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XCOM 2 patch will finally address performance issues

The first major patch for XCOM 2 is now available for download, Firaxis Games has announced.

The update is set to improve performance and fix a number of bugs and balance issues reported by players since release.

“This patch introduces new fixes, balance tweaks, and several performance optimizations in the game that should improve framerates and in-game delays overall,” Firaxis explained.

“Zip mode” has also been added, a new feature that allows for a faster paced experience. Players will be able to speed up animations and character actions whenever they please.

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Firaxis recommends that players auto detect graphics settings following the new patch to ensure they get the best experience.

“The XCOM team has been working hard to improve performance, balance, and stability issues reported by our fans. A big thank you to anyone who took the time to provide feedback and submit reports.”

“We will continue to improve the XCOM 2 experience with additional updates and patches over the coming months,” Firaxis said on Steam.

In other XCOM 2 news, the Anarchy’s Children expansion will launch on March 17 with over 100 new and unique items.

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