The Slingshot Content Pack for XCOM: Enemy Unknown available today

The world doesn’t present us with enough chances to exterminate alien scum. Thankfully, developer Firaxis has our backs.

Firaxis and publisher 2K Games released the Slingshot Content Pack for turn-based sci-fi strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown. It’s available now on PlayStation 3 and Windows for $6.99 and Xbox 360 for 560 Microsoft Points.

This downloadable content introduces a new set of Council mission where the player will come across a mysterious new character named Zhang. Zhang will join the ranks of playable operatives early in this expansion.

Additionally, Slingshot will add three new maps set in China as well as new hairstyles, armor decorations, and helmets for customizing the operative squad.

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