What you need to know
- Phoenix Point is an XCOM-like game from original XCOM creator Julian Gollop.
- It got a surprise release on Xbox Game Pass for PC.
- The game features tactical combat against a biological threat.
- You can download Phoenix Point through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Phoenix Point is an XCOM-like game from Julian Gollop, the creator of the XCOM series all those years ago. The game puts players in the midst of a desperate fight to take back the earth from a mutating, alien menace. The description adds that the game features turn-based, tactical combat and resource management on a global scale.
If you're into XCOM games, you shouldn't even think twice before picking it up. Our very own Jez Corden has been playing the title, and he loves it. However, let's say that you're apprehensive about the experience. Well, the good news is that Phoenix Point is available through Xbox Game Pass for PC. With your monthly subscription, you gain access to this title along with dozens of others on Windows 10.
Are you interested in the game? Let us know. The best part is that it supports Xbox Achievements.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
What's the PC requirements on this, could it run on an Ultrabook?
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