Originally Posted by L.Lawliet
That's weird. If you type in the elite soldier pack for iOS version on google, there are piles of articles saying that's included. So that was misinformation? Pretty much every iOS article that says elite pack in it says it's in the game.
I found this:
Just keep in mind that the iPad version will not include any of XCOM’s currently released DLC. That means iPad users will miss the potent Second Wave patch, which dramatically enhances gameplay. They’ll also miss the Slingshot pack and the Elite Soldier pack.
Taken from: http://m.nydailynews.com/entertainment/system-update-closer-ios-version-xcom-enemy-unknown-article-1.1359611
What I do remember is that second wave was included in an update, where you got to choose different options (if I remember well, it was a long time since I last played) such as extreme difficulty, reduced economics, etc. Depending on the difficulty level on which you finished the first wave, you got more or less options for the second wave. Here's the article: