Co-op shooter ‘Aliens: Fireteam Elite’ heads to consoles PC on August 24th

After nearly six years in development, Aliens: Fireteam finally has a release date. Now known as Aliens: Fireteam Elite, it’s coming out on August 24th on Steam, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One Xbox Series X/S. 20th Century Games will sell the game for $40, though you can pay extra for the deluxe edition to get various in-game items.  

If you’re not familiar with the game, it’s essentially the Aliens to . Fireteam Elite downplays the horror elements of the franchise in favor of crafting a tight team-based shooter. Like in Valve’s , you’ll embark on a variety of repeatable missions where you’ll need to use teamwork communication to take on the challenges before you. In all, there’ll be 20 different Xenomorphs, Weyland-Yutani synthetics other enemies, each with their own AI systems, for you your friends to take on. Each time you jump into a mission, two other Colonial Marines will support you, they can be played by both humans AI bots.

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