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It looks like the definitive version of Portal 2 on console WILL be the PlayStation 3 edition, after Valve's announced a roster of connectivity features between PS3 and PC.

First up, the PlayStation 3 version of Portal 2 will ship with cross platform play, Valve's announced, allowing PS3 users to play with PC and Mac gamers.


Persistent cloud-based storage of save games and cross platform chat with PC and Mac users is also confirmed for PS3.

Even better, Valve has revealed that PS3 users who link their PSN and Steam accounts will be entitled to a FREE download of Portal 2 on the PC, which sounds like a fantastic, co-op encouraging deal to us.

"PS3 gamers will be able to simply drop the Blu-Ray disc in the PS3, link to their Steam account from inside the game, and all their Steam friends (on PC and Mac) will be visible and accessible for chat and game invites," said said Josh Weier, project lead on Portal 2 at Valve.
http://www.computerandvideogames.com....php?id=283895

For those who were doubting the cross platform connectivity.It is now confirmed.
post #2 of 26
that. is. awesome. really looking forward to this game! Looks like I'll have it for two consoles.
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Now if this would become a standard. I always though cross platform multiplayer was a great idea. Good to see someone, Valve, is at least attempting it. And from the sounds of it, sounds like they are doing it.

+rep for Valve
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post #4 of 26
That's awesome. PS3 version it is for me!
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oh well, hopefully there will be a way to make sure I don't get paired with a ps3 user.
    
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post #6 of 26
Might just use keyboard and mouse with ps3 for this haha

make teh pc gamers QQ moar.
post #7 of 26
This is why Valve takes a **** all over Activision.
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Now if they can just implement Move before due date......
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post #9 of 26
nice...buy the ps3 edition and by linking the steam account with the playstation network gets us a free copy of Portal 2 on PC I think I can dig playing this with the wife.
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post #10 of 26
Cool, now we can wipe the floor with them! Or simply wait for them the HTFU and help out in co-op
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