About the game
Developed and published in 2019 by Snapshot Games and under the direction of Julian Gollop, Phoenix Point is envisioned as a spiritual successor of Gollop's iconic turn-based tactics franchise Xcom.
Phoenix Point Articles
Phoenix Point now available on PC via Xbox Game Pass
Phoenix Point is officially no longer exclusive to Epic Games Store as Microsoft Store started selling the game as well. Furthermore, there is no need to purchase it at all since it's featured in Xbox Game Pass for PC beta.
Phoenix Point devs apologise for no Microsoft Game Pass ETA
Epic Games Store snatched Phoenix Point as one of its timed exclusives but this game was supposed to arrive on Microsoft Game Pass as well. This did not occur just yet and Snapshot Games addressed this in an open letter where they admitted to dropping the ball.
Phoenix Point has been delayed until December 2019
X-COM spiritual successor Phoenix Point has been delayed once again, this time to December 2019. The game was previously scheduled to launch in September, but in order to avoid crunch and to meet the high standard, the devs need more time.
Epic Games Store a potential backdoor for failed crowdfunding?
Epic Games Store exclusives are not a strategy that benefits gamers in a direct way but it did help a known crowdfunding issue bubble back to the surface - the still unresolved question of developer accountability and backer trust.
The numbers behind Phoenix Point Epic Store exclusivity revealed
Fig recently revealed that Phoenix Point investors would be receiving their dividends in May 2019, with a whopping 191 per cent return. This inadvertently revealed that Epic Games paid Snapshot Games over $2 million for timed exclusivity.
Phoenix Point developer AMA goes sour after Epic exclusivity deal
David Kaye and Julian Gollop, the founders of Snapshot Games, held an AMA after the announcement that Phoenix Point would be a timed exclusive for Epic Games Store. The backlash turned out to be too strong for any constructive discussion.
Phoenix Point will be an Epic Store exclusive for a year
Epic Games continue their trend of buying timed exclusives and Snapshot Games are the most recent ones in line to accept the deal. Phoenix Point, the spiritual successor of XCOM, will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for one year.
A strategic overview of strategy games scheduled for 2019
The year 2018 wasn't overly generous when it comes to strategy games but 2019 promises to change that significantly. We at AltChar have a few strategy-loving no-lifers of our own, so here's a neat little strategy game timeline for 2019.
Snapshot's turn-based strategy Phoenix Point has a new trailer
Phoenix Point is an early access title from Snapshot Games, a studio founded by Julian Gollop, the creator of the beloved X-Com series. The trailer features pretty ghastly mutating monsters, boss battles and some strategic play as well.
Phoenix Point has exceeded $2 million in crowdfunding revenue
Phoenix Point is a highly anticipated turn based game for a reason - it's spearheaded by Julian Gollop, the man behind XCOM. Leaning on your fame is sometimes not enough though and that's why Snapshot Games invested $200.000 in marketing.