How to Play 2 Player Doom on Nintendo Switch

Do you have a Nintendo Switch ? Well, surely you are aware of the local multiplayer capabilities of the console since there are many titles that allow us to play doubles with the joycons that come standard . That is why in MrAppsGeek we have some tutorials talking about the subject in which we teach you how to play Diablo 3 , Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , Dbz FighterZ or Xenoverse 2 with another player . However, it is possible that you like FPS more and you have acquired the mythical Doom from ID Software and you are interested in knowingHow to play this title with 2 players on Nintendo Switch , because throughout this article we will show you how to do it quickly and easily.

Is it possible to play 2 player in doom with 2 joycons?

Yes, it is possible to play Doom locally with the 2 controllers that the Nintendo Switch brings .

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The first thing we will have to do is start the game and press a button to start (for example, the A button).

The options menu will appear in which we must select “Local Multiplayer” .

Once inside this option we will have two possibilities to play with friends:

  1. Cooperative: We can play from 2 to 4 players in Doom on the same console passing the story mode .
  2. Death Match: It is the typical «DeatchMatch» or also known as «All against all» .

Removing Joycons From The Nintendo Switch

For the next step we must unpin the controls of the Nintendo Switch starting with the left Joycon.

If you’re not sure how to remove the Switch controls safely,

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Now we will have to synchronize the joycon on the left as the first player and the same with the one on the right by following these steps:

  1. Press the L + R button on the left joycon until the laptop detects it.
  2. We press the L + R button of the right joycon until it is detected by the laptop.

In this section we will have to configure some options of our game such as:

  1. The chapter to choose.
  2. The map .
  3. The level of difficulty .
  4. Once we are ready we will press the button on the corresponding controller to indicate that player 1 is ready .
  5. We will do the same with the second command.

If we play Doom on Nintendo Switch in doubles, the screen will split in 2 as you can see in the image below.

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It is possible that the first time you play Doom on Nintendo Switch you realize that your character moves by itself, you can follow the instructions in this tutorial to solve it or the instructions in this video.

How to Sync Nintendo Switch Controllers Again

Once we finish the game we can anchor the controls to the console again to use the 2 joycons again on the laptop if you have any questions you can follow this tutorial or the video that I leave below.

Without a doubt, playing 2 players in Doom on Nintendo Switch is quite an experience, isn’t it? What do you think? I’d love to read you! I also remind you that you can share this article with your friends and family through your social networks. Thank you very much for everything!