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'Crackdown 2' demo blasts its way onto Xbox LIVE
By Hector Cortez Jun 23, 2010, 1:16 GMT
The demo introduces players to Crackdown 2\'s single player campaign and 4-player co-op mode.
Starting today, Microsoft and developer Ruffian Games are giving fans around the world an early chance to play Crackdown 2 by downloading the demo on Xbox LIVE.
The demo introduces players to Crackdown 2's single player campaign and 4-player co-op mode. The demo features accelerated leveling to give you a taste of Crackdown 2's large-scale action, and if you’re a fan of Achievements, the ones you earn in the demo will be counted in the retail version.
Also, gamers who log on to www.chucksducks2.com to participate in “Chuck’s Ducks 2,” an interactive Facebook game tied to Crackdown 2 and Xbox LIVE, will get the chance to earn and activate a daily supply of explosive Quackers in the retail version and unlock an extra difficulty level in the demo. Quackers are exploding sticky bombs in the form of rubber ducks that players will need to locate to use in the campaign mode in the retail version. Players will be granted exclusive access to the Quackers they’ve earned for use in the multiplayer mode when the game launches.
Fans around the world can pre-order Crackdown 2 today at participating retailers to receive exclusive, in-game bonus armor in four new colors: Gold, Gun Metal, Black and Green.
Crackdown 2 is rated M for Mature and BBFC 15 and will be available across North America on July 6th and in Europe on July 9th.