Sons of the Forest co-op: How many players does multiplayer support?

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If you are wondering how many players can play Sons of the Forest in co-op mode or how to play the game with your friends, our guide has everything you need to know.

Sons of the Forest is the sequel to the popular survival game The Forest. After a severe plane crash in the first game, you get to survive on a not-so-deserted forested peninsula and uncover all its secrets. The sequel carries on from the cliffhanger that players were left on, embarking on a journey filled with new challenges and experiences.

If you’ve played the prequel, you may know that you can play the game with friends in co-op mode. This can be an extremely fun experience, often aiding in your survival, or making it much harder. With that said, is Sons of the Forest co-op also playable in co-op, and how many people can join you? We’ve got all the answers right here.

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The graphics in the game look much more realistic than in its prequel.

How to play Sons of the Forest in co-op mode?

Yes, you can play Sons of the Forest in co-op mode, meaning you’ll be able to call on friends to help you survive the deadly forest in front of you.

However, you’ll only be able to team up via online co-op as the game doesn’t support local co-op.

How many can play co-op in the Sons of the Forest?

With co-op being such a major part of Sons of the Forest, it does leave many wondering how many people they can invite. Luckily, similarly to the first Forest game, you’ll be able to play with up to eight people on one game, introducing a rather large party of players all trying to survive.

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How to play Sons of the Forest in co-op mode?

The steps to play the game in co-op (multiplayer) mode should be similar to its prequel. You’ll need to fire up the game, create a lobby, and invite each of your friends individually from the friend list.

At the time of writing, the game is yet to be released. We will make sure to update the section as soon as we have the right info. So, be sure to bookmark this page to not miss out on our future updates.

Sons of the Forest releases worldwide on February 23, 2023, for Windows PC via Steam.

So, there you have it — that’s everything about the multiplayer or co-op mode of Sons of the Forest. Be sure to check our gaming page to keep yourself updated with all the latest news and updates.

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