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Update: An Official Xbox Magazine story confirms that the new Tomb Raider will have multiplayer.
Official Xbox Magazine Just tweeted that the February issue of its magazine will include a detailed story of the game's rumored multiplayer mode. We can't wait to get more details
Original Story: If a recent listing on UK retailer Game can be trusted, it looks like the new Tomb Raider game will include multiplayer.
Game recently listed Tomb Raider on it's online site with the following produce description:
"Play a variety of multiplayer modes as Lara's Shipmates or Yamatai's Scavengers."
That description has recently been removed, but does that mean it's not a feature in the game, or does it mean that it's a feature of the game that hasn't been announced?
What would you think of a multiplayer mode for Tomb Raider? It would certainly be new territory for the series, but does it fit the series style? Would it be like when 2K added multiplayer to BioShock? We'll have to wait and see what Square announces before the game releases in March.
[Sources: Joystiq, Polygon]
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Oh yes, it would be...intriguing to say the least.
Well, I'm not excited about it, but hey, as long as everyone's comparing this to Uncharted... Uncharted has great multiplayer. So I'm not writing it off completely yet.
Totally believable. It's my guess that this was a publishing decision more than anything.
Multiplayer = longer term engagement = more opportunities to monotize via DLC
Aslong as the single player doesn't suffer I'm fine with multiplayer. Wonder if it will be developed by another studio like Mass Effects, Bioshocks, and Assassin's creed.
It could work with the new action direction of the game... I'd prefer if they stuck closer to the Tomb Raider roots, but it seems like they're following Uncharted's successful formula; this doesn't surprise me.
Im quite querious how they would do this but I'm up for it. I'm guessing that it might be like the Assassin Creed muti-player.
uhhh... oh no.
Not a surprise.
I wouldn't mind. It's something interesting to think about.
The description makes it sound like it would be competitive multiplayer which means I wouldn't be interested...But, then again, I'd be willing to wait and see what exactly the multiplayer would entail before making a final call.
They ought to include a classic Laura skin with embellished features in the multiplayer.
I'm looking to get this no matter what!!!