Narcos: Rise Of The Cartels Comes To PC And Consoles In Q3 Of 2019

Ever had the urge to work for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or perhaps release your “inner bad child” by running an opposing drug cartel? If so publisher Curve Digital, in collaboration with Gaumont and developer Kuju, hope to make your dreams come true. The game development team ushered in the announcement of the Q3 2019 release of Narcos: Rise Of The Cartels, a new game for PC’s and consoles based on Gaumont’s Emmy® and Golden Globe nominated hit series, Narcos.

The announcement was accompanied with a newly launched teaser trailer revealing that Narcos: Rise Of The Cartels will follow the events of the first season of Narcos. The game will tell a story narrated by El Patron himself, where players will take the role of the Medellin Cartel or the DEA in a tactical turn-based action adventure.

Rosemary Buahin, Marketing Director of Curve Digital revealed:

Narcos: Rise Of The Cartels is a hugely exciting prospect for us. We love the show and have ensured that our game stays true to the source material, from the locations, to the characters, the clothes, the iconic music and more. We think that the action-packed, turn-based strategy gameplay lends itself perfectly to the world of Narcos.

Tim Stephen, Head of Business and Legal Affairs, Gaumont added:

Curve Digital and Kuju have taken a deep dive into the phenomenon that is Narcos and how it’s incredible stories are told to give fans an authentic experience to interact with the brand. From the frantic action that comes from acting as a DEA agent or a Cartel leader, Narcos: Rise of the Cartels gives players the thrilling sensation of being the hunter or hunted as they delve into the minutiae of each operation.

Matt White, Head of Studio at Kuju also added:

Working with the Narcos licence has been an incredible experience so far for the team at Kuju. As creators, having such an evocative and multi-layered world to play around in gives us the ability to tell incredible stories and create awesome gameplay opportunities. We are incredibly proud of Narcos: Rise of the Cartels and hope that it will resonate with fans of the series and of the turn-based tactical genre.

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