Deep Silver’s Dead Island will feature co-operative mode in a tidy way – players will have the ability to drop in and out of co-op at any time. So it won’t be in two different modes. Co-op seems to be the way to play and bonuses will even be rewarded to players for working together.
From the press release:
Only teamwork can get the four different protagonists of Dead Island through the seemingly insurmountable odds and dangers that await them on the zombie infested tropical island of Banoi. Their different skill sets complement each other and give them the ability to oppose the hordes of zombies that await them around every corner of the former holiday paradise.
Dead Island offers a seamless co-op experience for up to four players with easy drop-in/drop-out mechanics throughout the whole game.
When playing with friends its all about fighting together and watching each others’ back or…
If you missed the co-op trailer, check it out here. Deep Silver has reportedly also announced that Dead Island has gone gold and is now in production.