Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga: How to Play Co-Op Multiplayer with Friends

Here's how to play co-op multiplayer with friends and family in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

When you imagine playing LEGO games, you probably think of playing co-op multiplayer with your friends and family. Whether stretching back to the original LEGO Star Wars or moving forward to more recent installments such as LEGO DC Super-Villains, co-operative play is expected.

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is no different. There's something cozy about exploring these worlds and solving puzzles with someone else. Whether With that in mind, this guide details how to play co-op multiplayer with friends and family in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

How Co-Op Multiplayer Works in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Co-op multiplayer in Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is as seamless as can be. It makes use of true drop-in/drop-out local co-op multiplayer mechanics.

At any point during LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, another player can turn on another controller and join in co-op multiplayer by pressing any button on a second controller. The second screen instantly splits down the middle. To leave multiplayer co-op, simply turn off the second controller, returning the full screen to Player 1.

You can jump in and out of co-op multiplayer whether you're in the middle of a linear story mission or exploring one of the several open-world hubs. The gameplay experience only differs when piloting a ship. During these sequences, you're treated to a full screen with Player 1 piloting the ship and Player 2 aiming and firing. 

What about online co-op multiplayer? Unfortunately, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga doesn't support online play of any kind. For hardcore followers of the LEGO series, though, the lack of online co-op multiplayer isn't surprising. The last LEGO game to feature online co-op was LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga in 2007. 

But that's how local co-op multiplayer with friends and family works in LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. If you're wondering how to get a get rid of the game's voice over for a more classic experience, here's how to turn on Mumble Mode. For more, head over to our growing Skywalker Saga hub.

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Published Apr. 4th 2022

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