So, XCOM 2 the long awaited sequel to the much loved Sci-Fi turn based strategy series XCOM releases later this week on February 5th. The release of the latest instalment will attract new people the series as well as long time fans, offering you as a streamer a large pool of viewers to hopefully tap into. You take the roll of a commander trying to fend of an alien invasion, sending teams of elite soldiers on challenging missions.

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Viewers will love to watch you take on the brutal and unforgiving missions, whilst XCOM also offers you the ability to name soldiers after viewers. In addition to this, you will be able to mod the game to tailor it to your own desires. Now you may have to wait for most mods, but Firaxis have already announced 3 mods that will be available on release day. A mod that adds submachine guns, one that adds leadership perks and another that introduces a new enemy; The Centurion.

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