While Firaxis is most likely hectic working on the reported turn-based Marvel video game, a studio called Iridium Starfish has actually soft-launched an official XCOM spin-off on the Google Play store. XCOM: Legends is still in advancement and just available in some areas, however gameplay footage is showing up on YouTube already.The very first thing to keep in mind about XCOM: Legends is that its played vertically, and the 2nd that, while it is turn-based, the only motion or positioning involved is choosing which of your heroes to put behind cover as they rush from one five-on-five encounter to the next. Repositioning has a five-turn cooldown.XCOM: Legends is set in the XCOM 2 timeline, and has different familiar faces of the resistance pop up between missions. During the tutorial you discover an alien gadget called the Archway. What does this effective psionic tech do? It lets you summon legendary heroes or artifacts in exchange for superior currency. XCOM: Legends is a gacha game where you supplement your regular squaddies with more powerful premade characters.When youre not playing, equipment and resources from the battleground are gathered by the “Integrated Drone Looting Experience”, or IDLE for short. Simply typing this sentence has made me feel deep-down tired in my bones.Of course, if you desire an XCOM video game on mobile both XCOM: Enemy Within and XCOM 2 are already offered, as are a lot of other neat turn-based games like Hoplite..