Square Enix announced early Friday that a playable demo of Just Cause 2 will be available on Steam next week. The demo thrusts players into the Launtan Lama Desert, 35 square miles of pure sun-scorched scenery, and one of many islands players will explore in the full retail game.
Square Enix promised that the demo will have loads to accomplish: devastate military bases, assassinate a military colonel, unlock a multi-stage mission, and more. "It’s easily one of the biggest freeroaming demos of all time and for fans of openworld games, it’s unmissable," said Lee Singleton, General Manager of Square Enix London Studios.
Unfortunately, the PC version will not support Windows XP. Frustrated PC gamers will need to check out Just Cause 2 on the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 when the demo launches March 4. The full game hits retail stores on March 23.