Firaxis has announced that the second annual Firaxicon will be heading to the Baltimore Convention Center in just a couple of months.

Are you a fan of XCOM? How about Sid Meier's Civilization series? Then you better mark your calendars and start booking a hotel, because 2K and Firaxis Games have announced that Firaxicon 2015 will be taking place at Baltimore's Inner Harbor district this October. Tickets are now on sale for the event, which will be hosted by the teams responsible for the award-winning Civilization and XCOM series.

“Firaxicon provides us with a rare opportunity to sit down and talk with the people who enjoy our games most,” said Sid Meier, Creative Director at Firaxis Games. “This has quickly become one of the studio’s most popular events of the year. Our team members very much look forward to giving the fans an in-depth look at our latest projects this fall."

Here are some of the activities Firaxis has planned for this year's event:

  • Meet and greet members of the Firaxis team;
  • Enjoy in-depth panels hosted by the lead developers of XCOM and Civilization: Beyond Earth, as well as legendary game designer Sid Meier;
  • Experience Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide and XCOM 2 prior to launch;
  • Play board games against (and with) Firaxis Games’ designers;
  • Participate in fun community giveaways, challenges and competitions offering various XCOM and Civ themed prizes;
  • Get exclusive and commemorative merchandise.

Firaxicon 2015 will take place on Saturday, October 3 at the Baltimore Convention Center in (you guessed it) Baltimore, Maryland. Tickets cost $40 each and are available at Eventbrite. Stay tuned as we'll keep you up-to-date with any major news or announcements to arise from the event.

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