Today, 2K Games announced that the Spec Ops: The Line demo is now available for certain users. Those users being Gold Members on Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network. The Demo will be available to all users on May 15, 2012. When you download the demo you get your first real glimpse at Spec Ops: The Line. As many of you know the basic single-play mode starts after a series of huge and cataclysmic cut the city of Dubai off from the rest of the world. You will be playing as Captain Martin Walker, and you will be searching for the Colonel John Konrad and his battalion The Damned 33rd. In the demo you will get to play certain parts of 2 easy chapters from the full release. When you are playing he squad-base parts of the game you get a squad command system that allows you to take out plot out of you tactics. You also gets a huge amount of explosives and weapons, and you can even you the sand to your advantage. Their will also be a large class-base multiplayer experience, that features many squad-base games that are set in the visually amazing environments. Keep in mind that the environment can turn to ruins in minutes, with the sandstorms. Overall, I am very excited about the Spec Ops: The Line and cannot wait to check it out! Once again the game will be available on June 26, 2012 in the US and on the 29th of June internationally. For more info check out the press release below! And be sure to let us know what you think of the demo in the comment section below as well.
2K Games Announces Spec Ops®: The Line Playable Demo Now Available
Gamers invited on action-packed journey into Dubai before game’s release on June 26, 2012
New York, NY – May 8, 2012 – 2K Games today announced that a free playable* demo of the highly anticipated third-person military shooter, Spec Ops®: The Line, is now available for gamers who are Gold members on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network and on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The demo will become available for all Xbox LIVE members on May 15, 2012.
Players that download the demo will be introduced to the brutal action and combat of Spec Ops: The Line. The single-player narrative unfolds within Dubai after a series of cataclysmic sandstorms cut the city off from the rest of the world. Playing as Captain Martin Walker, gamers add to the city’s destruction by engaging in action-packed firefights as they search for Colonel John Konrad and his missing battalion, The Damned 33rd. In search of answers and survivors, players who experience the demo will tear through portions of two early chapters of Spec Ops: The Line.
The squad-based action in Spec Ops: The Line is highlighted by an intelligent squad command system that allows players to tactfully take out insurgents as they advance into the heart of Dubai. Gamers will blast their way through sandstorms with a variety of weapons and explosives, even using sand as a weapon to strategically bury enemies in their path. Combining intense action with a riveting narrative and the unique setting of a sandstorm ravaged Dubai, Spec Ops: The Line is unlike any other military shooter.
In addition to the single-player campaign, Spec Ops: The Line features an expansive, class-based multiplayer experience that is fun for both casual and hard-core gamers. The multiplayer mode features squad-based games in visually stunning and unique environments where players are encouraged to use their sand-filled surroundings to thwart their enemies; however, the environment can quickly turn from advantageous to treacherous with the onset of sandstorms – which impact visibility, team communication and weapon handling.
Developed by YAGER, Spec Ops: The Line will be available in North America for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PS3™ and PC on June 26, 2012, and internationally on June 29, 2012.
Spec Ops: The Line is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For a complete Spec Ops: The Line experience, including the latest news, downloads, information and more please visit www.specopstheline.com. Check out Spec Ops: The Line on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/specops.
*Xbox LIVE or PlayStation Networkand Internet connection required to access demo.