If you want to play against bots in MultiVersus, you’ll need to be online or in practice mode. Adding bots is currently unavailable in local multiplayer (you’ll have to play against friends instead.
It can be confusing setting up bots if this is your first time playing MultiVersus. So, in this article, we’ll explain how you can add bots to MultiVersus in two minutes or less!
Let’s get into it.
How to Add Bots In An Online Custom Game?
Bots are AI-controlled characters in MultiVersus, replacing real players in 1 VS 1, 2 VS 2, and free-for-all games.
To play with bots in MultiVersus, you must first click or select the orange play button from the main menu. Next, hover over the empty slots in the Custom Game Lobby and select “Add Bot.”
If you choose the 1v1 game mode, you’ll fight against a bot opponent (alone). If you select ‘Teams’, you’ll be paired with a bot to fight 2 bot opponents.
Finally, if you select ‘Free-For-All’, you and three other bots will all be on separate teams.
Once you’ve chosen the game type, press the A button (left-click on PC, X on PlayStation), choose the character, and start the game.
You can also change the bots’ difficulty to very easy, easy, medium, and hard.
Note that the multiplayer won’t work unless the teams are balanced. So, match the Game Mode to the number of bots you want to add.
How to Play with Bots in Online Multiplayer?
If you want to play with a friend against bots, choose “Co-Op VS AI” in the main menu.
In this mode, you pair up with a friend and compete against two CPUs.
Like a Custom Game, you can change the bots’ difficulties to even out the teams.
How to Add Bots in the Lab?
Press the Menu button on the Xbox controller or Esc on the keyboard in the Lab. Hover over Add Bot, select a character and confirm.
The Lab is a simulation that lets you add and fight AI opponents to improve your skills. Bots can perform specific actions (e.g., special attack, neutral attack, etc.), so you can practice blocking and dodging or counterattacking.
How to Play Solo Against Bots?
For a 1-player game versus AI, head to the Bots section in the main menu. Choose any of the three modes—1 VS 1, Team, or FFA—to enter the lobby with CPUs.
How to Know if You Are Fighting Bots?
All bot characters in MultiVersus have the word “bot” in their names. So, if your opponent or teammate is named things like “Billy Bob Bot Sr,” “Capn Botticus,” or “I Bot This Account,” you are definitely playing with CPUs.
If you’ve correctly set up your profile settings (and so have your friends), you’ll be able to spot a bot’s name immediately. U
Can You Play with Bots in Local Play?
No, bots are unavailable in local offline multiplayer modes of MultiVersus. The only way to play with friends versus AI is by creating a custom game or inviting a friend to a “Co-Op VS AI” match.
That’s everything you need to know about playing with bots in MultiVersus! If anything changes, we’ll be sure to update this article with any new information. Could we see bots coming to local multiplayer in MultiVersus? Who knows! Check through our other articles about MultiVersus to keep you fresh with tips and guides.
Here’s a Quick Recap
- To add CPU in Custom Game Lobby, hover over an empty player slot and select “Add Bot.”
- To play online with a friend against bots, create a Co-Op VS AI match and invite them to your lobby.
- Bots can be added to the Lab by pressing the Menu button (Esc on PC) and selecting the “Add Bot” option.
- By creating a match in the “BOTS” section, you can compete against 1 to 4 CPUs.
- If a player has the word “Bot” in their name, they’re most likely AI-controlled.