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The biggest changes in XCOM 2

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We recently described XCOM 2 (opens in new tab) as "more of the same, just bigger and better," (opens in new tab) but that's not to say nothing substantial has changed. In fact, quite a bit about how you play, promote characters, and upgrade your base requires a fundamentally different strategy than before. So much so that special guest Maxwell McGee of the GamesRadar+ parish decided to break down the big differences between XCOM: Enemy Unknown and its upcoming sequel. Watch the video above to see the biggest changes between the two games.

You can also watch our in-depth look at the character customization here (opens in new tab), and the see the 10 most important things we discovered after spending time with the full game here (opens in new tab).