2K and Firaxis games hinted at new DLC for XCOM shortly after the games release, but now we have an official release date and price. The downloadable content will be titled Slingshot and will feature three additional missions that will be seamlessly woven into your campaign. The mini story arc will follow a group of Triads and will showcase new locations set in China. Besides three new settings and objectives, the content will also be fleshed out with a new operative for your squad. Named Zhang, this new character will join your XCOM ranks and start out with higher stats than a standard rookie. Also included in this pack are additional character customization’s such as new helmets, hairstyles, baseball caps, and berets.
The Slingshot content pack will be released on December 4th for $6.99 or 560 MSP.