Originally Posted by Mirko
Well, I think the game will not really differentiate between those. If I understood the concept of the Inventory right, this is a place where video game characters go, when they are off-duty (i.e. when nobody plays their games, or when no new game is in the works). So when they are in the games, it is more like them being actors in the theatre or movies or tv shows and it's one "actor" playing two or three different versions of himself (what exactly is the difference between Max Prime and Pre-Split Max?) and not one "actor" for every version.
Another thing: I don't really think they will bring up any story-spoilers, so this will probably not even be mentioned in any way.
Heavy has nothing to spoil really.