The Just Cause 2 Multiplayer mod we’ve previously covered has recently managed to amass 1300 simultaneous players.

The mod is a beta at the moment, albeit a very popular beta with 10,000 forum users currently registered.

If we were to take an educated guess as to why the mod’s been so popular then we’d probably hazard that it’s due to the absolute madness players would expect (and are indeed experiencing) playing the already over-the-top game in multiplayer. The size of Just Cause 2’s map (huge) lends itself well to becoming massively multiplayer and its range of vehicles helps provide some rather manic entertainment.

The Just Cause 2 multiplayer beta only opens up from time to time, so keep an eye on the official site and Twitter feed if you’re dead set on getting a chance to have a go.

If you’re at all skeptical about this being the most fun you’ve had since you discovered cap guns as a kid then just watch the trailer we’ve embedded below.