'XCOM: Enemy Unknown' launches October 9 In North America

2K Games plans to launch the title on console and PC at the same time.  The release date is October 9 and 13 in North America and internationally, respectively.

Pre-orders of the game will receive the Elite Soldier Pack DLC, featuring a blonde, flattopped recruit inspired by the original XCOM. It also includes soldier deco packs for players to customize the look of their character with "complete color customization."

The retail price for the game is set at $49.99.

Source: Joystiq