Spec Ops: the Line Multiplayer Trailer and Pre-Order Info

2K Games has released a multiplayer trailer for its upcoming third-person military shooter Spec Ops: The Line. The game‘s multiplayer mode will feature 4-on-4 class based combat and include a ranking system that allows players to unlock perks and other unique customizations as their character progresses.

If you pre-order Spec Ops: The Line from participating retailers, you’ll receive a free upgrade to the Premium Edition, containing the following online multiplayer content:

  • Twice the amount of experience points will be awarded during the first week of play
  • 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

Check out the trailer:

This trailer impressed me less than the previous trailer, which was grabbing in spite of being chock-full of action movie trailer clichés. However, the game’s multiplayer component doesn’t seem to bring anything new to the table. I’m not a fan of sticky-cover combat with chest-high walls, and the whole sandstorm mechanic has been done before. The again, a game needn’t be revolutionary to be fun.

Spec Ops: The Line is set to hit store shelves on June 26th, 2012.

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