Infernax is getting couch co-op in a new update


Publisher The Arcade Crew and developer Berzerk Studio announced a new content update for Infernax.

The new “Deux or Die” update is coming sometime this spring and it adds a number of new things like couch co-op multiplayer and a new playable character with two new movesets.

Here’s a rundown on the update, plus a new trailer:

The upcoming update allows Infernax’s gory quest to be tackled in simultaneous two-player action (or in a hot-swappable single player mode if you prefer to battle on your own), rebalancing the entire game for dual-hero fights. It also introduces a new character into the fray: Cervul the Squire, a well-rounded lad who sports deadly talents in both throwing axe and tool-assisted combat. Cervul the Squire’s abilities to perform various attacks and buffs grant advantages to either or both players, and he has a heart of gold – unless you decide to follow the evil mortality path that is, in which case players will unlock an entirely different side of his skills. Playing the evil path will bring about an emphasized focus on dealing damage with distinct tools and a more … explosive playstyle.

Infernax’s spring content will also incorporate co-op play in its fan-favorite gun mode, perfect for players keen on wielding maximum firepower against the game’s monstrous beasts. This Contra-style homage is unlocked through the classic “Konami” code – and with the addition of a second sharpshooter, will now feature a redesigned starting screen that old-school players will find instantly recognizable.

The upcoming update will follow 2022’s debut of The Stranger, Infernax’s previous free content update which added a playable character inspired by classic horror pop culture. The Stranger wields a distinct arsenal of their own, turning beasts into a bloody gore with a devastating shotgun and an arsenal of blunt objects – all while donning a retro hockey mask, of course.

Infernax has been available for Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4. In case you missed it, you can find our thorough review on the game here!

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