I really enjoyed Spec Ops: The Line
way back in June as I prepped for my review
. It was smartly written, and full of some pretty solidly constructed combat. I was less sold on the multiplayer, but generally, multiplayer just isn't my bag.
The one thing the game was lacking (that I failed to note in the review because I try not to judge games on things they aren't) was the lack of co-op. I certainly didn't feel like it was screaming "CO-OP!" at me as I played it, so I never gave its co-op potential any thought.
However, that didn't stop Yager and 2K Games from thinking Spec Ops: The Line
needed co-op - and now it has co-op. Today you can download this new mode for free for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC versions of the game.
New York, NY – August 21, 2012
2K Games Announces Spec Ops®: The Line Cooperative Multiplayer Free Bonus Content Now Available
Additional game mode free to download for all owners of Spec Ops: The Line
– 2K Games’ previously announced, free cooperative multiplayer game mode is now available for Spec Ops®: The Line, the exciting third-person military shooter set in a sandstorm-ravaged Dubai. The free bonus content is the perfect complement to the provocative single-player narrative campaign and is available for download* now for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC. This two-player cooperative multiplayer game mode is free of charge to everyone who owns or purchases a copy of Spec Ops: The Line.
The cooperative bonus content in Spec Ops: The Line features a series of objective-based cooperative multiplayer scenarios set in Dubai after a series of cataclysmic sandstorms have wrecked the city. It includes four fast-paced missions, each with its own unique objectives, environments and playable characters. The two players must work together to fight through waves of enemies and blinding sandstorms to complete their objectives, emphasizing teamwork and utilizing a variety of weapons and explosives.
In addition to the two-player cooperative multiplayer game mode, Spec Ops: The Line also features an engaging single-player campaign and a competitive online multiplayer game mode. Developed by YAGER, Spec Ops: The Line features an intense single-player narrative that unfolds within the destroyed opulence of Dubai. Playing as Captain Martin Walker, gamers fight through the city in search of Colonel John Konrad and his missing battalion, The Damned 33rd. Spec Ops: The Line also features an expansive, class-based online multiplayer experience that includes squad-based games.
Spec Ops: The Line is rated M for Mature by the ESRB and is available now for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. For a complete Spec Ops: The Line experience, including the latest news, downloads, information and more, please visit www.specopstheline.com
* Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network, PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system or Steam account and Internet connection required. Copy of Spec Ops: The Line required for play.
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