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People don't play Singleplayer?!?

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So I had powered down on Multiplayer last week, and gotten all the trophies for it, before returning to the single player to platinum the game. Well about 2 days ago I plat'd it. Took a 2 day break from the game and came back to enjoy the fun mutliplayer. Every so often when I see a high level, I check his/her profile just to check and see if they have the platinum, out of curiosity. Not only did anyone I check today all from levels 18-51 not have the platinum, but only one had beat the game on normal, and this was about 7 players I had checked. Not only had only 1 of those 7 players beat the game, the others didn't have ANY single player trophies. There are 2 easy to obtain ones, that I got on my first 3 hours. So they should have at least 1 now if they've even played a decent amount of single player.

 

Does anyone find it strange or is there anyone here who has done the same? I was really surprised.

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Jun 27, 2013
Wow. I'm on my second hard play through now. I tried mp for the first time last night. Got my **bleep** kicked and went right back to the campaign. I'll try out more mp after a few more play throughs and getting all the trophies.

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Jun 27, 2013

Surprising because the multiplayer doesn't overshadow the singleplayer, it's actually the other way around. This isn't like COD or Battlefield where jumping right to multiplayer is understandable...


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Jun 27, 2013

Been checking myself as well, and I've noticed the same.

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Jun 27, 2013

There missing out a great game. It's the SP that makes the game. MP is just tacked on. (imo).


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Jun 27, 2013

When I bought TLOU at Friday 12AM, I went straight to the MP and didn't touch the Campaign until a week later.  YUP, a whole week passed before I even touched the Campaign.

 

The MP had the most mystery surrounding it.  Not much information was shared before it was launched (which is still a head scratcher considering how well balanced and fun it is).  When I went to the campaign, I could only play it in bits because the first hour was so SLOW.  

 

Players on the MP often commented how I had double sometimes triple the number of weeks completed.  That's because while they were putting in 17-20 hours in the campaign, I was putting them in the MP. 

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Jun 27, 2013

Nes_Daze wrote:

Surprising because the multiplayer doesn't overshadow the singleplayer, it's actually the other way around. This isn't like COD or Battlefield where jumping right to multiplayer is understandable...


indeed.


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Renegade_angel95 wrote:

So I had powered down on Multiplayer last week, and gotten all the trophies for it, before returning to the single player to platinum the game. Well about 2 days ago I plat'd it. Took a 2 day break from the game and came back to enjoy the fun mutliplayer. Every so often when I see a high level, I check his/her profile just to check and see if they have the platinum, out of curiosity. Not only did anyone I check today all from levels 18-51 not have the platinum, but only one had beat the game on normal, and this was about 7 players I had checked. Not only had only 1 of those 7 players beat the game, the others didn't have ANY single player trophies. There are 2 easy to obtain ones, that I got on my first 3 hours. So they should have at least 1 now if they've even played a decent amount of single player.

 

Does anyone find it strange or is there anyone here who has done the same? I was really surprised.


less people seem to enjoy single players, it's a shame, because if a game has no good single player, I won't buy it, I always buy games for the single player, the multiplayer is just a bonus...

 

I completed the game on hard, I really liked it, but I never go immediately play it again right after I beat it the first time, I give it some time, try to forget about it, and then play it on survivor, I like it if the game still feels fresh to me, and I forgot about what happens at certain moments, so it's more fun Smiley Happy

 

anyway, I guess there are also a lot of people who are only doing it for the leaderboads, it's really pathetic, I guess if there were no leaderboards (as it should be...), you would not see that much guys who haven't played the single player :/

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Jun 28, 2013

people who buy games like this only for multiplayer annoy me.

COD has ruined everything.


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the_original_se wrote:

people who buy games like this only for multiplayer annoy me.

COD has ruined everything.


while not bringing anything (new) might I add Smiley Tongue

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