Atlanta rhymers Big Boi from OutKast and B.O.B from Grand Hustle joined forces on the new video “Double or Nothing” from the Electronics Arts new video game Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel.
Besides providing the music for the official theme song of the co-op action game, Big Boi and B.O.B also play the roles of Charles “Chuy” Rendall (Big Boi) and Anthony “Baker” Barnes (B.o.B) in the game as well. Gamers will be able to select the emcees’ characters as operatives of Tactical Worldwide Operations (T.W.O.) in order to defeat the ruthless Mexican cartel La Guadaña (the Scythe).
“I love action games, and getting a chance to star in one is definitely something I’m excited about,” said B.O.B in a press release.
“Partnering with B.o.B on the Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel theme song and inside the game has been a blast,” said Big Boi.
Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel will feature both an online and split-screen co-op and provide users where greater options to customize their character. As the team of two fight their way through Mexican cities they will also have the ability to activate an “Overkill” ability that will briefly make the operative invincible with the ability to blast through walls, buildings, and vehicles.
“One of our primary goals with Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel is to bring the feeling of watching an action blockbuster movie to the game,” said Executive Producer Julian Beak. “Big Boi and B.o.B also delivered outstanding performances that are really going to add to the story.”
Army of TWO: The Devil’s Cartel will be released for Playstation and Xbox on March 26. Pre-order is available now at www.armyoftwo.com/preorder.