I obtained the whole package of XCOM 2 a while back, and the widespread opinion wregarding play vanilla XCOM 2 initially before War of the Chosen. Now that I'm nearing the end of my initially playwith, I'm digging via the transforms and brand-new functions on the wiki and also similar sites.

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It looks prefer the main story goals are still the exact same. Just some new enemies, mechanics, and Hero classes. Sad to say, it doesn't seem all that various, at least not sufficient to make me not problem around the moment commitment of starting over. I guess I'm simply in search of excsupplies to play aacquire in the develop of why WotC is actually various.

What actually makes WotC substantial for you?


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· 10 mo. ago
Idk that would certainly recommfinish vanilla prior to WotC, its literally just remarkable in practically eincredibly means and also more fun in eextremely way


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· 10 mo. ago

I'd never go ago to vanilla, yet WOTC adds so much while expecting you to already be intimately familiar with the method the base game functions - concealed ops, liked, fatigue, soldier bonds, shed, it's straightforward to take for granted exactly how a lot stuff WOTC included to an already dense base game. I'd recommend a new player begin via vanilla just so they don't obtain overwhelmed and also frustrated.


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· 10 mo. ago

Noob question , having actually simply acquired the digital deluxe edition myself ( or whatever it’s called) , does WotC incorporate the entire vanilla story too ?


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· 10 mo. ago
The resistance stuff alters the strategic layer by including hidden ops and also giving goals a little even more context. XCOM gets way even more toys with 3 hero units, soldier bonds, and a revamped bonus ability system, while the Tiredness system and covert ops force you to area a wider roster.

The Chosen and also Resistance give the majority of flavor to the campaign by providing a lot more influential faces to allies and opplace. The shed and brand-new maps likewise make for very various mission settings. The Chosen additionally present some midgame objectives to strive for fairly than simply "technology up, hold earlier avatar, steamroll plot goals."

FYI if you're great at the game you'll uncover it a little bit much easier as bond actions and Reapers are exceptionally effective.


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· 10 mo. ago

It is a lot even more different. First off, brand-new opponents. Not really gamealtering. Spectres deserve to be a pain in the ass, the Lost are kinda fun, Purifiers punish you for shooting them and then there are those psionic males that I don't remember the name of.

Second, the Chosen. They'll appear eexceptionally 3-4 objectives, and also change the game fairly a bit. They can sabotage your ship attack your ship kidnap your finest soldier and also you gain some mad loot if you murder them forever before and if you don't, oh welp, they'll all show up on the last mission.

Covert Ops, they transform the strategic layer a lot by having you send out your soldiers for stuff like uh, stuff. Intel and offers and also designers. Yeah. There are additionally ambush goals which are fun.

Bonds don't execute too much, but the exhaustion device is a tad important. Can't sfinish out the same soldiers on also many type of mission lest they panic and also grenade your buddy chum pals.

The new hero classes are extremely fun to play via, and also alter the game a lot. Reapers can literally solo an alien facility, Templars are fucking chads and also Skirmishers are uh. Skirmishers. Haven't played with them as well frequently, yet I hear they administer pretty good bonuses and also are mobile as fuck.

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Also, the brand-new ability device. Ever had actually to pick between a Gunslinger and also a Sniper? Well currently you don't need to bereason you can have B O T H . Ever wanted to obtain a Combat Hacker yet essential that Medical Protocol too much? Well fuck that, get both.

Adding this in with the added two DLCs offers you even more loot, even even more loot, unenjoyable bosses who make you yell in relief as you murder, and also the SPARKs who are tanks and also a fifty percent, and have the right to fucking punch people. Yeah, you believed having actually a goddamn sword or a skirmisher cregulation was awesome? I PUNCH PEOPLE TO DEATH! YOU NEED A PUNY BLADE TO DO THAT!