Here's everything you need to know about XCOM 2 Collection ahead of release

Posted by Campbell Bird on November 3rd, 2020
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad

Later this week, the XCOM 2 Collection will finally make its way to iOS. XCOM: Enemy Within has long been a high watermark of strategic depth on mobile, but the game has gotten quite long in the tooth. Feral Interactive's work on XCOM 2 Collection looks to change that by providing a mobile experience that feels fresh and modern to the second entry of Firaxis's reimagined XCOM series.

All that said, porting XCOM 2 Collection is no easy task. Check the video above to see a full video of a mission in the game running on an iPad Pro 11" (2018), and read on below for what you need to know about XCOM 2 Collection ahead of release.


XCOM 2 Collection requires iOS 13.1 or later and runs on the following devices:

    • iPhone 7 Plus
    • iPhone 8 Plus
    • iPhone X and later
    • All iPad Pros released since 2017
    • All iPads released since 2019


XCOM 2 Collection is a hefty install, coming in at 8.24 GB. For that space though, you are getting the full XCOM 2: War of the Chosen experience, plus four DLCs:

    • Resistance Warrior Pack
    • Anarchy’s Children
    • Alien Hunters
    • Shen’s Last Gift

Other Info

    • There is no multiplayer included in the game, though there it may be added at a later date.
    • iCloud saves are supported, as are save transfers between the mobile and PC versions.
    • There is no mouse/keyboard support.
    • The Android version of XCOM 2 Collection is not slated to release until next year.

XCOM 2 Collection is currently up for pre-order on the App Store and has an expected release date of November 5, 2020. Upon release it will cost $24.99. Make sure to check out our review of XCOM 2 Collection when it releases!

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