FromSoftware’s upcoming game, Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon, is set to offer a unique multiplayer experience.
The game will support up to six players in multiplayer mode, with an additional three spectators. However, unlike many of FromSoftware’s previous titles, Armored Core 6 will not feature a co-op mode, focusing solely on competitive gameplay.
The Multiplayer Mode
Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is expected to offer 3v3 multiplayer matches, as suggested by the game’s box art. While official details about the multiplayer mode have not been released, the box art indicates that the game will support up to six players with an additional three spectators.
This suggests a competitive focus, with players battling it out in teams of three.
The Absence of Co-op
Interestingly, Armored Core 6 will not feature a co-op mode, a departure from many of FromSoftware’s previous titles. The studio is known for incorporating co-op elements into its games, but it appears that Armored Core 6 will focus solely on competitive multiplayer.
This decision may disappoint fans hoping for cooperative gameplay, but it also signals a new direction for the Armored Core series.
A Risky Move?
Armored Core 6 represents a significant departure from FromSoftware’s recent output, which has primarily consisted of Soulslike games. The absence of a co-op mode and the focus on competitive multiplayer are significant changes for the studio.
However, FromSoftware has a proven track record of delivering high-quality games, and fans are eagerly awaiting to see if Armored Core 6 lives up to their expectations.