Borderlands 2: PS Vita has a Two Player Co-Op Cap for Multiplayer

     As a Borderlands 2 fan AND a PS Vita fan, I was both worried and excited for the transition to get the game on the Vita.  I was worried about the compression of a massive game onto a small system, so far it's looking good, but with a couple drawbacks.

     The downsides, however, are starting to surface.  Playstation Blog revealed today that the original plan to have 4 player co-op is now limited to just 2:
"We checked in with the SCEA Third Party Production team, who confirmed that while they strived to include four-player co-op in the game, they made a decision late in their development cycle to focus on providing the best two-player-only co-op experience possible. As a result, the maximum co-operative player count for Borderlands 2 on PS Vita is capped at two."
     In addition to that I noticed that the listed items in the Vita Pack is missing a couple things:
"The gang’s all here, by the way, including DLC characters Gaige the Mechromancer and Krieg the Psycho. In addition to all six vault hunters, Borderlands 2 on Vita includes the campaign packs Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty and Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage; the Vault Hunter Upgrade pack, and the Collector’s Edition Pack!"
     So it would imply neither Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt nor Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon's Keep are included.  Does this mean that some of the things from those DLCs will be unavailable while playing on the Vita via the cross-save feature?

     There is still a wealth of material in the Vita version, but it'll be missing all the Headhunter Packs and the best of the DLC packs.  After a year and a half of being available on all other systems, will this version be worth having?  I'll give it a try since it's being packed with the Slim Vita, otherwise I'd be skipping it because it's arrived a year too late.

     Source [ Playstation Blog ]

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