XCOM 2: War of the Chosen |OT| Mario + Rabbids + Autopsies

Hmm would have thought that your created guys from the vanilla version would show up in WotC but cant seem to get them to, even with fiddling around with importing and exporting.

Edit: To answer my own question, you need to copy over the .bin file from the XCOM 2 folder in documents to the XCOM2 WOTC folder.
 
I hate that this comes out two weeks later

On consoles
Like any delay like that (a few weeks) it's probably for the best. My guess is they weren't quite happy with the level of polish.

Probably smart too because iirc, that was a little bit of backlash when vanilla launched on PC with performance issues.

It is a Firaxis game after all =)
 
Seems that Character Pool files must be copied to a new location. Otherwise they won't show up for the expansion.


From: Documents\my games\XCOM2\CharacterPool
To: Documents\my games\XCOM2 War of the Chosen\XComGame\CharacterPool
 
Like any delay like that (a few weeks) it's probably for the best. My guess is they weren't quite happy with the level of polish.

Probably smart too because iirc, that was a little bit of backlash when vanilla launched on PC with performance issues.

It is a Firaxis game after all =)
Well I know you are right but the ps4 base game still to this day has pretty bad performance :/.
 
Well I know you are right but the ps4 base game still to this day has pretty bad performance :/.
Yep, as I found out after the recent PSN sale. It's almost impressively poor - the way enemy soldiers drop in and the frame rate drops and sound starts stuttering.

I was wondering if the Xbox One version might be better because of the CPU, in the way one the Parisian AC games could handle crowds better on that version.
 
I've only just got back to playing XCOM 2 on PS4 so I'm not even buying this until I can actually beat the game. Though everything I've seen has made sure I will get this as soon as I can.

And to add, yeah the base PS4 XCOM2 is a bit rough. But I got the game for super cheap so I don't mind. Might pick up Shen's Last Gift and Alien Hunters before I jump into WotC.
 
Will do!

Performance does seemed to have improved on my PC (3570k/970) still can't manage msaa 2x without frame drops though.
This is exciting.

On a 6700K/1080FE I think I was pretty much a stones throw away from stable 4K, so hopefully that's achievable now

whats with the title? it doesnt even make sense.
reference to the Mario Kingdom Battle OT title i believe. Also, pretty sure no one signed up to do the OT until yesterday or the day before, so having one is better than not having one =)
 

Rhaknar

The Steam equivalent of the drunk friend who keeps offering to pay your tab all night.
This is exciting.

On a 6700K/1080FE I think I was pretty much a stones throw away from stable 4K, so hopefully that's achievable now



reference to the Mario Kingdom Battle OT title i believe. Also, pretty sure no one signed up to do the OT until yesterday or the day before, so having one is better than not having one =)
I know what the reference is, it just makes no sense. That one referencing Xcom made sense, but the other way around is as if a Dark Souls OT referenced The Surge in the title.

Dark Souls 4 |OT| - Medieval Surge

wait...thats would actually be kinda neat...damn it :3
 
So just now I made one of my soldiers (early game Spoilers)
inmolate herself after slashing a purger, damm thing blew up after killing it

And it had a bond. Dammit.
 
A lot changed for the opening missions.
It's been a while and I can't remember if doing the tutorial missions locks you into anything regarding base building, do you happen to know Dave?

It's going to be a loooong day today at work :(
Tell me about it, hell I won't get to play it properly until Wednesday night after my Dark Heresy session finishes round half 10. Then I have 5 days of XCOM goodness to enjoy :)

So what difficulty are folk going for? My ego says Commander Ironman but my sanity is pleading for Veteran Ironman.
 
So console player here a question and a statement I guess.

How is the other dlc? Is it worth it at all really? I'm not super sure as I've only played these games on console and Idk about the dlc contents or quality but find myself a bit tempted knowing this expansion is so close.

As far as this expansion goes it looks kinda insane. A fair bit of content and tougher missions etc. I may need to prepare myself before this one.
 
Are there new voices for soldiers or anything?

Can't imagine what's taking up so much space, if it's not audio.
The character creator looks to be identical in terms of options, has just been reorganized I think.

As mentioned, you launch the base game or WotC independently, so its seems like there are essentially two copies of the engine, likely with the expansion able to access the base assets so not entirely a 100% copy, but then a big chunk of its own new assets to make up the space difference. Makes sense considering the engine overhaul. Shame they couldn't find a way to bring it all under one roof, but I understand the reality of it.

edit: ninja aliens straight out of Blizzard design school are lame, imo. I wish they'd pulled from cosmic horror more for inspiration.
 
So console player here a question and a statement I guess.

How is the other dlc? Is it worth it at all really? I'm not super sure as I've only played these games on console and Idk about the dlc contents or quality but find myself a bit tempted knowing this expansion is so close.

As far as this expansion goes it looks kinda insane. A fair bit of content and tougher missions etc. I may need to prepare myself before this one.
The shen's last gift and alien hunters DLC are both very good. I would highly recommend them. And they've been rebalanced in the context of WotC.

Shen's last gift adds 3ish story missions and a robot class, similar to the mecs from EW, and Alien Hunters adds three random bosses that will pop up during missions that were some of the most challenging fights imho. And you get cool gear/weapons for beating them.

Children of Anarchy is 100% garbage. It's just a bunch of mad max looking outfits and customization stuff and is completely aesthetically unappealing imho.

Not sure if you have the base game or not, but the digital deluxe (Xcom 2 plus the three above mentioned packs) is on sale for $30 at gamestop right now. otherwise the three packs are bundled in what's called the "reinforcement pack" and that's a $20 add on to the base game.
 
The shen's last gift and alien hunters DLC are both very good. I would highly recommend them. And they've been rebalanced in the context of WotC.

Shen's last gift adds 3ish story missions and a robot class, similar to the mecs from EW, and Alien Hunters adds three random bosses that will pop up during missions that were some of the most challenging fights imho. And you get cool gear/weapons for beating them.

Children of Anarchy is 100% garbage. It's just a bunch of mad max looking outfits and customization stuff and is completely aesthetically unappealing imho.

Not sure if you have the base game or not, but the digital deluxe (Xcom 2 plus the three above mentioned packs) is on sale for $30 at gamestop right now. otherwise the three packs are bundled in what's called the "reinforcement pack" and that's a $20 add on to the base game.
Ended up getting it in the humble bundle since game prices are silly here in Canada but felt like I had to have the complete experience if those were worth it.
 
Ended up getting it in the humble bundle since game prices are silly here in Canada but felt like I had to have the complete experience if those were worth it.
Makes sense.

Others can certainly weigh in, but I was impressed with the overall quality for those two pieces and they add unique stuff to the play through. And they integrate well with WotC, so that's cool too.
 
I think an enemy got a hell of a nerf. (I am playing on legend)

The faceless no longer attacks right after revealing itself
It never did unless you were out of actions, as far as I can remember.


P.S. Count me in the club of those who had to leave for work before getting the serial key.
Disappointing. I hoped to play this night but even with a 100Mbit fiber it will probably take around two hours.
 
Anyone playing with a Steam controller? I updated my config to the current official one and it doesn't look like the Move/Shoot action does anything. Ended up changing the binding to Enter in the mean time.
 
Anyone playing with a Steam controller? I updated my config to the current official one and it doesn't look like the Move/Shoot action does anything. Ended up changing the binding to Enter in the mean time.
Make sure you actually activate the config. I kept on selecitng the config but forgetting to activate.

Also some of the community ones are better than the official one, IMHO.