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Multiplayer Gameplay: All Local and Online Multiplayer Gameplay Features

This is a guide on how to play multiplayer in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn about the local two-player co-op mode, all multiplayer gameplay features, and online multiplayer support for the game.

Local / Online Multiplayer Support

Online Multiplayer

Online Multiplayer

Sadly, it is confirmed Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will not support online multiplayer, such as online co-op. However, the game offers a local co-op multiplayer experience!

Local Multiplayer

Local Multiplayer

At launch, only a Two-Player local multiplayer co-op mode is supported for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity. Thankfully, playing in local multiplayer is very easy.

Multiplayer Gameplay Features

Two-Player local multiplayer mode allows you to play with a friend as different characters on the device via split screen co-op.

List of All Multiplayer Features

  • During a battle, the screen will be split horizontally for both players to control their characters.
  • Weak Point Smashes and other animations will not interfere with the other player's actions.
  • Treasure chests and Korok Seeds can also be found in Two-Player mode and will not interfere with either player's actions.
  • How to Play Local Co-Op Multiplayer (Split Screen)

    1. Select Two-Player Mode before a Battle.
    2. Press the L & R buttons on the controller(s) to be used.
    3. Start the battle as two characters!

    1. Select Two-Player Mode

    1. Select Two-Player Mode.jpg

    Begin Two-Player mode before you start a battle.

    Press the left analog stick on the map screen and a prompt will appear asking you if you would like to enable 2-Player mode.

    2. Press the L & R Buttons

    2. Press the L + R Buttons

    Select 'Yes' and connect both controllers according to the instructions on screen.


    2. Press the L + R Buttons
    Note: Ony two players can play at a time.

    To connect both controllers, press the L + R button for both Joy-Cons and Pro Controllers and SL + SR for single Joy-Cons.

    3. Start the Battle!

    3. Start the Battle!

    Once all steps are completed, you should be able to start a battle with two characters on your screen.

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