XCOM: Enemy Unknown Arrives On iOS This Week

by Mike Futter on Jun 17, 2013 at 02:42 AM

No one said saving the world was easy (or inexpensive). 2K Games has announced that its strategy masterpiece, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, will be arriving on iOS devices on Thursday, June 20, 2013.

Those eager to take the fight to the aliens on the go should be ready to spend $19.99. 2K Games tells us that the port was carefully adapted for touch devices. Everything from the console and PC versions is intact, except for the multiplayer. Head-to-head play will be added for free later. If you've got an iPad 2 or later, iPhone 4S or 5, iPad Mini, or fifth-generation iPod touch, you can tackle the alien incursion.

The premium price reflects a top-tier experience, but we have to wonder if the cost is going to put some people off. What do you think? Is $19.99 too much for a mobile title?