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Submitted by skyward 693d ago | rumor

BioShock Infinite Multiplayer In The Works At BioShock 2 Dev - Rumour

NowGamer: Digital Extremes could be working on the online multiplayer mode for BioShock Infinite, job ads suggest. (BioShock: Infinite, Digital Extremes, Human Head Studios, Irrational Games, Ken Levine, PC, PS3, Take-Two, Xbox 360)

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Ashunderfire86  +   693d ago
Holy Vita Vegita!!! I hope Digital Extreme is not developing multiplayer for this game. The multiplayer suck in BioShock 2. If they manage to make it a better multiplayer I will give it a try. I don't like Digital Extreme track record of games, because they are just a mediocre developer. Bioshock Infinite is great with or without mulitplayer, so I hope they don't screw it up.
Lucreto  +   693d ago
The multiplayer was not the best I ever played but I did enjoy it. I got the platinum for Bioshock 2 so I had to play it for hours and I learned to enjoy it.

It was fun owning people as a big daddy.

If they use Bioshock 2 as a base and improve upon it I will have no problem.
jimbobwahey  +   692d ago
Yeah, I had a lot of fun with the multiplayer in Bioshock 2 and the idea behind it, with all the plasmids, weapons, hacking and being able to be a big daddy was awesome.

My only issues with it were that it could get pretty laggy sometimes, but when it worked properly it was really enjoyable.
FunAndGun  +   692d ago
I felt the same. The game was actually really fun when it worked and was stable.

If there was no lag I would have played some more after getting the Plat, but the skip skip jerk jerk got too annoying.
Dailynch  +   693d ago
BioShock 2's multiplayer was not needed. I really Infinite doesn't have any. I just don't want it. A waste of time.
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   692d ago
Same here, people buy Bioshock for the awesome story in single player.
-GametimeUK-  +   692d ago
It wasn't needed, but it is expected. It's a shame, but it's the truth. As long as the SP is strong and a complete product worthy of the price tag then there is no need to not include Multiplayer either.

I believe games should reach as wide an audience as possible. As long as games don't force Coop into your SP experience then people should be pretty much okay with other MP features.
skyward  +   693d ago
I'd like to see something innovative with Columbia's factions, the skyhooks and maybe even supernatural powers. Could be awesome. Sounds like they've struggled to crack it though, and shooters simply don't get made without MP these days....
lashes2ashes  +   693d ago
The job listing has nothing to do with irrational games. The only connection between the listing and irrational games is digital extremes worked on bioshock 2. Why do people assume it has to do with bioshock infinite when they are two completely separate devs.
R_A_LEE20  +   692d ago
As I said below, it's probably for The Darkness 3.
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R_A_LEE20  +   692d ago
Or maybe DE are working on The Darkness 3, it's the only other AAA 2K 1st person shooter title that's probably in development.

I hate how people jump to conclusions before anything official is announced. For me I hated the MP in Bioshock 2, not to blame DE for that but in the end it felt tacked on. Bioshock Inf doesn't need MP in the game, it'll be better with out it.
skyward  +   692d ago
MP's been rumoured for Infinite, DE has worked on the franchise, and the ad calls the project AAA FPS as well as "prestigious" - The Darkness 3 that is not.
nofallouthero  +   692d ago
hope not
Crillvirus81  +   692d ago
I loved bioshock 2 multiplayer I made it to the highest level cap and paid for the new maps it was not needed as the single payer was great but it was a nice addition hope they do the same again

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