Weird, game-changing difference in split-screen co-op.

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#1 Posted by SecondPersonShooter (829 posts) -

Has anyone played split-screen co-op yet? I started Leon's campaign with a friend, and we found ourselves scrounging for ammo and health, often running out of both and having a very hard time getting through.

When I got home, I continued my campaign online, and realized that for online co-op, both of the players can pick up all of the items, but you can't share them with eachother, however in split-screen co-op, there is a "give item" option for everything in your inventory.

That being said, playing online co-op is a million times easier than playing split-screen, I'm just extremely confused as to why there would be such a major difference between the two.

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#2 Posted by Yummylee (24646 posts) -

Weird. I haven't played RE6 in split-screen (done some online coop, though) and I figured they took out the option to share supplies between characters completely.

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#3 Posted by BlackLagoon (1891 posts) -

Possibly to avoid the item duplication trick from RE5, where people would (IIRC) give the other something and then quit without saving. Seems a rather heavy handed solution though.

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#4 Posted by SecondPersonShooter (829 posts) -

It's just weird and that it completely changes the way the game is played. In online co-op i usually have an excess of ammo and items, and it's not really a problem. It split-screen I found myself and my friend talking to eachother all the time about how to manage the ammo and herbs, and who would get what. It just felt like a completely different game.

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#5 Posted by Genkkaku (757 posts) -

I only played online and when my mate said the item's didn't dupe for both players I thought it was just glitched but this explains alot..

Maybe it's there weird way of encouraging online co-op

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#6 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4748 posts) -

That is really bizarre. The only bit I have played of this game was Leon`s entire campaign and only in local co-op. We too had to be very careful with resources and often had little ammo between us. The fact that online c-op is not like that is just bizarre.

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#7 Posted by PSNgamesun (443 posts) -

yup same here; it actually made the game more enjoyable.

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