Want to join your friends and play Genshin Impact in multiplayer? This guide on How To Play With Friends In Co-Op Multiplayer In Genshin Impact breaks down the UID system, the friends lists, and everything you need to know to have a friend join your game so you can explore the world together and unlock online play. it’s worth noting that the multiplayer is region locked, meaning you cannot play with someone from the US if you’re from the EU.
Genshin Impact allows you to play with a friend so that you both share the same game world. However, it’s not without restrictions. The joining player is not able to progress in their own world, cannot open certain chests, and cannot engage in quests alone. They are able to harvest materials, participate in combat and do almost anything else, but if it comes down to World Progression, you won’t share what is unlocked and progressed in the main players save.
How To Play With Friends In Multiplayer In Genshin Impact
If you are playing on the same platform simply open the co-op menu with L1 and Right on the D-Pad. You can see players on your current friends list on the same platform here. If you are playing on different platforms or your current platform does not support a friends lists, you need to use the Unique ID (UID), found on the main menu.
Then you can navigate to the co-op menu, add the users UID number, and this will add them to an in-game friends lists of sort.
- Multiplayer is unlocked at Adventure Rank 16
- Add players to your party via the co-op menu
- All players must meet multiplayer requirements to join a game