When The Quarry launched last month, it included a couch co-op mode for up to eight people. Supermassive Games has implemented some form of co-op in many of its horror titles, ranging from The Dark Pictures to The Quarry. However, a missing feature was the ability to play the mode online, which was delayed due to the servers getting moved out of Ukraine. Supermassive promised a patch, and yesterday it made good on the pledge. The latest patch for The Quarry adds a new online multiplayer mode, plus some ’80s-themed outfits for the cast.
So yes, The Quarry now has online multiplayer co-op — but not in the form you may expect. Fans of The Dark Pictures Anthology likely imagine some form of co-op, where two players control one character each while making their own decisions. The mode has proven to be a fun and often deadly addition, as you or your buddy could mess up and change which characters live or die. However, the multiplayer is more of a party mode.
The new multiplayer mode coming in The Quarry patch is called Wolf Pack. When played, the host is able to invite up to seven others to experience the campaign at once. Each person can vote on decisions presented by the game, for good or ill. A good choice leads to characters surviving for a bit longer. But a bad choice may lead to their demise, as is the way with other games from the studio.
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The online multiplayer mode isn’t all the patch is bringing to The Quarry. It also adds “’80s Throwback Character Outfits'” for those who own the Deluxe Edition of the game. The outfit pack is also available as DLC you can purchase (for $14.99 USD), which will upgrade your game to Deluxe. In terms of other changes, the patch fixes a couple achievements, makes adjustments to the Death Rewind feature, and addresses some bugs. The patch also renames “Streamer Mode” to “Alternate Music,” so use the latter if you plan on streaming the game and want to avoid possible DMCA strikes.
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