UFO: Afterlight

UFO: Afterlight

UFO: Afterlight is a game of tactics, strategy, and alien annihilation in the vein of X-COM. It is the third game in the UFO series.


UFO: Afterlight is the final game in the UFO trilogy, after UFO: Aftermath and UFO: Aftershock. Its gameplay is largely derived from the X-COM series, with the characteristic split between large-scale strategy and combat tactics. On the strategic side, the player manages personnel and bases on Mars, exploring new territories, researching new technologies, with the ultimate goal of terraforming Mars. On the tactical side, the player controls a squad of soldiers fighting hostile Martians.

PC System Requirements


  • Windows 2000/XP with DirectX 8.1
  • 1 GHz CPU
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 5 GB Hard Disk Space
  • Nvidia 5700 or ATI Radeon 9500 video card
  • Sound Blaster compatible sound card


  • Windows 2000/XP with DirectX 9.0c,
  • 2 GHz CPU
  • 768 MB RAM
  • 5 GB Hard Disk Space
  • Nvidia 6600 GT, or ATI Radeon 9800 video card
  • Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ sound card