Originally Posted by marajango
I believe the reason for them sticking to 4 characters is that their engine probably can't handle more than 4 players at once in co-op.
And dont forget that there is split screen multiplayer planned ...
There isnt many games that would divide screen to more than 4 segments.

But, +1 agreed with OP, it would be nice.

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“If you ain’t cheating you ain’t trying. And if you got caught you didn’t try hard enough!”