In Containment, both teams must fight to keep Coolant Nodes under their control, whoever holds the most for the longest wins (similar to Meltdown from Resistance: Fall of Man) This game mode was only featured in Resistance: Retribution.
|Resistance Multiplayer Game Modes|
|Resistance: Fall of Man||Deathmatch | Team Deathmatch | Capture the Flag | Meltdown | Assault | Breach | Skirmish|
|Resistance 2||Deathmatch | Team Deathmatch | Core Control | Meltdown | Skirmish|
|Resistance: Retribution||Deathmatch | Team Deathmatch | Containment | Capture the Flag | Assimilation|
|Resistance 3||Team Deathmatch | Chain Reaction | Deathmatch | Breach | Capture the Flag | War Games|
|Resistance: Burning Skies||Deathmatch | Team Deathmatch | Survival|