Get ready to face the swarms of terrifying Xenomorphs with today’s gripping launch trailer for Aliens: Fireteam Elite, the intense new co-op survival-shooter experience from Cold Iron Studios and 20th Century Games set in the legendary Alien universe.
Aliens: Fireteam Elite drops your fireteam of hardened marines into a desperate fight to contain the evolving Xenomorph threat. With over 20 enemy types, players must face off against waves of terrifying Xenomorph and Weyland-Yutani Synthetic foes alongside two players or AI teammates, as they desperately fight through four unique campaigns that introduce new storylines to the Alien universe.
The game allows players to customize their own Colonial Marine, choosing from an extensive variety of classes, weapons, gear, and perks, battling overwhelming odds in this heart-pounding survival shooter experience.
“It’s been an unbelievable journey bringing the Alien universe to life, and we can’t wait for players to create a fireteam and experience the game,” said Craig Zinkievich, Head of Cold Iron Studios. “Whether you’re a fan of the universe, a veteran survival shooter, or a co-op gaming enthusiast, be prepared for a fight like no other.”
The development team at Cold Iron Studios today also unleashed post-launch content, adding Horde Mode and graphics optimizations with the Day One patch. On September 8, the studio is launching Season One, with a new character class, “Phalanx,” along with new weapons and new rewards for players.
“We’re delighted that players can now commence their mission to LV-895 and discover the secrets and horrors that await their arrival,” said Josh Valensi, Executive Producer, 20th Century Games. “Cold Iron Studios has created an incredible Alien experience, which captures the thrill of seeing a rag-tag squad of hardened colonial marines face an overwhelming Xenomorph threat.”
Aliens: Fireteam Elite Standard and Deluxe Edition is available now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC on August 24. The Deluxe Edition includes the Endeavor Pass and the Endeavor Veteran Pack. The Endeavor Pass grants players access to DLC Seasons 1-4.
2202. A mysterious distress call reroutes your Marine Assault Unit to LV-895 in the outer colonies, where deadly Xenomorph legions, hidden corporate secrets, and ancient alien ruins await your arrival.Set in the iconic Alien universe, Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a cooperative third-person survival shooter that drops your fireteam of hardened marines into a desperate fight to contain the evolving Xenomorph threat.
Face off against waves of terrifying Xenomorph and Weyland-Yutani Synthetic foes alongside two players or AI teammates, as you and your fireteam desperately fight your way through four unique campaigns that introduce new storylines to the Alien universe. Create and customize your own Colonial Marine, choosing from an extensive variety of classes, weapons, gear and perks, battling overwhelming odds in this heart-pounding survival shooter experience.
Play a pivotal role in the epic events that occur 23 years after the original Alien trilogy as a Colonial Marine stationed aboard the USS Endeavor, battling terrifying Xenomorph threats. Stunning visuals, iconic enemies, realistic environments, powerful weapons, futuristic equipment, and an eerie soundscape fill out new storylines in a series of replayable campaigns that evoke and expand upon the blockbuster films.
Face overwhelming odds against over 20 enemy types, including 11 different Xenomorphs along the evolutionary scale from Facehuggers to Praetorians, each designed with their own intelligence to ambush, outsmart and eviscerate vulnerable marines. Utilize cover and master team strategy to survive extraterrestrial threats as they overrun your fireteam from every angle, swarm through doors and vents, scramble across walls and ceilings, and strike from darkness with uncanny ferocity.
Choose from five unique classes – Gunner, Demolisher, Technician, Doc and Recon – each with their own special abilities and character perks. Utilize an extensive arsenal of 30+ weapons and 70+ mods/attachments in your effort to eradicate the Alien threat.
An innovative Perk Board modifies and improves your abilities, while a unique Challenge Card system alters the approach to each Campaign mission, offering a new experience with every playthrough.