XEU Satellite Nexus project

The Satellite Nexus is a facility in XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

In-Game DescriptionEdit

With the signal monitored by a team of engineers, each Satellite Nexus is capable of receiving transmissions from 4 XCOM satellites.
Adjacency Bonus: +1 satellite capacity for every adjacent uplink.

– Engineering description, XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Facility RequirementsEdit

Prerequisites: Alien Nav Computer (Research)
Time to Build: 21 Days (11 days with Advanced Construction)
Facility Cost:

Facility Maintenance: §26 per month


  • If launching the maximum number of satellites (16), the most efficient layout is obtained by constructing two Satellite Nexus and two Satellite Uplinks in a square (2x2) shape. This allows 12 satellites from the facilities, and 4 from the adjacency bonuses.


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