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It's a sad fact that the popularity of consoles today means that PC games are rarely developed to the hardware's full potential.
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Developer Gearbox has posted a "love letter" to PC users detailing the options available, including a field-of-view slider, native multiplayer matchmaking, high resolution support, a PC-specific UI with "100 percent mouse-usable menus," cloud saves, offline LAN support, and more. You can even use a control pad if that's the way you roll.
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Gearbox has a long history of PC development, but the original Borderlands disappointed many by coming out on PC with third-party networking and an interface taken straight from the console version — it's good to know that the developer is treating the platform properly with the sequel.

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Offline LAN? WOOOOOO! biggrin.gif
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OFFLINE LAN??? Wow.
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Offline LAN? Shut up and take my money!
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Multiplatform still means it will still feel like a console game. I'm not going to give them high-fives for basic compatibility features for the PC platform.
Devs can add a few tweaks here and there, but it still the same as the console version.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 3/19/12 at 2:11am
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I literally am starting to cry.... biggrin.gif
     
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Clearly none of you looked far enough into Offline LAN for Vanilla Borderlands wink.gif

I was offline LANing it with my housemates a few months ago!
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That's the thing... these all should be standard. But in this day and age of $$$ greedy console development, the little things are exciting to see frown.gif
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"multiplayer matchmaking"


Done...and done. I'll see ya when you learn to do it right.
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