Mortal Kombat 11 features a ton of single player content for you to enjoy across multiple different game modes, but sometimes you just want to square off against some friends instead. This can be done in a few different ways across both offline and online. This guide will explain how you can play with friends in the game.
How To Play With Friends In Mortal Kombat 11
Like its recent predecessors, Mortal Kombat 11 is full of both offline and online modes. This also comes into play with when you want to play with friends, as the game offers both local couch competition and the ability to face friends from the other side of the world online as well.
We’ll start by talking about playing the game locally with friends in the same room, as that is the classic form the series was built upon. To play with friends locally, start by selecting the Fight option on the main menu. At that point, select Local and then make sure you have two controllers connected and signed in. At this point, you can both select your fighters and play against one another like has been the case in the series since the very beginning. You can also select Tournament and play against your friends locally that way as well.
If you are instead looking to play with a friend from afar, you can also connect with them without must problem. Once again select Fight from the main menu and this time instead pick Online. Within the Online section, you have multiple different options to choose from, including the Ranked matches that will be against other players.
To play with a friend though, you need to make sure to select the right option. Kasual versus might sound like it would work, but that is not the case. You have to instead select from the third level of options under Private and choose 1V1. You can also do Kustom Lobby or just go to the next tier of Rooms and create or join a room with friends as well.
After selecting one of these options, actually inviting your friend is a breeze as it should just open up your friend list and let you select who you want to invite. How good your connection is will be contingent on how good of an internet connection both you and your friend have though.