The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Gets Three New DLC Modules On The Mac

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified gets three new expansion packs for the Mac version of the game this week, available on the Mac App Store and Steam. The new packs–Hangar 6 R&D, CodeBreakers and the Light Plasma Pistol–bring new content and missions to the strategy title as in-app purchases.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is a tactical third-person shooter game set in the exciting XCOM universe, this time in the 1960s. You play as agent William Carter, helping your agency cover up and battle alien incursions on the planet.

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Hangar 6 R&D is a prequel to the original game, bringing Agent Nico DaSilva into the main role, as he volunteers for secret psycho-medical experiments to identify and treat a new alien pathogen. You’ll need to fight your way through hallucinations and alien threats as things go south. in CodeBreakers, you’ll take control of Agent Carter once again and investigate a top secret government communications facility that’s gone dark. You’ll need to eliminate alien forces and make contact with the station personnel to crack a mysterious code. These two mission DLC packs run $4.99 and $2.99, respectively.

Finally, the Light Plasma Pistol, available for $0.99, will get you a new prototype weapon to use in your fight against the extraterrestrial menace. It’s lighter than earlier models, and fires bolts of plasma to give you the edge in your encounters with any new aliens in your missions.

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified’s DLC content Hangar 6 R&D, CodeBreakers and the Light Plasma Pistol are all available for purchase within the app itself and the Steam Store. The original game is required to play the DLC, obviously, and it’s also available for $19.99 on the Mac App Store and $29.99 on Steam.

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