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Killing Floor 2 (aka KF2) is a first-person shooter survival horror game initially released in 2016 for PC. It was then released on consoles in 2017.
You can play Killing Floor 2 alone, but it can also be played cooperatively with up to six players.
So that begs the question, is Killing Floor 2 cross-play?
No, Killing Floor 2 isn’t cross-platform, which means there’s no cross-play between consoles and Microsoft Windows. Likewise, Killing Floor 2 isn’t crossplay between Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S and PS4 or PS5. However, the game is cross-gen through backward compatibility.
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Killing Floor 2 FAQ:
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Is Killing Floor 2 cross-progression?
Killing Floor 2 isn’t cross-progression, meaning the game doesn’t support cross-saving between different platforms.
Is Killing Floor 2 crossplay between Steam and Epic?
Yes, Killing Floor 2 is crossplay between Steam and Epic store but only on PC.
Is Killing Floor 2 local couch co-op?
No, Killing Floor 2 doesn’t support local couch co-op or split-screen. This means you can either play it as a single-player or an online multiplayer co-op.
What is Killing Floor 2? – A quick overview for new zombie shooters.
- Game Developer: Tripwire Interactive, Hardsuit Labs, Saber Interactive
- Game Publisher: Tripwire Interactive
- Genre: First-person shooter, survival horror
Killing Floor 2 is based on the events that occurred in the first Killing Floor game from 2005.
A biotech firm known as Horzine was creating military clones, but they were hijacked by an insane researcher. This researcher then chose to unleash the clones across the United Kingdom to create chaos.
You’ll be dealing with this situation while playing through Killing Floor 2.
You can play Killing Floor 2 alone, but it can be even more fun to team up with other players for co-op. Up to six players can enjoy this game at once.
It’s a first-person shooter with many survival horror elements thrown in. For the most part, gameplay involves fighting off waves of clones that have zombie-like qualities.
They refer to these enemies as Zeds in the game. You continue to kill the Zeds until you reach a boss encounter in the final wave, and which boss you will encounter is determined randomly.
Players have many weapons at their disposal, and you can find more by exploring the level. You have a limited amount of weight that you can carry, meaning you must choose your weapons and equipment wisely.
What platforms are Killing Floor 2 available for?
Killing Floor 2 is available for:
- PC (Microsoft Windows)
- Xbox One
- Xbox Series X|S – through backward compatibility
- PlayStation 4 (PS4)
- PlayStation 5 (PS5) – through backward compatibility
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jan has played video games since the early 1980s. He loves getting immersed in video games as a way to take his mind off stuff when the outside world gets too scary. A lifelong gamer, the big interest led to a job as a lecturer on game sound at the University of Copenhagen and several written articles on video games for magazines.