Posted By: Shrygue
via Computer and Video Games
It'll disappoint PS3 fans and give Xbox fanboys ammo for months to come, but Killzone 2 game director Mathijs de Jonge has finally admitted there are no plans to add a co-op mode to the flagship shooter.
De Jonge was cagey over the matter when we asked him back in August. "Co-op we're not talking about at the moment," he said, which seemed to hint that it'll be included, but he just doesn't want to disclose facts.
Other rumours strongly suggested a post-release patch, but as De Jonge has now confirmed, there's no chance of that either.
"Currently there are no plans for co-op in Killzone 2," he admitted.
"Technically it would be quite difficult to implement it for the story mode as for example the mission sections are loaded in seamlessly - no loading screens - and that would cause issues with teleporting players. Even without co-op it's still a big game and gamers will have plenty to sink their teeth into," he told PSU.
On the PS Blog, Sony's Jeff Rubenstein also confirmed: "There is no collector's edition slated for Killzone 2."
He added: "Guerrilla Games has put all of their effort into creating this masterpiece of a game, so we didn't actively pursue a CE."
Don't let the double serving of disappointment get you down though - you're in for a treat and we'll be telling you all about it in our full review once the embargo shackles come off.