XCOM 2 update adds support for gamepads and AMD GPU’s

xcom2 update adds support for gamepads and amd gpus

So the good folks over at #FeralInteractive just released an XCOM 2 update. Hence the Steam version of the game for #Linux and Mac has been updated with a couple of #improvements.

XCOM 2 now has gamepad support and access to full camera control. So this lets players freely explore XCOM’s awesome mobile headquarters, the Avenger. For instructions on the camera control function, report to the official website.

While XCOM 2 on Linux now officially supports AMD GPUs using the latest set of Mesa drivers.
For full system requirements, make your way to the minisite. Which will hopefully be updated by the time this post releases. Hence the details below.

XCOM 2 System Requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04.2 64-bit / SteamOS
  • Processor: Intel i3-3225 3.3 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Hard Disk: 32GB
  • Graphics: 1GB NVIDIA 650 or better with driver version 352.55 or better.
  • Input: Keyboard & Mouse

Recommended:

  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04.2 64-bit / SteamOS
  • Processor: Intel i7 series
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Hard Disk: 32GB
  • Graphics: 2GB NVIDIA 960 or better with driver version 352.55 or better.
  • Input: Keyboard & Mouse

Consult the changelog on Steam for the full update.

If you haven’t yet faced up to the alien threat, buy XCOM 2 for Linux and Mac on the Feral Store OR on Steam.

Do you use controller for the game? And how do the AMD Mesa drivers perform?

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