Aliens: Fireteam Elite – Official FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aliens: Fireteam Elite?

  • Set in the iconic Alien universe, Aliens: Fireteam Elite is a cooperative third-person survival shooter that drops your fireteam of hardened marines into a desperate fight to contain an evolving Xenomorph threat.

What is the gameplay in Aliens: Fireteam Elite like?

  • You’ll face off against waves of terrifying Xenomorph and Weyland-Yutani Synthetic foes alongside two players or AI teammates, as you and your fireteam desperately fight your way through four unique campaigns that introduce new storylines to the Alien universe. You’ll also create and customize your own Colonial Marine, choosing from an extensive variety of classes, weapons, gear and perks, battling overwhelming odds in this heart-pounding survival shooter experience.

Can this game be played and completed via solo play?

  • Each mission and mode can be played with two teammates or AI partners. Players can experience Campaign missions solo, but it’s best experienced with two friends or teammates. On harder difficulties, you’ll especially want two skilled friends on your fireteam!

Can Aliens Fireteam Elite be played in split screen or via LAN for local multiplayer?

  • Aliens Fireteam Elite can only be played in multiplayer while online, and you can invite your friends to play with you through the respective platform’s friends list. Note that you also have the option to play solo offline with bots in your team.

What platforms is Aliens: Fireteam Elite available on?

  • Aliens: Fireteam is available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One and Steam!

What are the minimum requirements for playing on PC?

  • List these requirements and the recommended specs:

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: AMD Athlon X4 950 / Intel i5-2500K
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD R9 285 4GB / Nvidia GTX 760 4GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated Direct X 11 compatible soundcard
  • Additional Notes: Minimum graphics settings, 1920×1080 screen resolution, 30FPS average

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 1600AF / Intel i5-7400
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD RX 480 8GB / Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated Direct X 11 compatible soundcard
  • Additional Notes: High graphics settings, 1920×1080 screen resolution, 60FPS average

What languages is Aliens: Fireteam be available in?

  • We have interface and subtitle support for: English, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Czech, Polish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. Full audio support is available in English only. We’re also considering adding Japanese in a future update.

What age rating does the game have?

  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite is rated M for Mature by the ESRB.

How much does Aliens: Fireteam cost?

  • Aliens: Fireteam Elite is now available for preorder, and Standard Edition costs $39.99 while the Deluxe Edition costs $69.99.

Will there be DLC or a Season Pass? Will any of the DLC include microtransactions and / or lootboxes?

  • We plan on continuing to support the game after launch with free updates and new content. Any purchasable content will be purely cosmetic.

How does the game story integrate with Aliens: Infiltrator?

  • The game takes place right after the events depicted in the novel.

Is Aliens: Fireteam Elite directly related to any other Alien games, movies or tv shows?

  • We’re huge fans of the universe and certainly drew inspiration from across lore, but no – Aliens: Fireteam Elite is an entirely original experience and isn’t a direct sequel to any one film or game.
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