It is the year 2084. You control a secret organization charged with defending Earth from a brutal alien enemy. Build up your bases, prepare your soldiers, and lead them to victory in turn-based tactical combat.

The UFO: Alien Invasion development team is proud to announce the release of UFO:Alien Invasion version 2.4.

Posted by Crystan on May 5th, 2012

Version 2.4 is here!

The UFO: Alien Invasion development team is proud to announce the release of UFO:Alien Invasion version 2.4.

With more than a dozen new maps and dramatic speed improvements behind the scenes, 2.4 is a major step forward in our quest to build a fully free and open source tactical squad shooter and earth survival strategy game.

Here are just a few of the changes in 2.4:

  • A dozen new maps to battle aliens
  • Rescue soldiers in dropships shot down by aliens and retreat from battles
  • New particle and sound effects
  • Support for smoke and incendiary effects
  • New skirmish options to save squads and respawn aliens
  • Battlescape render speed dramatically improved
UFO: Alien Invasion 2.4

Desura Digital Distribution

New Map: Alien Base
new maps

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Kyle_K_ski May 6 2012 says:


What a NICE surprise!

The work on this just keeps getting better and better. Unfortunately, my hands are too tied up to try it anytime soon, BUT I'm downloading it now anyway.

Prior releases were a gem.

Thank you again for all of your dedication, and hard work!

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gillmore50 May 6 2012 says:

I'm downloading it now.

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hero1900 May 6 2012 says:

hope linux version will be updated soon

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myxale May 7 2012 says:

As a fan, I greatly appreciate the hard work you guys put into it.

Tonight, i will give this new baby a spin.


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DaggerClassStudio May 12 2012 says:

Love this!

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ERIIX May 22 2012 says:

Will Linux builds of 2.4 be arriving on Desura, or do we need to go to the main site?

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