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Multiplayer Features - How To Play Online Multiplayer

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Check this Borderlands 3 multiplayer guide on multiplayer features and modes. Including inviting friends, matchmaking, LAN multiplayer, cross platform play, and more!

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How To Play Online Multiplayer

Connect To Social From Main Menu

Connect To Social From Main Menu

To first access multiplayer mode, go to the main menu and click the "Social" option. This will lead you to the multiplayer options available in Borderlands 3.

Invite Friends To Play Online

Invite Friends To Play Online

In the "Roster" tab, you'll see which of your friends on your chosen platform are online. You can send them invites to online multiplayer with them.

Matchmake With Random Players Online

Matchmake With Random Players Online

If you don't have friends online, you can matchmake with other players. You'll be matched with random Vault Hunters who are in a similar level & mission as you. You'll also be connected to a server or region that's nearest you.

Choice Between Campaign, Circle Of Slaughter, Or Proving Grounds

Choice Between Campaign, Circle Of Slaughter, Or Proving Grounds

In Matchmaking mode, you can choose between doing the main story campaign, going on an endless killing spree in Circle of Slaughter, or completing a dungeon with a boss at the end.

Option To Play In LAN Mode

Option To Play In LAN Mode

LAN mode is also available for multiplayer and is recommended for players who meet up in real life. This is for Vault Hunters who prefer to be physically together when playing Borderlands 3.

Online Multiplayer Features

Play Borderlands 3 With Several Vault Hunters

Online multiplayer mode in Borderlands 3 is for Vault Hunters who like to play with several people. This provides a unique experience that help players interact with other people while playing the game.

Enemy Difficulty Goes Up In Multiplayer

When you play Borderlands 3 with several people, the difficulty scales to accommodate the number of players. This makes the game more interesting and provides a challenge for Vault Hunters to cooperate.

Check Out Differences In Difficulty Modes!

Loot Rarity Goes Higher In Multiplayer Mode

Multiplayer mode makes it easier for higher rarity items to drop since there are several people playing the game. If you're looking to get better gear, playing online with more Vault Hunters may help you get an edge, equipment-wise.

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Wesley8890 1

Ok so no one answers this question outright do I have to play with others to be online. There are some hotfixes that are released but only available when online, problem is i want to play solo not multiplayer and still have these hot fixes.

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