Dead Rising 3 has online co-op, but you won’t play as Nick with a different colored jacket. Capcom Vancouver made Dick who plays a key role in the story. Vehicles in Dead Rising 3 are designed with co-op play in mind since one player can drive a vehicle while the other fires a turret.
Dead Rising 3 also saves story progress for both players. Lets say you jump into a friend’s game who is near the end of Dead Rising 3 and complete a few missions. Those missions will be marked as complete in your game even if you’re just starting Dead Rising 3. Of course, you’ll start the game from the beginning, but when you reach those missions you can skip over them. Experience points also carry over from co-op play into your game.
Just like Dead Rising 2, players can create combo weapons and Dead Rising 3 has super combo weapons like the Ultimate Grim Reaper, a flaming scythe made from a katana sword, scythe, gas canister, and skull mask that Dick is wielding. The Ultimate Powershot is a wacky weapon made out of sticking a bunch of traffic cones together and the Massive Bomb is a mini nuke that blows up all of the zombies nearby and vaporizes your clothes.
Freedom Bear, an automatic turret teddy bear, from Dead Rising 2 returns and players can customize Freedom Bear by outfitting him with different guns and weapons.