‘What Happened in 62’
[Update: A blog post from 2K Games has confirmed that the “XCOM universe is expanding. In the coming days the world will get a fresh look at the long-awaited squad-based tactical shooter in development at 2K Marin.”]
It seems increasingly likely that 2K Games is about to once again lift the curtain on the XCOM first-person shooter. We don’t specifically know why now is the right time — perhaps the game has changed direction again and is now far enough along to go public, or Enemy Unknown‘s success played some part in its continued financial support — but the evidence speaks for itself.
A new video, set in 1962 based on its title, has surfaced. This comes from the same account that has been linked with earlier coverage of XCOM‘s would-be re-reveal. Of special note are the words “APR 26” and “2K” at the 0:16 mark. If true, at least we’ll get this over with before long.
Prior to the aforementioned upload, the Veritas MCMLXII account put the following video up on YouTube and replied to VideoGamer’s rundown of the supposed XCOM promotional materials: