EA today announced that a demo for Army of Two: The 40th Day will be available as a free download on PSN and Xbox LIVE Marketplace on December 17th (US time).

The demo will include most of the first level in the game, where the two-man private military team of Salem and Rios find themselves trapped in Shanghai as it falls under attack. A demo for the PSP will also be available for free on the PlayStation Network on January 14th.

In Army of Two: The 40th Day, players must work as a team to survive relentless enemy assaults and escape the city as it collapses around them. Players can mix and match weapon parts found in the world and execute strategic two-man tactics that create a co-op action experience.

Army of Two: The 40th Day will be will be in stores in New Zealand on January 15th. The demo available on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles is playable via online co-op or in split screen.

For more information on Army of Two: The 40th Day, visit the official site.