The Surge Gets Fictional Split-Screen Mode on Netflix Show

From IGN - January 2, 2018
By Alex Gilyadov

New Netflix show Dark features sci-fi action-RPG The Surge being played in a split-screen mode - a mode that does not (and likely never will) exist.

The German series includes a scene where two people are playing viasplit-screen co-op.A representative for developer Deck13 explained on Reddit the series' producers contacted Deck13 months before production started about possibly including the mode on the show for story purposes.

The producers were looking to include a game in the scene and went with The Surge principally because both the game and Dark were developed in Germany. "We agreed and allowed them to even fake a splitscreen if it fitted better for their idea," the representative said. "Some kind of creative rework one could say."


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