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Spec Ops developer Yager rules out sequel, won't make another military shooter

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While 2012's Spec Ops: The Line was a hit with critics and a subset of fans, it never really found its feet amongst the mainstream audience.

So it's perhaps not too surprising that developer Yager Entertainment has ruled out developing a sequel, or indeed any similar military shooter, in a recent interview with German site Gamestar.

Yager license Unreal Engine 4, Spec Ops dev will unveil in "coming months"

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Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager have signed on the dotted line to use Epic's new fancy Unreal Engine 4 technology for a "major next-generation title" that will be unveiled in "the coming months."

Back in August a Yager designer teased they were working on something big but hinted that Spec Ops' lacklustre sales meant a sequel wasn't a likely candidate. UE4 "hands down" the best.

Spec Ops: The Line free on PSN Plus in March

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This month, gritty third-person shooter Spec Ops: The Line will be free for PlayStation Network Plus subscribers. In addition, Joe Danger: The Movie and The Cave will be free as well.

Spec Ops: The Line's "bullsh*t" multiplayer "literally a check box"

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The online component for Spec Ops: The Line seriously irks lead designer Cory Davis from developer Yager because it's something the team didn't want, and was in fact handled by another studio.

2K Games "was relentless" in securing multiplayer made it in despite being "literally a check box" feature. Online was "never a focus" and game mechanics "were raped" to fit in multiplayer.

Free co-op mode now available for Spec Ops: The Line

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2K Games has announced that the free co-op multiplayer DLC is now available for download for their military third-person shooter Spec Ops: The Line.

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