You are humanity's last hope! XCOM: the board game is a co-operative game of global defense for one to four players that challenges you and your friends to turn back a full-scale alien invasion coordinated in real-time by an innovative and free digital companion app. As the department heads of the elite paramilitary organization known as XCOM, you command the best equipment and soldiers that the earth can muster. Together, you must balance your efforts to destroy UFOs, research alien technology, defend your base, and uncover the alien invasion plan. Should you fail, humanity is doomed.