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Wolfenstein: The New Order will not feature multiplayer

MachineGames creative director wants Wolfenstein legacy untainted

Wolfenstein: The New Order will not feature multiplayer, according to MachineGames creative director Jens Matthies.

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Speaking to Gamespot, Matthies said the decision to skip multiplayer was part of the studio's efforts not to taint the legacy of the Wolfenstein series.

"It's such a huge part of video game legacy," he said. "If there's a video game museum, Wolfenstein is in the first room. It's the start of the wave that shaped the world of gaming."

Wolfenstein: The New Order was announced earlier this week for most consoles, including PS3, Xbox 360, PC and "next-gen consoles". It's developed by MachineGames, a studio comprised of former key employees of Starbreeze.

The first set of official screenshots were released yesterday.

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