The latest Steam Sale revitalized the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 community with new players who are eager to test their skills against hordes of Chaosbane and Skaven. Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is designed to be a multiplayer game that is played online in a 4-man co-op mode. Fortunately, the game can also be played solo.
Vermintide 2 can be played solo. The player can choose the character they like the most (Markus Kruber, Bardin Goreksson, Sienna Fuegonasus, Victor Saltzpyre, or Kerillian) and three bots will take the roles of the remaining characters. The party will always be full and no matter the game difficulty that the player chooses (recruit, veteran, champion, legend), the bots will scale and help the player complete even the most challenging missions. In addition, the game gives players the option to join parties with other LFG (looking for group) members.
Whether your friends don’t want to play Warhammer: Vermintide 2 or you just prefer running solo, you should be pleased to know there are many ways to enjoy the game solo. Keep reading to find out all you need to know.
Can You Play Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Solo?
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is a super fun game that you can enjoy with your friends. The game pits 4 players against hordes of enemies that come in staggering waves. Luckily, the game can be played solo. You don’t need to convince three other friends to purchase Warhammer: Vermintide 2 so that you can enjoy the main story campaign and have fun decimating Skaven and Chaosbane enemies.
The great thing about playing Warhammer: Vermintide 2 solo is the fact that you can choose between AI teammates or other players who are looking for group. If you are worried that the bots are not “smart” enough to help you defeat the waves of monster, I assure that this is not the case. I have play tested Warhammer: Vermintide 2 with bots and had a blast each time. In fact, the bots might even be better than players sometimes because they will always prioritize helping you by sharing potions or reviving.
Does Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Have a Campaign?
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has an am amazing campaign that is split between multiple acts. The game features 13 missions that are split into three acts. Just like most other RPGs (roleplaying games), each act ends with a final boss that players need to defeat in order to advance. If you finish the main campaign and want new challenges, you should be pleased to know that there are multiple DLCs available for purchase.
How Many Warhammer: Vermintide 2 DLCs are There?
There are 12 DLCs available for Warhammer: Vermintide 2. Most of them are cosmetic DLCs (that include new skins and abilities for characters) but there are also story DLCs like Winds of Magic and Back to Ubrersreik, for example.
How Long is the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Campaign?
Do you want to start the Vermintide 2 co-op with your friends and want to make sure that you are not committing to a really long campaign? According to How Long to Beat, the main story for Warhammer: Vermintide 2 lasts 10 to 11 hours on average. Depending on how long your gaming sessions are, you should finish the game in 1-2 weeks.
Do You Need Friends to Play Warhammer: Vermintide 2?
While Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is more fun with friends, you don’t need to go looking for new people on Discord. The game can be played and enjoyed solo. This can be achieved by teaming up with bots (the game will automatically fill your party) or by using the in-game lobby system to join other players.
Is Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Single Player Worth It?
While the fun abilities that Vermintide 2’s characters have make game a blast to play, the story is what keeps players coming back for more. The story is immersive and it can be enjoyed while playing solo. In fact, some people might have a better time playing solo because they don’t have to stress about competing with other players for kills, potions, and achievements. So yea, Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is worth it single player.