E3 2012: Dead Space 3 multiplayer detailed

Visceral Games showed off the latest Dead Space game during EA’s press conference, revealing the game’s new cooperative multiplayer mode.

Co-op gameplay will be free drop-in/drop-out, allowing players to join anybody’s open game at will. It sort of takes away from the seclusion feeling of previous entries, but it nonetheless looks like it will be fun to play with a friend.

Dead Space 3 takes place in a wider variety of environments compared to previous entries, including a frozen ice-planet inhabited by a massive grasshopper-like beast.

Check out the conference’s official co-op gameplay footage below: