After one of the longest waits in gaming history, the sequel to the highly awaited Spelunky is here. Spelunky 2 comes to consoles today so you can dive in solo or with your friends. Although you can enjoy this game alone, it is recommended that you bring your friends on-board to make the best of this experience. The original Spelunky only had local multiplayer but Spelunky 2 comes with an online multiplayer as well. In this guide, we will explain how to play Spelunky 2 multiplayer with your friends online.
How to Play Spelunky 2 Online Multiplayer
When you boot up Spelunky 2 you will see that the game offers both online and local multiplayer modes. When you reach the main menu, select “Online.” From the next menu, you can add friends to your party or search for random players. Use the Triangle button on your PS4 to invite friends and Square to start matchmaking. Press the X button to ready up and start the game.
How to Play Local Multiplayer
To play local multiplayer in Spelunky 2, go to the main menu and hit play. There are two games mode – Adventure mode which is the standard local multiplayer mode while Arena is the competitive mode that features Deathmatch and Hold the Idol. Select the Adventure mode and add your friends by pressing X on your second controllers.
Spelunky 2 does not come with cross-play so you can’t play the game with PC users. The game comes to PC on September 29 but there is no word on the Xbox One version for the time being. That’s pretty much all you need to know about Spelunky 2 online multiplayer and how to play with friends. If you need more help with the game check out Spelunky 2 Wiki.