PS3 version of Portal 2 to ship with Steam be infinitely superior

first_imgGenerally speaking, when a game comes out on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, I pick up the Xbox 360 version… but man, there’s absolutely nothing to recommend buying Valve Software‘s upcoming physics FPS puzzler Portal 2 on the 360.Check this out. Valve has just announced that when Portal 2 comes to the PS3, it will ship with Steam, and allow Portal 2 players to game cross-platform chat and multiplayer with PC and Mac gamers. Not only that, but thanks to Steam’s cloud-based save storage, your save game will be synced across the PC, Mac and PS3: start up a game of Portal 2 on your PC and you can effortlessly continue it on your PS3. I know what you’re thinking: what’s the chance of owning more than one version of Portal 2. Excellent, as it turns out, especially if you buy Portal 2 on the PS3, because PS3 Portal 2 will be a Steam Play title, allowing anyone who owns it to download and play the Mac and PC versions of the same title.You know, I love my Xbox 360, and Xbox Live in general, but the ways in which Portal 2 are going to excel on the PS3 platform really stress the weaknesses of Microsoft’s extremely closed and tight-fisted approach to their online multiplayer serviceRead more at Destructoidlast_img read more