Yeah XCOM Enemy Unknown will have multiplayer

Y’all know that I love X-COM, which is why I was highly displeased at 2K’s accusation that strategy games are not contemporary and so we need to turn every classic strategy franchise into a Mass Effect or Deus Ex clone.

But not only are Firaxis proving those dummies wrong, they’re doing it in so many ways, including multiplayer.  A turn-based tactics game that isn’t a flash-based or played in your browser?  It’s on consoles?  Yes!  In fact there is a preview of it here: