2k Games have announced that their upcoming shooter, Spec Ops: The Line will be released in North America on June 26 and internationally on June 29.
The game was first announced in 2009 and was described as a provocative and gripping third person modern military shooter. It will be released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. 2K also confirmed that fans who pre-order the game from participating retailers will receive in-game bonuses that will enhance the multiplayer experience. The pre-order FUBAR will contain the following multiplayer content:
- Twice the amount of experience points will be awarded during the first week of play, enabling gamers to expedite character ranking;
- The AK-47 weapon will unlock at rank one;
- The “Officer Class” will unlock at rank one. This character class includes several team-based advantages, such as reducing damage to teammates and increasing the effectiveness of other classes;
- Access to the “FUBAR Pack,” which contains exclusive accessories allowing players to customize their characters with unique and visually distinctive items.
Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K had the following to say regarding Spec Ops: The Line:
“Spec Ops: The Line is 2K Games’ first foray into the military shooter genre, We’ve created a unique game that explores the dark realities of war and places players in difficult situations where the line between right and wrong becomes increasingly blurred as players fight to survive.”
Denby Grace, senior producer at 2K Games also added the following:
“We’re delighted to officially announce the first details about the multiplayer in Spec Ops: The Line, In addition, people who pre-order the game are going to have an immediate advantage in the multiplayer mode.”
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