com; Twitter @virtuosgames

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