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Operation: Tango (2020) is an espionage-themed cooperative adventure where two people play as agent or hacker. The agent explores the world while the hacker provides information and checks out the systems you encounter. You must communicate clearly to work together and solve each puzzle.

As you progress you infiltrate, investigate, and eradicate enemy forces. You work tandem from two different points of view with only your voice to link you. Teamwork is crucial, and communication is key. The game uses the discrepancy of each player's different access to the world to create authentic espionage challenges.

From a high-speed chase, to a late night office break-in, you work through exotic locations full of classic James Bond spy moments. There are a range of technological toys to help you on your way and each mission features unique challenges, keeping you and your partner on your toes.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Operation: Tango 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 18 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Brain Game and Communication game with Action, Adventure, Puzzle and Sequencing elements. You can play with 2 players in the same room or as a 2-player online game. The asymmetric cooperative play requires two players (online) to play. You can't play with two people on the same system. On PlayStation the Friend Pass feature enables a friend to play for free -- both players need a PlayStation Plus subscription to do this.

Cross-Platform: You can play between PlayStation and PC.

You can play this game in the following styles:


Play Time: This game will take between 5 hours and 8 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 12 for Moderate Violence.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Rated for younger players in the US. ESRB EVERYONE 10+ for Mild Violence.

Skill Level

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. You need good communication between both players as they are each essential to progressing. Along with the teamwork you need strategic thinking and puzzle solving. It's a great game to play in a family with parent and child (provided the child can play their part well).

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.


Operation: Tango usually costs £15.49.

Operation: Tango

Steam Store PC £15.49
PlayStation Store PS4 -
PlayStation Store PS5 -
XBox Store Xbox One -
XBox Store Xbox X|S -
There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
    • You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
There's a free Challenge Mode update. A new mode where you and your partner compete for medals. Bronze, Silver, and Gold are all up for grabs and for the most elite agents looking to prove themselves, there will be leaderboards on the Clever Plays Discord server. 
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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 28/08/2020, updated in 2021

Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 2 (2 online)

Genres: Brain Game, Communication (Action, Adventure, Puzzle and Sequencing)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Clever Plays (@CleverPlays)

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