Ever wanted to use your friends as pawns to help you solve puzzles? Well now you can! Super class added co-op, allowing the four of you to join the world-bending puzzle game. The update dropped on Friday, and it doesn’t look like even your friends are safe from a gameplay imperative perspective. They will appear in the world as small pieces, and from the looks of things, you can pick them up to use as puzzle-solving items.
In this gif from the developer Pillow Castle’s announcement post, a player picks up their friend and lifts them high on a platform. It also seems like that friend is getting bigger when they’re gone, which I feel will somehow make the game more confusing than it used to be.
However, if you don’t like playing with your friends, you can also play with them now. Superliminal has been added a battle royale style mode Last month, 12 people faced off against each other in a series of “crazy” obstacles. The developers hinted that that mode would only be available during the holiday season, but they added a bunch of new power-ups and puzzle rooms to it along with a co-op update. So watch this space, I suppose.
In her Top rated, Sin found the story a bit lackluster, but was otherwise impressed by the game’s visuals: “It’s an achievement, and it’s certainly better and more unique than most games in the series. physical branching-gimmick, but I respect it a lot more than I like.”
Maybe the story is less important when you have friends around. You can find Superliminal on GOG or Epic game store for 50% off their holiday sale, or On steam for the full price of £16/€17/$20 (notably Steam’s winter sale kicks off on Wednesday). It’s also available on Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbone.