There are several different kinds of Mission types encountered throughout the Alien War, while the missions do have similarities however each mission is somewhat different than other mission types, as well as the rewards and consequences.
- This mission is available when a UFO is shot down by Interceptors.
- It is possible to assault a UFO that has landed, so long as you get a dropship to the UFO in time.
- The Aliens will, on a regular basis, launch attacks on major citys around the world. Putting you in a position where patience and careful pacing cannot be afforded.
- If you do well in combating the Alien threat, the Aliens will attempt to locate and assault one of your bases.
- Occasionally the Aliens will set up their own bases on Earth, it is up to you to decide to Assault and destory these bases.
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