The Bureau: XCOM Declassified (formerly XCOM) is an upcoming video game in the X-COM series, currently in development by 2K Marin to be released by 2K Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.XCOM, in development since 2006, was unveiled as a first-person shooter in June 2010 and since then it has been repeatedly delayed and changed. In April 2013, the game was rebranded as The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.
Set in the United States in 1962, the game tells the story of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent William Carter, tasked with investigating and stopping an unknownextraterrestrial force that is threatening the very existence of human kind. According to PC World, the game is "less Starship Troopers, more X-Files" than the classic X-COM series.It was announced that part of the game will explore the struggles of a scientist named Dr. Weir, who is persecuted for both his homosexuality and his political views. Furthermore, the game will explore other cultural tensions of the 1960s