Curve Digital and developer Kuju Entertainment are pleased to announce today that Narcos: Rise of the Cartels Will Probably be released for PlayStation 4 and PC Through Steam November 19, Switch November 21 and Xbox One on November 22.
Narcos: Rise of the Cartels is based on the hit Netflix series. Fans of the series can look forward to locations and characters from the show. It’ll feature a strategic turn-based combat system.
Here’s an overview of the game, through Curve Digital:
Narcos: Rise of the Cartels allows gamers to relive the events of the first season of the Netflix series, taking the side of either the Medellin Cartel or the DEA in two distinct campaigns. Back in 1980s Colombia, El Patrón’s effect is rapidly expanding, with corruption, drugs and crime spreading out from the Colombian city of Medellin. America is now starting to take note and it is up to the gamers to choose their side. They could help the Narcos’ drug empire increase under the watchful eye of El Patrón to the top, or topple the growing enterprise along with Steve Murphy since the DEA.
Based on the hit Netflix series from manufacturing firm, Gaumont, Narcos: Rise of this Cartels features iconic places and characters from the series, offering players the chance to step to the criminal underworld alongside personalities such as El Mexicano, Murphy, Peña, Primo and much more –each with their own unique gameplay abilities and advantages to help turn the tide of battle. Players will explore scenery that is familiar from the show and take a part in world-altering events which shift and will define the war on drugs. The series’ trendy visuals and immersive storylines provide the perfect background to a strategic experience that is vivid.
With one moving after the other or several times within one turn along with the opportunity to counteract by taking immediate charge of the units at critical moments fans of strategic games will experience an exhilarating new spin on the genre. Players will be able to create their very own team from an assortment of roles that are class-specific, upgrade their skills and join characters on the path to dominance. As every action will have consequences players should plan their moves.
— Based on the Strike Netflix collection — Authenticity is at the core of the Narcos: Rise of the Cartels experience and highly recognizable and iconic characters in the TV show can be found to control and play, each offering unique gameplay chances.
— Every War Has Two Sides — Featuring two unique campaigns, Narcos: Rise of this Cartels enables you to see the war from both sides. Pick to side with the DEA and struggle to bring the drug empire, or choose to side with the Narcos in order to help finance, expand and grow the empire of El Patrón.
— Fast-Paced Tactical Combat — Narcos: Rise of the Cartels takes tactical combat to a whole new level with units possessing the capability to move independently one after another or multiple times in 1 turn, meaning that the pace is always ramped up. Players will need to plan their activities carefully as they will confront consequences that are lasting.
— Counteract and Kill-Shot — Innovative gameplay mechanics keep the turn-based combat fresh by allowing the participant to take third-person management of units in order to engage enemies right, providing the opportunity to deal with critical damage at optimal moments.