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Mind-bending puzzler Superliminal is getting a multiplayer mode

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Superliminal is a pretty great puzzle game all about using the ambiguity of depth and perspective and to celebrate a year since the Steam release it's getting multiplayer.

In the main single-player game, you interact with various objects in the world based on your position and how you're looking at them. It enables you to grab these items, make them big or small and use them to overcome some pretty fun puzzles. The new mode is an "experimental" Battle Royale that will be "available through the holiday season" (whatever that means).

Featuring a mode with up to 12 players against each other, it's putting an even stranger spin on an already pretty wild idea. You get given a series of randomly generated rooms full of surreal obstacles in a race to the end, under the watchful eye of the Standard Orientation Protocol. Check out the trailer:

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The update lands November 5 on Steam. It's also getting a discount from November 5th until November 12th where it will be 50% off.

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Bogomips Oct 27, 2021
I hope a group of friends will be able to play "together" even for a battle royale.
Cyril Oct 27, 2021
So we won't get it in the GOG version, right?
Philadelphus Oct 28, 2021
This looks fun. Well, ok, it's hard to make much of a judgement from the trailer, but I like Superliminal and multiplayer sounds fun in theory. Something like Portal 2's co-op campaign could be amazing.
UltraAltesBrot Oct 28, 2021
Quoting: CyrilSo we won't get it in the GOG version, right?
Isn't multiplayer on GOG a no anyway?
Cyril Oct 28, 2021
Quoting: UltraAltesBrot
Quoting: CyrilSo we won't get it in the GOG version, right?
Isn't multiplayer on GOG a no anyway?

Not necessarily...
Liam Dawe Oct 28, 2021
Quoting: UltraAltesBrotIsn't multiplayer on GOG a no anyway?
Depends how it's done. If developers use actual cross-platform tech, it's no problem. If they decided to hook into Galaxy, it's a no-go for Linux native since GOG still haven't bothered to support it for us.
Bogomips Nov 8, 2021
Any news about the mode?
No new menu item for me since the update…
Eike Nov 9, 2021
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Quoting: BogomipsAny news about the mode?
No new menu item for me since the update…

There was a Steam news from the game that it's up and running.
Bogomips Nov 9, 2021
Quoting: Eike
Quoting: BogomipsAny news about the mode?
No new menu item for me since the update…

There was a Steam news from the game that it's up and running.

I asked because in my case (i.e. Superliminal 1.10.2021.5.10.883) there is no Multiplayer item in the menu so maybe Linux users were not part of the mode or is it just me?


Last edited by Bogomips on 9 November 2021 at 10:24 am UTC
Eike Nov 9, 2021
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Quoting: BogomipsI asked because in my case (i.e. Superliminal 1.10.2021.5.10.883) there is no Multiplayer item in the menu so maybe Linux users where not part of the mode or is it just me?

I only know this...
https://steamcommunity.com/games/1049410/announcements/detail/3105789080542614906

Ah, but according to the comments, you're probably right:
https://steamcommunity.com/app/1049410/eventcomments/3164335875700637481?snr=2_groupannouncements_detail_#c3164335875703307005

I guess you'd need Proton to circumvent that...
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