Sons of the Forest Multiplayer Guide – Player Count, Platforms, Crossplay, and more

Your mind is the best weapon against the creatures of the forest.

Sons of the Forest is an open-world survival game where staying alive is more challenging than you think. Unlike other similar titles, here you'll face nightmarish creatures while trying to build a shelter and forage for food. Learning how to survive is the main priority, especially when you face those mutated cannibals. Fortunately, you don't have to fight them alone, as Sons of the Forest is a multiplayer game.

How to play Sons of the Forest Multiplayer Guide

You can face the horrors of the island you're stranded on with friends. In this Sons of the Forest multiplayer guide, you'll learn more about the player count, platforms, and crossplay.

What is the Sons of the Forest Player Count

Sons of the Forest can be played in multiplayer mode, with a player count of up to eight players in co-op mode. Although the focus is on cooperative play, you can still hurt and even kill your teammates, even if it's by mistake in the heat of the battle. That being said, you probably wonder what platforms you can play Sons of the Forest.

On what platforms is Sons of the Forest available?

Sons of the Forest is available on PC. That doesn't mean Xbox or Playstation consoles won't be included in time. For example, the game's predecessor, The Forest, is available on PC and PlayStation 4. If and when cross-platform becomes an option, there will probably be talk about Sons of the Forest crossplay.

Related: Does Sons of The Forest feature VR support on launch?

Is Sons of the Forest crossplay?

Sons of the Forest doesn't have a crossplay feature, mainly because there is only a PC version. While there is significant fan interest in crossplay, playing with console players is impossible. That may change in the future, but don't hold your breath.

Sons of the Forest Trailer

Check out the Sons of the Forest trailer to prepare for extreme survival conditions in this open-world multiplayer experience. Be aware that this game is not for everyone, as it has violent mutated cannibals chasing you through the forest.

For more information, check out Should you play The Forest before Sons of the Forest on Pro Game Guides.

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