How to play two on Minecraft PS4: Some video games are known to be more enjoyable when played in company with a friend. In particular, in a sandbox title like Minecraft the possibilities offered by the game world are enormously larger if there are two of you. This is without counting the fun factor: Mojang’s title is able to guarantee more than a few smiles if played together with another person. On the other hand, you realized it too and for this reason you would like to organize a co-op game on your PS4 . However, you haven’t quite figured out how to do it and you need some guidance. This is how it is, isn’t it? Well, I would say then that you have come to the right place!
In fact, in today’s tutorial I will explain in detail how to play two on Minecraft PS4 . In particular, I will analyze all the possibilities offered by the game in this sense, explaining how to exploit them one by one. It doesn’t matter if your friend is sitting next to you on the sofa or on the other side of the world: following my instructions, you will learn how to play the title of Mojang in more people. In addition, I will also take this opportunity to give you some advice on the activities to be carried out for two, so that you know immediately where to start.
Courage: why are you still standing still in front of the screen? Are you going to play Minecraft with your friend? I would say yes, since you got here and you seem particularly keen to have fun. Come on then, all you have to do is take a few minutes of free time and follow the quick directions below. I wish you a good read and, above all, have fun!
Before going into the details of the procedure on how to play for two on Minecraft PS4 , I think you may be interested to know more about how this possibility is managed from the title of Mojang.
Well, you need to know that the PS4 edition of Minecraft allows you to play with your friend in two ways: locally or online . In the first case, an HDMI connection to the TV is clearly required . The view will be divided in two and you will play in a split screen: above the screen of the “master of the house”, while below there will be that of the guest.
As for the possibility of playing in two online, you need to know that you need a PSN account with an active PlayStation Plus subscription . Essentially, both you and your friend must have a PS4 enabled to play online. For more details on how to configure the console, I invite you to consult my guides on how to access PlayStation Network and how to have PlayStation Plus for free (via initial free trial).
For the rest, Minecraft for PS4 allows you to invite your friend into your game, so that he can help with activities related to that world. In any case, whether it’s a local co-op or an online co-op , there is no shortage of activities to have fun for two. Below, therefore, you will find all the details of the case to be able to play with your friend in the title of Mojang.
How to play for two on Minecraft PS4
The split screen mode or that a split screen , allows up to four users to play Minecraft in local, sitting next to each other.
To activate this mode in the PlayStation 4 version of Minecraft, simply start the game (by selecting the relevant box from the main console screen) and connect a secondary controller . You will be asked to log in to a second local account . If you don’t have the latter, I invite you to consult my tutorial on how to create a secondary account on PS4 .
Once you have connected the second pad correctly and started a game on Minecraft , all you have to do is press the X button first and then the Options button . This way, split screen mode will be activated and you should see two “windows”. At the top there will be your view and at the bottom the one reserved for your friend.
Perfect, you are now ready to play in pairs locally on Minecraft for PS4.
How to play two on Minecraft PS4 online
Obviously, the edition of Minecraft for PlayStation 4 also allows you to configure online co-op games and even in this case the procedure to follow is very simple.
In fact, you simply have to open Minecraft , start any game and go to the game settings by pressing the Options button on the controller. At this point, you will notice that at the top right there is the Invite button : just press the X button on the pad above it to access the invitation screen.
Excellent, now you just have to select the friend you want to invite to play with you and wait for the latter to accept. Obviously, the game involved must have the multiplayer enabled and you must have provided the guest with at least the Subscriber level permissions , so that it can, for example, break blocks and attack creatures.
These options can be changed via the Multiplayer tab . It can be done when the world is created or by going to the path Play> Worlds and pressing on the pencil icon , in order to modify an existing one. For more details, I recommend you take a look at my tutorial on how to play online on Minecraft PS4 .
What to do in two on Minecraft PS4
How do you say? Were you able to set up the two-person game on Minecraft for PlayStation 4, but don’t know what tasks to do? No problem, I’ll explain right away what can be done in the co-op mode of the Mojang title.
Well, the first thing you need to keep in mind is the fact that two people can build structures much faster , since obviously there are more people. This means that you may want to consider more complex creations than usual , which alone would take a long time to make.
For example, if you want some advice, you could follow my tutorial on how to make an experience farm on Minecraft , how to make a fishing farm on Minecraft , how to make a boat on Minecraft and how to make a bridge on Minecraft . These are just a few examples, but clearly you can build countless structures within the Mojang title. If you want to learn more about other creations , I suggest you take a look at the page of my site dedicated to Minecraft , where you can find countless guides dedicated to the game.
For the rest, you might think of going on an adventure and completing particularly difficult challenges. For example, you could take a look at my guide on how to finish Minecraft . Finally, other things I recommend are the creation of a “village” , where you and your friend have separate houses , and the exploration of the underground “caves” , which can always guarantee some surprises. By the way, you might be interested in following my tutorial on how to open the chat on Minecraft PS4 : this type of communication could be useful.
In any case, of course, the limit is your creativity ! I just have to wish you a lot of fun!