A recent retail listing in the UK indicated that Tomb Raider's 2013 reboot will have a multiplayer mode, with playable characters including "Lara's Shipmates or Yamatai's Scavengers". In a tweet today, an executive for Tomb Raider studio Crystal Dynamics confirmed that the game would have multiplayer and that details are forthcoming in the next Official Xbox Magazine.
— Karl Stewart (@karlstewart) December 28, 2012
Earlier this month, Kirk Hamilton previewed the game and asked about multiplayer, a line of questioning that was immediately, if politely, shut off. The game is due on March 3.