Army of Two Devil’s Cartel Won’t Have Competitive Multiplayer

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel will not feature competitive multiplayer, confirmed Visceral Games.

Speaking with VG247, Visceral lead designer Julien Lamoureux said:

“There is no competitive multiplayer. When we took a step back and looked at what we were trying to achieve, we just figured, ‘you know what? Let’s just put our resources into what we’re trying to do, which is a very intense co-op campaign experience. We didn’t want to stretch our resources between competitive multiplayer and co-op. Whenever you start a project you have a finite amount of resources, so it’s up to you what you want to put in place. For us it was just a logic choice, and we doubled down with the quality of the campaign, versus competitive.”

The previous two Army of Two games featured a competitive multiplayer component, so this represents a shift in design philosophy for the series.

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel releases March 26, 2013 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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1 Comment on Army of Two Devil’s Cartel Won’t Have Competitive Multiplayer


On November 2, 2012 at 8:32 am

Good for them! And I mean it, to many games are just mutliplayer forced in. Not all games need to do this. Its refreshing to see companies refocus.