Reviewers Liked

  • Breezy story full of character
  • Interesting spins on classic XCOM scenarios
  • Fun standalone story that introduces new characters to the series
  • Breaches are great

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Absence of key features from previous games
  • More unorthodox mechanics won't be to everyone's taste
  • Lack of permadeath for characters takes away the series' biggest consequence
  • Occasional minor graphical or animation glitches