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Phoenix Point

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: RPG/Strategy
Developer: Snapshot Games
Release Date: Dec. 3, 2019

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'Phoenix Point' Kaos Engines DLC Will Add New Vehicle Customizations, Weapons And More In March - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2022 @ 2:22 p.m. PST

Phoenix Point is a turn-based tactics and world-based strategy sci-fi game by the original X-COM game designer.

Phoenix Point, which has been in development for over a year, is a turn-based tactics and world-based strategy Sci-Fi game from the minds of Julian Gollop, veteran designer of the original X-COM games, and David Kaye, the founder of Gaming Insiders. Phoenix Point draws inspiration from a deep pool of talented developers from companies such as Ubisoft Sofia and Crytek Black Sea, and games such as XCOM 2 and X-COM Apocalypse.  

The spread of alien Pandoravirus was an unimaginable extinction event, nearly wiping out all human life. The fortunate majority were quickly killed off by the virus, but some were mutated by the aggressive virus, which attacks human DNA sequences and imbeds its own transformative DNA, thereby mutating humans into horrifically disfigured alien species with the ability to clone.  Those who somehow survived gather in isolated havens spread throughout the world, with several of the largest and most powerful factions of radically contrasting ideologies controlling most of the world’s resources.

You play as part of the Phoenix Project, a worldwide organization set in place before the Pandoravirus, and designed to activate in times of world peril. You and your team must find out what has happened to the other Phoenix Project sleeper cells as you race to bring humanity back from the brink of extinction. Along the way, you will encounter constant threats from an ever-increasing variety of alien mutants (procedural generation system) armed with varying6 tactical abilities and intense boss battles with massive monsters and alien land walkers. Aliens are not your only concern as you will come face to face with unpredictable interactions with human factions with their ideologies and rife with internal conflicts including kidnappings, assassinations, sabotage, military coups, and base defense missions.

Snapshot Games, in partnership with Saber Minsk, announces that DLC 5: “Kaos Engines,” its upcoming downloadable content for the strategy game, Phoenix Point, will be released on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Stadia on March 1, 2022.

Kaos Engines introduces the unique Kaos Syndicate, which offers new weaponry, vehicular upgrades, and missions for your Phoenix Point campaign. Take on the mutant threat with the new Kaos Buggy, a powerful, customizable vehicle, or wield new Kaos Tech guns that offer incredible power (for a price!).

Customize your rides with new engines, hulls, and armaments… or just give ‘em a shiny new paint job.

Phoenix Point: Kaos Engines Features: 

  • New Vehicle: Test drive the Kaos Buggy, a makeshift vehicle that sports two different weapons alongside its innate ability to hit the gas when things get too hairy!
  • New Missions: Engage in four new missions from the Kaos Syndicate or use their access to scavenged goods to purchase unique weapons and vehicular technology to use in the main campaign.
  • New Vehicle Customizations: Upgrade any vehicle with new engines, hull modules, or weaponry, mix and match their components and paint them how you want them to appear.
  • New Weapons: Wield five new Kaos Tech guns which offer more power for your soldiers, but may devastatingly malfunction at a critical time!

Kaos Engines will be available to download for all Expansion Pass or Season Pass owners or to purchase a la carte for $4.99 USD.

Phoenix Point is available now on PC (Epic Games Store / Steam / Microsoft Store / GOG.com / Google Stadia), PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.


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