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Will Borderlands 3 have split-screen co-op?

Will Borderlands 3 have split-screen co-op?

Best answer: Yes. Borderlands 3 will support local split-screen co-op so that you can game with your friends together in the same room.Vast alien treasures: Borderlands 3 (opens in new tab) ($60 at Amazon)

Why wouldn't Borderlands 3 have split-screen?

More and more games tend to forego split-screen co-op in favor of utilizing the necessary power that would have been needed in other categories. Halo 5: Guardians notably got rid of split-screen so that 343 Industries could focus on boosting its frame rate and resolution. Split-screen gameplay requires a lot of processing power nowadays with how the technology behind games has progressed and this makes it increasingly harder to support.

How many players does local co-op support?

If you were hoping for 4-player local co-op, you'll be disappointed. Gearbox has confirmed that Borderlands 3 will only feature up to 2-player split-screen co-op. Those wanting to play with a larger group of friends will need to play online.

Will all platforms feature split-screen co-op?

Only users on console (Xbox One and PS4) will be able to take advantage of 2-player split-screen co-op natively. PC does not appear to support local split-screen. This is in line with previous games in the series as Borderlands on PC historically didn't support split-screen, while its console counterparts have.

Can I still play online co-op with my friends?

Yes. You'll still be able to play cooperatively online with your friends. This will be limited to four players like in the past.

Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life, and is very happy Xbox is growing a stronger first-party portfolio. You can find her obsessing over Star Wars and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.