There is a mod for each fashionable XCOM video games that is truly simply straight-up higher than each fashionable XCOM video games. It is known as The Lengthy Conflict and was made by the individuals at Pavonis Interactive, they usually’ve been making their very own alien invasion sport since forming an organization in 2015. We first received a have a look at Terra Invicta final yr in a quick trailer, and since then it has moved ahead into improvement with gusto, culminating in a profitable Kickstarter marketing campaign this previous month raised $216K.
In Terra Invicta, gamers will coordinate the Earth’s strategic protection whereas taking part in as certainly one of a number of completely different competing human factions selling their very own ideologies. That performs out like a grand technique or 4X sport because the participant sends armies to confront horrible alien Kaiju and safe crashed spaceships.
Whereas defending Earth they’re going to additionally transfer into the photo voltaic system at giant, mining house assets, creating industries, establishing colonies, and establishing house defenses. These ships are managed in pausable real-time fight with the participant “commanding maneuver and fireplace management for Earth’s warships.”
Terra Invicta is scheduled for a closed beta in March of subsequent yr earlier than releasing in Summer time, hopefully August, of 2021. You’ll find Terra Invicta on Steam.