Netflix’s Narcos gets a strategy-based video game

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited is an iPhone and iPad-based strategy game

Characters from the Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited game

Netflix’s Narcos franchise has just gotten bigger.

On Tuesday, the streaming service officially launched the mobile game, Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited. Based on the hit Netflix series, the new online strategy game lets you lead your own cartel, build your empire, gain power, and destroy enemies.

Players of Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited will learn the ins and outs of running a cartel from drug lord El Patron, including the many ways of maintaining a scheming relationship with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited game

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited game

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited features various sicarios that users can hire and different resources that they can take advantage of to strengthen their defenses against other cartels. Gamers can also opt to take a more violent direction by sending death squads to other cartels with the goal of conquering their assets and territories, all in the name of earning more revenues. To make the game more exciting, players can choose to team up with other players to take over enemy groups in multi-day campaigns.

Developed by game publisher Tilting Point, Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited is available in the following languages: Arabic, Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Castilian), Spanish (Latin America), Swedish, and Turkish.

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited game

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited game

How to play Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited

To play Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited, you’ll have to download the game on your device first. The game is compatible with phones or tablets running Android 8.0 or later and with iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch running iOS/iPadOS 15 or later.

The game is available to download on Google Play Store for Android users and the App Store for Apple users. While Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited is free to download, only users with an active Netflix subscription can play the game.

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited trailer

Want a sneak peek at the new game? You can watch the official trailer for Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited below:

Narcos: Cartel Wars Unlimited | Official Game Trailer | Netflix

About Netflix’s Narcos

Created and produced by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro, Netflix’s Narcos is based on the story of Colombian narco-terrorist and drug kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura), the leader of the Medellin Cartel who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine.

Launched in November 2018, the series, in its first two seasons, centers on Escobar’s interactions with drug lords, DEA agents, and other opposition entities. The third and final season of the show, meanwhile, picks up after the fall of Escobar and continues to follow the DEA as they try to shut down the rise of the infamous Cali Cartel.

The series, which debuted in August 2015 and concluded in September 2017, stars Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, Joanna Christie, Maurice Compte, André Mattos, Roberto Urbina, Diego Cataño and Jorge A. Jimenez, among many others.

Narcos - Main Trailer - Netflix [HD]

In November 2018, Netflix released a companion series to the original show. Titled Narcos: Mexico, the new show focuses on the development of Mexico’s illegal drug trade. The show’s three-season run wrapped up in November 2021 and featured performances by Michael Peña, Diego Luna, Tenoch Huerta Mejía, Alyssa Diaz, Joaquín Cosío, and José María Yazpik, just to name a few.

Narcos: Mexico Season 1 Trailer | Rotten Tomatoes TV

Where to watch Narcos

All three seasons of Narcos and all three seasons of Narcos: Mexico are streaming on Netflix.

Sources: Netflix, Pocket Gamer
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