Is Starfield single-player?

Jessica Filby
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Starfield is a massive RPG that has brought lots of hype, and is one of 2023’s biggest releases. But is it a single-player game? Here’s what we can tell you.

2023 has seen many exciting titles grace our PCs and consoles from Diablo 4 to Final Fantasy to the fan favorite, Tears of the Kingdom, but now, most eyes are on the upcoming Bethesda game set in the dangerous depths of space, Starfield.

Many players are already playing the game across different platforms, seeing whether they can play it on their PC, and so much more. However, is Starfield a single-player game, or can you play with friends?

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Will Starfield be a single-player game?

You’ll have to explore alone in Starfield.

Yes, Starfield is an entirely single-player experience, with no plans to make the game multiplayer.

This allows you to explore your own preferences and playstyle as well as letting you enjoy the storyline, without having to worry about meeting any other players, although it does mean you can’t play with your friends.

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Such a design follows most of Bethesda’s creations, with the likes of The Elder Scrolls series, Fallout, and more being solely single-player experiences.

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So, there you have it, that’s everything you need to know about whether Starfield is a single-player game. Take a look at some of our other handy Starfield guides and content

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