- Double 11 Design Manager Gareth Wright
shared a video today detailing how multiplayer works in Frozen Synapse Prime on PS Vita below.
To quote: Hey Folks, We're getting very close to the release of [Register or Login to view links]
, and I wanted to go over what is really the biggest aspect of the game - the online multiplayer.
Online multiplayer in Prime is both synchronous and asynchronous, as the game is hosted off Double Eleven's set of dedicated Amazon cloud servers.
In other words, two players can either play against each other at the same time when they both have a PS Vita in hand, or they can play it like chess by post, where turns can be taken minutes to days at a time. So you could quick-match against an online opponent now, or take a weekly turn against your friend if you're not able to meet at the same time to play.
The asynchronous multiplayer aspect allows you to have several games on the go at once, against friends and opponents around the world. The game alerts you when a turn has been made in one of your matches, and players can track and manage their matches via their...