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Borderlands 2 Vita Co-Op Sadly Limited To Only 2 Players

Well, you had to assume that some sacrifices would have to be made.

As Sony confirmed over at the PlayStation Blog, the upcoming PlayStation Vita iteration of Borderlands 2 will only support two players during co-op adventuring.

It seems the developers wanted to include four-player co-op but the decision was made late to scrap the idea:

"We checked in with the SCEA Third Party Production team, who confirmed that while they strived to include four-player co-op in the game, they made a decision late in their development cycle to focus on providing the best two-player-only co-op experience possible. As a result, the maximum co-operative player count for Borderlands 2 on PS Vita is capped at two."

Still, there are plenty of benefits to the Vita version: Saves are cross-compatible with the PS3 version of the game, no fewer than six DLC packs are coming packaged with the portable installment, and that online multiplayer - available to all - should still be quite riveting. Borderlands 2 is a helluva great game, after all.

The Borderlands 2 Vita bundle launches in just a few days, on May 6.

Related Game(s): Borderlands 2

Tags: borderlands 2 vita, borderlands 2 vita coop, borderlands 2 vita multiplayer

5/3/2014 11:16:45 AM Ben Dutka

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Comments (8 posts)

BikerSaint
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 1:06:40 PM
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ethird1
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 1:18:17 PM

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ethird1
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 1:19:58 PM
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On to the topic at hand, Borderland's 2. I shall not buy this game on the Vita as the superior version, and by FAR superior, is on the ps3, which I already have.

But if you don't have the game I would recommend getting it for the ps3, unless you don't have one.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 3:37:08 PM
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Kinda defeats the purpose of the game.

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bigrailer19
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 11:03:34 PM

Sort of... I played the majority of the game with 2 players and it seemed the most balanced. When a 3rd or 4th was added it got very difficult which is fine, it was still fun. Just seemed a little off balance.

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BikerSaint
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 6:09:16 PM
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Well if nothing else, at least all you co-op'ers will be getting the 6 extra DLC packs included free.

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PlatformGamerNZ
Saturday, May 03, 2014 @ 10:20:32 PM
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well that might be the next physical game i buy cos i brought a couple or 3 digital games as of late and i'm really keen on the idea that i'll have borderlands on the console and portable but thats just me

happy gaming =)

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___________
Sunday, May 04, 2014 @ 3:57:08 AM
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awesome game, but i dont see the point in playing this on the vita i couldnt help but feel that im missing out on things.
eh, wake me up when a unique exclusive to vita game finally surfaces!
its almost as if $ony does not want this thing to sell well!

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