No local co-op for Battlefield 3

Co-op play is online only

Old-school co-op is a no-go for Battlefield 3. DICE general manager Karl Troedsson confirmed the game’s co-op multiplayer, which debuted Monday, is online only.

“No, it has to be online to do it,” said Troedsson to GamingLives when asked if players could play co-op games locally.

Co-op in Battlefield 3 features six maps, each varying between 15-45 minutes in length, depending on which map you play, the difficulty, etc. Each co-op map features random elements, meaning you may come across new enemies and other events on a second playthrough.

Battlefield 3 launches for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC in October.

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