343i: The problem with split-screen co-op is ‘nontrivial’

Dev responds to #BringHalo5SplitScreenBack

Halo 5: Guardians’ franchise development director has hit back against criticism that the newest instalment of the shooter will not feature split-screen co-op play.

Replying to a fan hastagging “” on Twitter, Frank O’Connor said that if split-screen was possible, they would’ve done it, but it was “nontrivial”.

Have you made your peace with the absence of couch co-op? Is this a huge factor for you, or could you not care one way or the other?

Find out why we thought that “everything about Halo 5 is ambitious […] even if it means players will have to make some small adjustments” right here in our gamescom preview.

Vikki Blake