2K Games announced through press release that XCOM will be available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC on 9 March 2012.
XCOM is being developed by 2K Marin, and it is a gripping action adventure set in U.S. tactics in the mid-twentieth century, where players take command of a team of elite federal agent equipped with powerful weapons and contemporary art technology. Together they face a devastating alien menace that tries to destroy our world and remake it in his own image.
Premiering a new story told in first person perspective, a special agent in charge XCOM William Carter and his veteran team with the task of facing the threat of human extinction. But every enemy is an opportunity; strong players hit the alien technology and to capture the despair of science, use the same weapons against them. With this mix of arsenal, the battles will be fought in the (formerly) quiet streets in the heart of North America.