EA releasing new Army of Two Modes and Maps

by: Dan -
EA announced today that they will be releasing a new Challenge mode and maps for Army of Two. On April 24th, the Security and Strategy Corporation Challenge will be available on both Xbox Live (600 MS Points) and PSN ($7.50) for download. The mode will have two teams of two fighting it out over an obstacle course for a chance to join the SSC. See additional info after the break:
Apr 18, 2008 09:00

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MONTREAL --(Business Wire)-- Apr. 18, 2008 Calling all private military contractors! Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that its 3rd person co-op shooter, ARMY OF TWO(TM), is expanding its two-man combat experience by releasing the new Security and Strategy Corporation (SSC) Challenge mode and maps. The unique SSC Challenge mode has two teams of two competing in an intense obstacle course for the chance to join the SSC, the Private Military Corporation in ARMY OF TWO. The new maps will be available on April 24 in North America and Europe on Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace. The download pack will also come to the PLAYSTATION(R) Store on April 24 in North America and May 2008 in Europe.

"We want to support our fans with new content that delivers on the two-man gameplay but with a unique twist," says Alain Tascan, VP and General Manager of EA Montreal and Executive Producer of ARMY OF TWO. "The SSC Challenge gives players a chance to test their skills in a different setting while retaining the action packed co-op intensity that gamers have come to expect in ARMY OF TWO."

Intertwined with over-the-top combat, feverish action and challenging obstacle courses, players will work as a team to race to the finish in the four new co-op maps. The team that completes the course with the most cash will be crowned the ultimate two-man military outfit. The SSC Challenge mode and maps will be available for $7.50 in North America and EUR 4.75 and GBP 3.80 in Europe.

ARMY OF TWO has been rated M by the ESRB and 18+ by PEGI. For more information on the game, please visit the official game website at http://www.armyoftwo.com or the EA press website at http://info.ea.com.
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