Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order involves exploring levels with your team of superheroes and stomping lumps out of an assortment of baddies. This makes it the perfect game to play with friends. Thankfully, the game has options for both couch co-op and online co-op multiplayer.
How To Play Couch Co-op Multiplayer
You can start a game in co-op mode by simply selecting it from the main menu, then choosing “Offline.” If a friend drops around, and you are mid-game, you can just hit the + button to bring up the main menu, and select co-op from there. Pick “Offline,” and you will get the controller setup screen. Just set up the relevant controllers for each player, and you are good to go. It is essential to select “Offline,” as Local means something completely different than we will cover shortly.
How To Play Online Co-op Multiplayer
In Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, to play online, the first steps are very similar. Either select co-op from the main menu, or the pause screen, then choose the online option. You will be able to set up a lobby, search for a game, or join a friend’s game if you wish. You can also password protect your own lobby if you don’t want other people to be able to drop in.
The final way to play co-op multiplayer is to link up your Switch to your friend’s consoles. You will all need to be in the same room to use this option. From to co-op menu, select “Local”, and you will be able to link up with three friends, as long as you all have copies of the game. It might take a little bit of time for the Switches to link up, so be patient for this step.
This method allows you to play multiplayer with your friends, and avoid split-screen, which might appeal to you. And that’s it, everything you need to know to play couch co-op, or online multiplayer, in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3.