You remember Army of Two? This was one of the few games that focused on cooperative play so it is just yourself and a buddy. The story of Army of Two focused on two private military contracted soldiers who work together to fight through war. In this game, EA introduced an agro system which put more of the focus on the player who was the more aggressive while the more passive player becomes essentially becomes invisible and able to flank the enemies. Army of Two became a historic third person action shooter that brought buddies together whether they were on the couch or across the world. They ended their cooperative series in 2013 but EA was not done with best friend co-op yet.
A Way Out is EA’s new 3rd person co-op action adventure game focused on the narrative of two convicts who are trying to break out of prison. The special thing about this game is that it can not be played alone forcing people into social interaction. Whether or not this is a good thing yet will be determined when the game is released.A Way Out is also doing something many games do not offer anymore which is split screen.
The game is being developed by Starbreeze Studios the makers of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The story about the convicts, Leo and Vincent, is supposed to explore their background and their personality. It becomes team effort to learn more about the characters while trying to fight for your life.
The game will be released in 2018 and check out some gameplay while you wait.