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Operation: Tango Review
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Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 9 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Operation: Tango 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.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

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

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Genres: Action, Adventure and Puzzle

Developer: Clever Plays (@CleverPlays)


Players: You can play this with 2 players online. The asymmetric cooperative play requires two players to play. 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.


Operation: Tango usually costs £13.99.

Operation: Tango

PlayStation Store PS4 £13.99
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

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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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.

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.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Operation: Tango Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@CleverPlays) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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