XCOM Expands With New Toys and New Threats
You know by now that XCOM: Enemy Unknown isn’t really about hunting down and blowing away aliens. It’s a game about survival. Everything you do, from building your base to researching new weaponry, is done with the explicit purpose of fending off your imminent destruction. Every mission and every new day provides a new horrible threat to mankind. The upcoming Slingshot Content Pack is just another one of those threats, but one with great rewards for those who choose to take it on.
Comprised of three Council-ordered missions, Slingshot will take you to China with the goal of attaining a Triad operative by the name of Zhang. He’s got a briefcase filled with some very interesting technology that could potentially protect your base from an alien battleship. Needless to say, you need to get your hands on that briefcase. That briefcase has far-reaching implications, a solution to a problem that we didn’t even know about yet.