It could be that they're just keeping pets in mind, since all of the classes have at least one pet skill, even if it's only temporary (Call of the Ancients).
11/17/2011 12:21 PMPosted by JpsAllies being players in game. Everyone has a follower, and you are all allies.
11/17/2011 12:12 PMPosted by JavriusWhat we've heard up to this point is that followers can only be used when you're alone, and the moment another player joins the game, your follower goes away.
11/17/2011 12:41 PMPosted by dslyecixAllies being players in game. Everyone has a follower, and you are all allies.<br /><br />What we've heard up to this point is that followers can only be used when you're alone, and the moment another player joins the game, your follower goes away.
11/17/2011 12:45 PMPosted by VermithraxYea, currently in the beta the moment another person joins the game your follower runs off back to town. They are currently single player only.<br />
Nope, once any other player joins the follower runs off.11/17/2011 01:05 PMPosted by HaxI was under the impression that your followers only disappeared once the third person joined the game. In other words, 2 players + 2 followers = 4 "players" and once a 3rd player joins, followers go bye bye.
They're there to make the single-player, normal difficulty experience feel more cooperative and to aid in enhancing the story. These factors lose some importance in multiplayer and in the higher difficulty settings of the game, and as such, the followers won't be as relevant there.
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