Rockstar’s released the first of two videos in which it details the core features of Max Payne 3 multiplayer.
Focusing on the integration of Max Payne’s signature gameplay elements. We see more on features such as Bullet Time, and bringing players into Max’s twisted universe through unique modes of Gang Wars and Payne Killer.
“Max Payne 3 introduces Max Payne’s signature special ability, Bullet Time to multiplayer for the first time,” says the PR. “Based on line of sight, this fundamental gameplay mechanic brings a new level of strategy to online play, keeping the action fast-paced while allowing for intense, cinematic gun battles.”
Other areas of multiplayer include Gang Wars which provide branching storylines and dynamically changing objectives based on the outcome of each round.
Finally, another new mode, Payne Killer gives players a chance to play as Max Payne and his partner, Raul Passos in a blend of co-operative and competitive play. Here the outnumbered, Max and Passos have to fight off other players and using signature weapons, Bullet Time and painkillers to stay alive.
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