How to play Mortal Kombat 11 with friends

Learn how to play Mortal Kombat 11 with your friends using local and online play.

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Mortal Kombat 11 is finally here, bringing players a new entry in the acclaimed fighting game franchise. If you’re looking forward to digging into the game with your pals, then you’re going to need to know how to play Mortal Kombat 11 with friends. Thankfully, we’ve got all the info you need.

How to play Mortal Kombat 11 with friends

As players start to dive into the latest adventure from NetherRealm Studios, they’re going to be curious about the local and online multiplayer options they have available to them. As always, Mortal Kombat is a great game to face off against your friends in, and anyone looking to fight against their pals will be happy to know that Mortal Kombat 11 still features the same local play and online options as previous titles in the series.

Players will be able to play locally with their friends on the same console, or by connecting to the game’s online component. If you want to play locally, then choose Fight from the main menu and then select the Local option. This will allow you to play against a friend, though you’ll need to make sure a second controller is plugged into the console that you’re playing on. You can also set up a Tournament option using the Local play options, if you’re looking for something more long-term and intense.

How to play Mortal Kombat 11 with friends
Go head to head against your friends in the latest entry in the Mortal Kombat franchise.

If you want to play online, then you’re going to need to choose Online after selecting Fight from the main menu. Here you’ll be able to join the Kombat League, which is a series of ranked matches. You can also set up a private lobby to play with your friends or create and join rooms with several other players.

If you’re looking to play Mortal Kombat 11 with your friends, then there are plenty of options available to you. You can also head back over to our Mortal Kombat 11 walkthrough and guide, where you’ll find even more helpful information about the latest entry in the Mortal Kombat series.

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