Isaac Clarke returns, joined by merciless soldier John Carver, to chase a risky plan that promises to finally stop the Necromorphs. Together Clarke and Carver must explore the frozen planet of Tau Volantis and track down the secret they hope will end the Necromorph plague forever, all while overcoming avalanches, treacherous ice-climbs, and the violent wilderness. Facing deadlier evolved enemies and brutal elements, the unlikely pair must work together to save mankind from the impending apocalypse.
Change the game
Fighting alongside co-op partner changes the way you play the game. While playing the co-op version of Dead Space 3's campaign, you will uncover additional story elements, cut-scenes, and battle strategies that are exclusive to this mode. Plays how you want - immerse yourself in the classic single-player campaign with Isaac Clarke, then discover how the story evolves when a co-op partner is present in your campaign.
Play as carver
Dead Space 3 introduces Earthgov Sergeant John Carver, a merciless soldier with a complex history that is revealed during the co-op campaign. Unlock collectibles and new paths using clues only Carver can see as he comes to grips with his traumatic past. Together with Isaac Clarke you will fight to discover the secret to stopping the Necromorph infestation.
Drop in drop out
Play together with a friend or go it alone as Isaac Clarke using the seamless drop in, drop out functionality. Your partner can join and leave at any checkpoint in the game, so you'll never have to backtrack or play catch-up.
Fight against brutal elements
Team up with a partner as Isaac Clarke or John Carver and take down the terror together. Facing deadlier evolved enemies and the brutal elements, the unlikely pair will work together to build weapons, overcome the harsh environment, and save mankind from the impending apocalypse.
Uncover the secrets of Tau Volantis
Set out on a thrilling expedition across space. Isaac will face his biggest challenges yet as he pushes himself to the limit in order to find the true source of the Necromorph plague. Race across the universe, overcome the ice planet's terrors, and take down some of the biggest enemies in Dead Space as you discover the secret of the Necromorph terror.
Throughout the derelict flotilla and frozen wasteland of Tau Volantis, Isaac will need to piece together his arsenal from the remains of a two hundred-year-old lost expedition. By carefully rationing his resources, he'll be able to survive the Necromorph plague and potentially bring an end to humanity's existential threat.
With a new and upgraded weapons building system, Isaac will be able utilize his collected resources to develop custom weapons. Every resource collected can be used to build personalized tools of battle. Whether it's a plasma cutter with a force gun strapped underneath, or javelin gun with an attached flamethrower, there are nearly unlimited choices in how you take down enemies.
Bringing it all together
The Weapons Bench allows you to create your weapon piece by piece. Build around a particular frame, or set your favorite engine as the focal point and add on to it until you have developed your ideal blend of power and efficiency. When it all comes together, will you survive?
Share your weapon
After you've created the perfect weapon, share it with your friends instantly so they can reap the benefits of the blueprints you've put together. They can even take your creation and add their own resources to it, giving it their own unique twist.