Gamers who buy the PS3 version of Portal 2 will also be able to install and play the game on their PC, it has been confirmed.
The PS3 edition of title will feature a Steam Play copy of the game for use on PC or Mac, but gamers must link their Steam and PSN accounts in order to do this.
The title will feature cross-platform functionality, allowing PS3 and PC gamers to take part in multiplayer modes, chart online and upload their PS3 saved games to a cloud-based storage system.
“We made a promise to gamers at E3 that Portal 2 for PS3 would be the best console version of the product,” said Valve president and co-founder Gabe Newell.
“Working with Sony we have identified a set of features we believe are very compelling to gamers. We hope to expand upon the foundation being laid in Portal 2 with more Steam features and functionality in DLC and future content releases.”
Portal 2 project lead Josh Weier added: “PS3 gamers will be able to simply drop the Blu-ray disc into the PS3 and link to their Steam account from inside the game. All their Steam friends on PC and Mac will be visible and accessible for chat and game invites.”
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