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why the Spec Ops: The Line gog version doesn't include multiplayer gaming while steam version does include multiplayer?

Are they different games?
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theFlyingKnight: why the Spec Ops: The Line gog version doesn't include multiplayer gaming while steam version does include multiplayer?

Are they different games?
Multiplayer was probably implemented through steamworks, the steam multiplayer api provided to developers. Gog does offer their own version, but seeing as how this game is valued mainly for its story, the probably just chucked it. For reference, thought it might not mean much, I owned the steam version and had the opportunity to play its multiplayer. Trust me, you aren't missing out.
Although I haven't played the Multiplayer for myself (Definitely gave the Single-Player on my Steam copy a good amount of time), it wasn't hard to see from Lucas Raycevick's 'Spec Ops: The Line... 5 Years Later" (One of the few times it's Multiplayer is even mentioned, let-alone explored) that it was terribly put-together & largely a complete after-thought (As far as I hear, Yager didn't even want one, but it was one of 2K Games' boxes to tick, thus was outsourced to Darkside Game Studios). While I do hear the post-launch 2-player co-op fared much better, there was not a lot of it to offer. It's likely why nobody deemed it worth getting it to work without Steamworks.

Speaking personally, I can safely say that the Single Player is what makes the price of admission worth it, and the Multiplayer safe to neglect.
Post edited May 14, 2019 by Bizargh
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theFlyingKnight: why the Spec Ops: The Line gog version doesn't include multiplayer gaming while steam version does include multiplayer?

Are they different games?
What? What? Steam version really have working multiplayer? I even don't know that. I thought that multiplayer was turned off long time ago!
It doesn't have LAN?