I'd like to know how to open the console in XCOM 2 so I can add resources to my inventory on a casual playthrough.

I can't seem to find a keybinding for it in the options menu, and in the game options.

How do I open up the console in XCOM 2?

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You can open up the console by right-clicking the game in your Steam Library, click "Set Launch Options", and adding in the following:


And this will allow you to open up the console any time in game.

The default console key is the tilde: ~

  • Tried this with no luck ... but I've just installed the game (10th August 2016) so has it been disabled?
    – SteveC
    Aug 18, 2016 at 13:51

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