I do know there have been plenty of makes an attempt at releasing multiplayer mods for Skyrim through the years, however none of these have been as bold because the co-op mod Skyrim Collectively Reborn, which goals to get between 2-8 gamers working round in the identical recreation, finishing the identical quests and combating the identical monsters.
The mod, which has been years within the making, was launched final week. And whereas it’s not with out its teething issues—you possibly can learn a few of these right here—for essentially the most half it really works, permitting gamers to leap into the identical world and have all their actions and progress sync up.
To see what that is like in motion, right here’s a video the event workforce launched earlier within the yr, exhibiting 5 gamers finishing a number of story missions:
If you wish to strive it out your self, the workforce have additionally uploaded this helpful video which exhibits you methods to set up the mod, adopted by methods to truly get it working (it’s quite a bit simpler than I’d have thought, particularly the latter, since all it’s essential to do is wait til the intro is over then hit a “join” button to hitch a server):
At time of posting, the builders say that ideally you wish to be making an attempt this out with 2-8 gamers. However there’s scope for far more than that. Right here’s one other video from earlier within the yr, exhibiting a stress check the place over 25 gamers have been on the identical map on the similar time (the devs have since stated you will get 30+ in case you’re actually pushing it):
For those who’d like to put in the mod, you’ll want the newest variations of both the Particular Version or Anniversary Version, then head right here for the obtain.