Developer Visceral Games has promised a darker, more adult tone for the game. It will be taking place in the deadly streets of Mexico, pitting players against the famous Mexican drug cartels.
The game will no longer follow the plot of the main characters Salem and Rios. They have been replaced by another duo simply named Alpha and Bravo. No longer will the protagonists be apart of the Trans World Operations. Instead, the pair is part of the private military organization Tactical Worldwide Operations (TWO).
As is a mainstay with this franchise, the game will feature co-op play both split screen and online. It will also offer a ton of customization options never before seen in the franchise. The characters Alpha and Bravo can be fully customized and so is their stock of weapons.
The two-man team will find themselves dropped right into the middle of chaos, corruption, and deceit. Players will need to work together and use the ability to unleash ultimate destruction in order to complete objectives. Along the way, Alpha and Bravo will face fierce opposition from a ruthless enemy while alliances begin to blur.
The third-person shooter is a follow up to Army of TWO: The 40th Day, which released in 2010. The first title in the series, which debuted in 2008, has been lauded for it’s originality. Both titles debuted to mostly positive reviews by critics and currently have a 74% rating on GameRankings.
The film rights to the video game franchise were acquired in 2008 by Universal Pictures but a movie does not appear to be in the works.