My friend and I were so excited when the option of exploring the Pokémon world together with friends became a reality 🥳.
However, I was looking forward to a split-screen multiplayer, and my friend had no clue whether that was possible.
This led me to research and look for ways through which we could play Pokémon Scarlet and Violet with split-screen multiplayer.
In this article, I will reveal if you can play Pokémon Scarlet and Violet with split-screen multiplayer.
Does Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Have Local Multiplayer?
Yes, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet have local multiplayer, which allows players to connect with friends or nearby players and engage in battles or explore the Pokémon world together without an internet connection 🔥.
Having a multiplayer option is a fun way to :
- Complete your Pokédex by swapping a favorite Pokémon with the other player(s).
- Take down powerful Raid Tera Pokémon.
- Battle with each other.
- Roam around the Paldea region together.
How to Set Up a Local Multiplayer in Pokémon Scarlet
To set up a local multiplayer in Pokémon Scarlet, make sure that the other players have a Nintendo Switch console, a copy of Pokémon Scarlet, which is running, and a controller 💪.
Next, press the X button and then select the Poké Portal icon. Afterward, switch to the local communication mode by pressing L and create a local multiplayer room for friends.
Choose ‘Form a Group’ and then copy the link that will be displayed. Ask your friends to select ‘Join a Group’ and enter the code that you shared with them. Alternatively, they can join the local multiplayer by entering the link after selecting the “Search by Room Code.”
Once all the players have joined, select ‘Set out together’ and have a fun time playing with the other players.
You can choose if you will roam together or if you will explore separately and meet up at designated points to make the game more fun.
How to join a Local Co-op Multiplayer Group in Pokémon Scarlet
To join a local Co-op multiplayer group in Pokémon Scarlet, you will first need a unique link code for the local co-op multiplayer Pokémon Scarlet Group. You will then use the below step-by-step guide 👇:
- Access the in-game menu by pressing X
- Select the Poké Portal icon and press L to choose the ‘Local Communication’ option.
- Choose the ‘Join a Group’ option and enter the unique code that was provided by the host.
- Select ‘Join’ and wait for the host to start the session once you are connected to the local co-op multiplayer group.
Does Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Have a Local Multiplayer?
Yes, it does. Players can either connect through an online or local connection.
Fun things to do after joining a Local multiplayer in Pokémon Scarlet
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