X-COM Spiritual Successor Phoenix Point is Delayed Until December

X-COM spiritual successor
Written by Faiza Iftikhar

Phoenix Point, the turn-based strategic battle game headed up by original X-Com creator Julian Gollop, has been postponed again. It had been set to turn out on September 3, which was an extensive push back from its originally anticipated launch in 2018, however the studio declared today that while things are “taking care of business well,” they’re not shaping up quite as quickly as expected.

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“We realize this isn’t our first postponement, and we are extremely sorry to learn fans who we know are exceptionally envisioning getting their hands on Phoenix Point. Nobody is more baffled than we are, yet we all things considered concur that we would prefer to miss a release date than ship something that does not fulfill our demanding guidelines,” the studio composed. “We need the Phoenix Point you play to be one of your preferred rounds ever, and that implies we need more time.”

Phoenix Point is currently booked for discharge in December, in spite of the fact that a particular date hasn’t been set at this point. The splendid spot for sponsor is that September 3 will see the arrival of Backer Build 5, which will give crowdfunding patrons and early-get to buyers access to a “substantially more strong” adaptation of the game.

A report in March that Phoenix Point will be an Epic Games Store restrictive for one year, however said in June—when the September discharge date was uncovered—that it will likewise be incorporated with Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Phoenix Point’s release date: when you Hope to play it

During E3 2019, Snapshot Games declared that Phoenix Point’s release date is September 3, 2019 on the Epic Games Store, Microsoft Store, and Microsoft’s PC Games Pass.

Check out Phoenix Point’s new ‘Next Life’ trailer from E3 2019

Phoenix Point gameplay

Here’s a lengthy narrated game play video from May 2019, showing off a whole mission from start to finish.

Phoenix Point is a spiritual successor to X-COM

The crowdfunded “otherworldly successor” to 1994 space methodology game X-COM: UFO Defense. While looking at the world guide from a zoomed-out viewpoint, you investigate focal points, associate with 3 human groups and choose which missions to take on. During missions, you control a squad of troopers in strategic turn-based battle against changed outsiders. The point is to repulse these outsider powers, spare humankind, and discover what befell the remainder of your association, called the Phoenix Project.

 a spiritual successor to X-COM

In 2047, mankind is at the end of its life. An extra-earthbound infection at first found in softening permafrost has attacked the Earth, transforming people and animals alike into changed immensities. The greater part of those unaffected by the infection have been murdered or caught, and just a couple of gatherings of survivors are left.

There are 3 other human groups: the religious Disciples of Anu, who love an outsider god, the Synedrion, who have dreams of structure another ideal world out of the remaining parts of Earth, and the aggressive New Jericho. There are likewise free gatherings that you can discover in sanctuaries—towns, fundamentally—around the globe.

Phoenix Point will have different endings dependent on which of the groups you partner with, and the story somewhat relies upon how you treat each gathering. You can enable them, to keep an eye on them, exchange with them, trade research and innovation or ransack them daze, and all through the game you’ll find out about them and the infection that has wrecked the world. If you need, you can disregard the groups and strike out without anyone else.

Phoenix Point system requirements


  • OS: Windows 7 SP1+ (64-bit), 8, and 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 / AMD Phenom II X3
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 / AMD Radeon R9 270
  • DirectX: DX11


  • OS: Windows 7 SP1+ (64-bit), 8, and 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 3GHz / AMD FX series 3.2GHz
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon R9 390X
  • DirectX: DX11

Phoenix Point won’t be an Epic Games Store select, after all

Back in March, Gollop reported that Phoenix Point would be select to the Epic Games Store for one year, notwithstanding going as far to apologize for the burden and giving its first year of DLC away enabled to early patrons. Yet, at E3 2019, we discovered that Phoenix Point will dispatch on the Microsoft Store as a component of its new Xbox Game Pass for PC.

If you pre order at the $60 level, you gain admittance to Phoenix Point sponsor assembles—however we’d hold up until discharge time before dropping your money. Not long ago, Snapshot Games was offering discounts for any supporters disappointed with the accessibility change. As indicated by an email sent to patrons, Snapshot manage Epic is worth more than $2 million.

Phoenix Point has DLC scheduled for post-launch

Snapshot Games are releasing DLC 3 months after launch, which will contain new missions, two storylines, and in-game items, for example, armour. Another piece of DLC will include a floating Phoenix base

Phoenix Point doesn’t have multiplayer


It’s a single player-only game, in case you were curious about online possibilities.

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