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portal 2 can me and my brother play coop on our pcs with just one copy of the game?

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asked 10 years ago in GeneralGeneral by anonymous  

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You would need 2 different copies and 2 different accounts in order to play coop. If steam would have made it possible to play coop on different computers with only one copy they wouldn't have sold as much.
answered 10 years ago by terran57 Journeyman (673 points)   2 13
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No you need two separate steam accounts to play coop
answered 10 years ago by dark788 Soldier (2,610 points)   7 15 36
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no, you need 2 copies on 2 steam accounts to play since you can't play on LAN
answered 10 years ago by drakaenae King (41,339 points)   5 9 79
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You can't do that with just 1 steam account.
answered 10 years ago by Vybo Rookie (202 points)  
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No. You need 2 copies on 2 steam accounts and in 2 different computers.
answered 10 years ago by xboxer King (32,462 points)   6 11 48
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I am sorry, it does not work. If you want to play together in split screen, you need a console version.
answered 10 years ago by Elrapt Journeyman (691 points)   16
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You can, but it requires circumventing steam.

1. Start Portal 2 on both computers with steam in offline mode

2. Enable the console

3. Type 'sv_lan 1' into the console

4. Have one person host the game

5. Have the other person connect from the console by typeing 'connect <local-ip>'

You may or may not have to have steam in online mode for the person hosting the server. Good Luck!
answered 10 years ago by BobDorian Hero (3,769 points)   2 7 34
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Sorry i think you can't but you could take turns or both buy portal 2
answered 10 years ago by djs Soldier (2,570 points)   3 10 39
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no you need seperate accounts and games unless you had 2 controllers and a xbox or ps3
answered 10 years ago by NerdyNerdIsNerd Journeyman (725 points)   2

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