Returnal is getting cooperative multiplayer and a new survival mode (dubbed “The Tower of Sisyphus”) in its upcoming 3.0 “Ascension” update, developer Housemarque introduced at Sony’s newest State of Play livestream.
The update marks the primary important addition of recent content material to the difficult sci-fi roguelike. A previous 2.0 update from final yr centered as an alternative of including main high quality of life additions, just like the much-requested capacity to droop a run with out shedding your progress and a photograph mode.
Co-op mode is on-line solely, with no split-screen possibility accessible, which implies that you’ll want web and a PlayStation Plus subscription to staff up with a good friend to attempt and survive the murderous mysteries of Atropos. Players additionally gained’t be capable to play cooperatively in the brand new Tower of Sisyphus space, the sport’s first-person “House” sequences, and in problem mode.
The Tower of Sisyphus, in the meantime, will supply gamers a sequence of 20 flooring of more and more difficultly that they’ll be capable to battle their approach by means of — presumably, with some new mysteries to uncover alongside the best way.