If you've gotten used to the four-player campaign co-op in Call of Duty: World at War, try to get over it if you're also planning to get Modern Warfare 2. The latter not only won't support four-player co-op, it won't even have a campaign co-op mode at all. Instead it'll have a two-player Special Ops mode.
We don t do co-op in our story because we re crafting a very specific experience and we don t want to ruin that by cramming co-op into it," said Infinity Ward's Robert "fourzerotwo" Bowling to VideoGamer. " We take the moments that work really well with co-op, we bring them out and we put them in Special Ops.
Sometimes moments get toned down because they don t fit with the pacing of the experience you re trying to deliver. There (in Special Ops) it s all about fun. It s about playing over and over again, getting a better time you ll have a time at the end of it it s about challenging a friend going in on co-op and trying to beat it on veteran.
Bowling also explained the decision to go with two players: "Two player seemed to be the magic number for co-op. That s when it stayed really fun and intense without becoming a clusterf k of things. We just found that two-players was the most fun.
Modern Warfare 2 will be out November 10 on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.
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