Uncharted 3 multiplayer goes free-to-play

Sameer Desai
Uncharted 3 multiplayer goes free-to-play

You can now play the multiplayer component of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception for free even if you don't own the game.

Following in the footsteps of Killzone 3, Sony has now released Uncharted 3's multiplayer as a standalone free download on PSN.

The free-to-play model takes away a huge barrier that exists for many players. With this model, people can check out the game without having to pay a dime, and in fact play it in perpetuity without ever paying a cent,” game director Justin Richmond said on the PlayStation Blog.

In this freemium era, however, ‘free-to-play' doesn't mean that it's all free. While you can play the competitive multiplayer modes in the Uncharted 3 for free, the sublime online co-op missions will be paid content.

Richmond has, however, assured that those who download the free-to-play version won't receive a diluted experience. The free-to-play version puts players in the same matchmaking as the full retail game. This means that players are getting the full Uncharted experience, not some watered down version,” he said.

Here's the new Uncharted 3 free-to-play trailer:

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