Uncharted 3 Getting LAN Mode

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by Livin in a box, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. Livin in a box

    Livin in a box Livin' in a cardboard box

    Jul 18, 2008
    Justin Richmond, Director of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 3, has revealed an interesting side effect of the PSN Hack. The development team needed to continue to work on the game during the PSN outage so created a LAN mode for multi-player.

    “As a developer, one of the things is, you want to keep playing the game,” said Justin, “And so, actually, one of the positive outshoots from [the PSN hack] was that we got LAN. So our programmers sat down and said, ‘OK, how can we continue to work?’ And so they hooked up the LAN gameplay mode and now we’re shipping with that. So lemons to lemonade.”

    Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception will join a very small number of PS3 games with a LAN mode – will you use it?[/p]


    TL;DR During the PSN downtime Naughty Dog decided to work on a LAN mode because they seemingly didn't have anything else to do during that time.

    Not an option that I have used myself but definitely useful for parties and other events when there's multiple PS3's involved!
  2. Technik

    Technik GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 2, 2009
    United States
    Old information.
  3. Ryupower

    Ryupower Brood

    Oct 8, 2007
    United States
    LAN mode is nice(more game need it)

    if the PSN is Down, you can still use multilayer(of some kind)
    Xlink kai, should work with it as well
  4. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

    Sep 12, 2009
    United States
    Good idea on Naughty Dog's part. The at lease someone learned something from the PSN downtime.
  5. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

    Nov 27, 2006
    no i wouldn't use it, red dead redemtion had a lan mode and i havent tried it.
  6. Kwartel

    Kwartel The fairest in all the land

    Apr 11, 2009
    If more games get it, they will find a way to make custom servers by connecting your PS3 with your PC~ ^^ .. hopefully.
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