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Resistance 3: 16 Players Multiplayer Cap – Are you Disappointed?

We have some pretty disappointing news for Resistance fans now, as Insomniac Games has just confirmed that Resistance 3 will only support up to 16 players in online multiplayer, and not the huge multiplayer numbers which made Resistance 2 very popular.

According to Joystiq, the reason for this is that Insomniac want to make the game more ‘personal’, but at the same time they were keen to stress that that move wasn’t due to any technical restrictions – how could it if Resistance 2 managed a mammoth 60 players?

Instead though, players will be limited to 8 on 8 battles, taking place between the human and chimera races, who will once again be the primary foes that you’ll have to take down.

We’ve just seen a fresh gameplay video of Resistance 3 straight from GDC 2011, and although the gameplay looks pretty stunning, we’re not sure if the game is going to do enough to separate it from every other FPS that is coming out this year. 60 Man multiplayer was the best thing about Resistance 2, and it’s quite a big blow to hear that they’ve reduced this to just 16.

Do you agree with is on this one, or do you think they can make 16 man multiplayer just as good? Check out a hot new video from GDC 2011 below and let us know what you think about the multiplayer cap.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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