Does anyone if The Cave's co-op is cross platform?

#1 Edited by TinyGrasshopper (231 posts) -

I want to get The Cave. It seems cool. It has a Linux Build on Steam. Team Fortress 2 hats. All nice. My friend wants to get it on PS3 though. I think he's wrong but I'll relent in the name of being able to play co-op with a friend. Will I be able to play with him? It seems highly unlikely but noone's actually said anything about it yet. It seems logical that the PC platforms can play with each other.

#2 Posted by The_Ruiner (1084 posts) -

...has that ever happened with any game?

#3 Posted by jozzy (2042 posts) -

It is local coop only.

#4 Posted by SpunkyHePanda (1701 posts) -

Not only is it not cross-platform, it's apparently offline co-op only.

#5 Posted by ChinaDontCare (111 posts) -

LOCAL Only, give me your address and i'll swing by

#6 Posted by TinyGrasshopper (231 posts) -

@The_Ruiner: Portal 2 I think. But yes, I knew the answer was no, just had to be sure.

#7 Posted by MattyFTM (14419 posts) -

There's no online co-op at all.

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#8 Posted by Dustpan (1694 posts) -

Bizarre there isn't any online component, it's not like Double Fine hasn't done online multiplayer before.

#9 Edited by WilltheMagicAsian (1546 posts) -

@The_Ruiner said:

...has that ever happened with any game?

I'm pretty sure the PS3 version of Portal 2 lets you co-op with people on PC.

#10 Posted by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

@TinyGrasshopper said:

@The_Ruiner: I knew the answer was no

...

#11 Posted by TinyGrasshopper (231 posts) -

@Grissefar: okay, not knew but strongly suspected

#12 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5147 posts) -

@The_Ruiner said:

...has that ever happened with any game?

Shadowrun.

#13 Posted by aperfecttool72 (27 posts) -

@The_Ruiner: FFXI Online, actually.

#14 Posted by datarez (558 posts) -

Oh disappointed that this is offline co-op only. Seems from the QL:EX it seemed like it would be more fun in co-op.

#15 Posted by LikeaSsur (1565 posts) -

@ChinaDontCare said:

LOCAL Only, give me your address and i'll swing by

With that profile picture, how could I not?

#16 Posted by kaos_cracker (634 posts) -

If it was online co-op it may get annoying when someone will just take the camera or maybe lag could mess it up. Local seems fine for this kind of game.

#17 Posted by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

@datarez said:

Oh disappointed that this is offline co-op only. Seems from the QL:EX it seemed like it would be more fun in co-op.

Yeah I played the demo in singleplayer and it was terrible man. Controlling 1 guy at a time pretty much means you have to walk each stretch 3 times. I had to repeat a puzzle a few times and and going back and forth for what felt like a million times really sucked a dick.

#18 Posted by Janezcky (7 posts) -

Can you play this with only 2 players?

#19 Posted by TinyGrasshopper (231 posts) -

@kaos_cracker said:

If it was online co-op it may get annoying when someone will just take the camera or maybe lag could mess it up. Local seems fine for this kind of game.

If it was online co-op wouldn't everyone's camera just center on themselves?

#20 Posted by kaos_cracker (634 posts) -

@TinyGrasshopper: Guy said he didn't want to have people doing their own thing while playing the game. Unless I miss heard during the QL.

#21 Posted by Snail (8617 posts) -

@The_Ruiner said:

...has that ever happened with any game?

Yes.

#22 Posted by louiedog (2335 posts) -
@Janezcky said:

Can you play this with only 2 players?

Yes. My girlfriend and I were playing it this evening. 
#23 Posted by SomeDeliCook (2341 posts) -
@The_Ruiner said:

...has that ever happened with any game?

Shadowrun was the first game, it combined PC and Xbox 360

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