Posted on November 11, 2013, Kevin Thielenhaus XCOM: Enemy Within – Secret Hero Units [Easter Eggs]
Thanks to Redditor Kharnzarro, we’ve learned the name of the first unlockable hero unit in XCOM: Enemy Within. If you’re a truly hardcore fan of XCOM, you might just recognize the name William Carter. Don’t know him? We aren’t surprised — he’s the fedora-clad protagonist of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Get him, and even more heroes on your team, with the cheat codes below.
Enemy Within – New Hero Units
Note: Input these names when customizing the squad to create hero units. Disables achievements / trophies.William Carter
The lead character of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified. Includes his stylish ’50s fedora.
Enemy Unknown – Previous Hero Units Sid Meier
Co-Founder of Firaxis and creator of Civilizations, Pirates, and more. Ken Levine
Co-Founder of Irrational Games, the developer behind Bioshock, Freedom Force, and System Shock 2. Joe Kelly
Popular comics author that’s worked on Superman, Spider-Man, and many other famous characters. Otto Zander
Hero and survivor of GuavaMoment’s XCOM Let’s Play series from the Something Awful Forumes. Chris Kluwe
Vikings punter and World of Warcraft fan, he won hero unit privileges after defeating Firaxis’ Garth DeAngelis in an online match.
Found more hero unit names? List them in the comments, and we’ll add your contribution with credit.
Extra Thanks: [Commenter Sean the General]