Shadowrun Online adds two-player co-op and you can now be a woman

by: Randy -

You want to die a lot in Shadowrun Online? Try running all your missions solo. This isometric-view MMO is on Steam Early Access right now, and it's just added two-player co-op missions alongside its original solo and player-vs-player missions.

We've also received a new batch of crispy-looking screenshots, showing off a range of both clean-lined and sketchy environments. The latest update also beefs up character customization options, adding new choices for race (Ork and Human were the first two available), gender, clothing and weaponry, while the user interface adds portraits of the characters you're running, for easier switching. A fuller list of added features can be found on Shadowrun Online's website.

Read Russell's preview for a taste of how it plays.

              

Shadowrun Online Releases Co-op and Character Customization

Vienna, August 7, 2014 ?? Even the best shadowrunners need backup once in a while, lest their organs wind up for sale at the body bank. The newest update for Shadowrun Online, currently on Steam Early Access for PC and Mac, introduces two-player cooperative gameplay and new character customization features.

See the full list of updates and new features at:
http://www.shadowrun.com/shadowrun-online/

Shadowrun Online introduces two-player cooperative gameplay alongside the current lineup of solo and PvP missions. In the new co-op mode, players can enlist the aid of a friend to strategize and coordinate the perfect assault to tackle random missions together.

Expansive character customization has always been a hallmark of the Shadowrun universe, and the latest update brings new options for race, gender, clothing, and of course, weaponry. Combined with Shadowrun Online's class-free progression, players will have the freedom to create characters that are truly their own.

Based on the best-selling tabletop RPG, Shadowrun Online combines turn-based strategy with the persistent world of an MMO, and crosses the boundaries between the digital and pen-and-paper realms. Through their cumulative choices in an evolving campaign, players of Shadowrun Online will help shape the future of the Shadowrun universe.

From Cliffhanger Productions, creators of the tactical MOBA for desktop and mobile, ÆRENA: Clash of Champions, Shadowrun Online is currently available for PC and Mac on Steam Early Access and features solo, PvP, and cooperative gameplay, including cross-platform multiplayer.
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