Skylanders Giants

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Skylanders Giants Co-Op FAQ
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Skylanders Giants Co-Op FAQ

Grab a buddy and enjoy the most expensive game of the year.

A new Skylanders game has hit the store shelves. Here's everything you need to know to keep your co-op partners happy, be they children, siblings, friends, significant others, or spouses. Co-Op tip: Buy a second "Giant" character immediately. This will preempt a lot of fights.  

 

  1. Does Skylanders Giants feature a co-op campaign?
  2. What kind of co-op is supported by Skylanders Giants?
  3. How many Skylanders Giants or Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure action figures do I need to play cooperatively?
  4. How do I start a co-op game?
  5. How do I end a co-op session?
  6. How is the local co-op implemented? Is it shared or split screen?
  7. How is campaign progressed saved?
  8. How are Trophies/Achievements awarded?
  9. How is Skylander character progression saved?
  10. Can players play as two Giant figures at the same time?
  11. Which Skylanders figures are compatible with Skylanders Giants and Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures?

 

Does Skylander’s Giants feature a co-op campaign?

Yes, the entire single player campaign supports cooperative play.

 

What kind of co-op is supported by Skylanders Giants?

Skylanders Giants supports two player local co-op. (Couch co-op) There is no online co-op support.

 

How many Skylanders Giants or Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure action figures do I need to play cooperatively?

You will need at least two figures.

 

How do I start a co-op game?

The second player simply needs to press a designated button at any time during the campaign. They will then be instructed to place a second figure on the Portal of Power.

 

How do I end a co-op session?

The second player can “un-join,” or drop out, at any time, with no adverse effects on the campaign progress.

 

How is the local co-op implemented? Is it shared or split screen?

The local co-op gameplay uses a shared screen. Characters are tethered together. If players get too far apart one player will be warped to another.

 

How is campaign progressed saved?

The campaign progress is saved to the main player profile.

 

How are Trophies/Achievements awarded?

All the Trophies/Achievements go to the main profile. The second player doesn’t earn anything, even when signed into an account.

 

How is Skylander character progression saved?

Similar to Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. Character level, items, currency, and skills are saved to each action figure. A level seven Skylander will be a level seven character on any platform. Both players’ characters will earn and save XP, gold, and skill upgrades.

 

Can players play as two Giant figures at the same time?

Yes. Any two characters can be used cooperatively at the same time.

 

Which Skylanders figures are compatible with Skylanders Giants and Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures?

Here’s a handy chart. All of the figure's packages are clearly marked with their game compatibility, as well.

Image source: http://www.skylanders.com/giants/parents

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