War of the Chosen expansion for XCOM 2 announced

New enemies and three different factions are being introduced to the gameplay.

During PC Gaming Show we received an announcement regarding XCOM 2’s future. The game will receive the first major expansion titled War of the Chosen and it will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 29th.

The titular Chosen are a new enemy type, more boss-like, that won’t be easily defeated and will be recurring characters throughout the campaign, getting new skills alongside the Commander. You will be able to gain approval of three resistance factions, each with its new soldier class. Take a look at the announcement trailer to get a better idea of what is yet to come: