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Bloodlines - multiplayer mode debunked!
Development Info - posted by Whipporowill on Mon 11 October 2004, 23:55:26Tags: Troika Games; Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
As rumour goes, the latest PC Gamer (US) has a newsbit on Troika's Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines having canned the Vampire vs Hunter multiplayer mode that was planned for release. Activision's Shane Defreest spoke up at the Bloodlines Inn to acknowledge this:
I can now confirm this to be true. Bloodlines is a single player only game.He also went on to post the minimum specs for the game:
As promised here at long last are the system Specs for Bloodlines.
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
3D hardware accelerator card required - 100% DirectXÂ® 9.0c-compatible 64MB video card and drivers
1.2 GHz Athlon(tm) or 1.2 GHz PentiumÂ® III processor or higher
384MB of RAM (512MB of RAM recommended)
MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® 98/ME/2000/XP
Quad-Speed CD-ROM drive (600 K/sec sustained transfer rate) and drivers
3.3 GB of uncompressed hard disk space for game files and saved games (plus 1.4 GB for WindowsÂ® swap file)
100% DirectXÂ® 9.0-compatible 16-bit sound card and drivers
100% WindowsÂ® 98/ME/2000/XP-compatible mouse, keyboard, and drivers
DirectXÂ® 9.0c (Included)
Supported Chipsets for 98/ME/2000/XP
All ATIÂ® RadeonÂ® Chipsets
All NVIDIAÂ® GeForce(tm) Chipsets
MatroxÂ® Parhelia(tm) Chipset
Anyone bothered by multiplayer being cut? I'm rather pleased that publishers are brave enough to realise that any multiplayer isn't necessarily better than really bad multiplayer. For those that do care however, I think it's pretty safe to say there wil be plenty of modders up to taking on the job.