Enter the online world of international espionage
with Sony Online Entertainment's new social action
Agency: Covert Ops" on Facebook...
The Agency: Covert Ops
6th May 2010
Sony Online Entertainment launches new
game full of pulse-pounding action and intrigue...
Ever wanted to live
the life of an elite agent
in the world of international espionage? Thanks to Sony Online
Entertainment, the world of jet-setting super spies
and shady operatives comes to Facebook with today’s
launch of The Agency Covert Ops,
the company’s first social action game.
Developed in SOE’s Tucson studio, The Agency: Covert Ops
is a compelling social media action game that immerses players
in the top secret world of spies and super villains from the
safe house of the Facebook platform. Players in The Agency: Covert
Ops will be the first to get a taste of the action and intrigue
in SOE’s upcoming FPS-MMO The Agency (PlayStation 3
and PC). Covert Ops agents engage in pulse-pounding missions,
killer mini-games and cool avatar customization while delving
into an explosive storyline.
“The Agency: Covert Ops is unlike other Facebook games
out there right now due to its stylized look and feel along with
its deep story line,” said John Smedley, president of Sony
Online Entertainment. “It’s a great way for Facebook
users to play a casual game with exciting missions, great mini-games
and even the ability to share achievements with your Facebook
friends. It’s the ultimate in spy-genre Facebook gaming.”
Live the life of an elite agent, power up your Agency and recruit
your friends to run group missions and defeat rivals together
in a dynamic underworld. The job won’t be easy. Here’s
what you’ll experience in the suave and dangerous world
of The Agency: Covert Ops:
Pulse-Pounding Missions: Travel the globe as a jet-setting
agent taking down rivals and building your network of operatives.
Encounter a new breed of super villains and their murderous henchmen
in various missions giving you access to new gadgets, weapons
and the most desirable intel.
Killer Mini-games: Agents need to master safe-cracking, bomb
defusing, code breaking, evidence gathering and even rooftop
parkour. Covert Ops has action and puzzle mini-games that put
your spy skills to the test and push you to the limits of your
You Are What You Wear: Will you be a sexy super spy or a rugged
mercenary? The choice is yours in Covert Ops. Pick from five
class-based abilities, each with its own special advantage when
battling enemy forces in combat. Customize your avatar with the
latest in designer fashion, or deck yourself out in cutting edge
industrial battle gear. Choose from hundreds of items and collect
attire and aliases to access numerous locales and gain influence
over the people within them.
Pimp Your HQ: Build an Agency headquarters that your friends
will envy! Make a statement by personalizing your HQ with a wide
array of designer furniture, sleek electronics, and the latest
security devices. Show off your trophies from deadly assignments
in distant lands and visit your friend’s headquarters for
ideas—you’ll get bonus items just for dropping in,
The Black Market: Elite agents are only as good as their gadgets
and weapons. Whatever the mission, the Black Market has what
you need to get the job done. Browse collections of high-tech
weapons, surveillance equipment, and home decor. Whether you're
paying with wealth won from missions or purchased with cold,
hard Station Cash™, we have what you need to care of business
like a pro. Some of the things in here aren't exactly legal...
but when you’re above the law, it doesn’t matter!
Your Network of Agents: Work alone or engage in group missions
with your Facebook friends. Agents can also recruit the world’s
most dangerous and eccentric operatives, creating a top notch
Agency of world renown. Covert Ops even makes it easy to share
your feats of stealth and style by posting your accomplishments
or snapshots of your avatar on your Facebook wall.
Will you be brave enough to build the world’s next great
Agency? It can only happen if you take the challenge and start
your journey. Click
here to play The Agency: Covert Ops.
For more information, visit PlayCovertOps.com