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How to Split Screen on Minecraft PS4

Introduction

Welcome to our guide on how to split screen on Minecraft PS4! Split screen is a fantastic feature that allows you to play Minecraft with your friends or family on the same PS4 console, providing an unforgettable gaming experience. In this article, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of setting up split screen mode in Minecraft for PS4.

Step 1: Ensure You Have the Right Equipment

Before you can enjoy split screen on Minecraft, make sure you have the following:

  • A PlayStation 4 console
  • Minecraft game disc or digital download
  • Two DualShock 4 controllers (or more, depending on the number of players)
  • A compatible HDMI cable

Step 2: Start Minecraft on Your PS4

Insert the Minecraft game disc into your PS4 or select the Minecraft digital download from your library. Once the game is launched, follow these steps:

  1. Select the user profile you want to use for split screen.
  2. Ensure the desired controller is connected to the PS4 via USB cable or wirelessly.
  3. Press the "X" button to start the game.

Step 3: Enable Split Screen Mode

To enable split screen mode in Minecraft, follow these instructions:

  1. Once the game has loaded, have the primary player navigate to the Main Menu.
  2. Select "Play Game" and choose a saved or newly created world.
  3. Inside the selected world, the primary player should press the "Options" button on the controller.
  4. In the options menu, find and select "Invite to Game."
  5. A list of available user profiles will appear on the screen. Select the profile(s) you wish to join the split screen session.
  6. Confirm your selection, and the additional player(s) will join the game as split screen participants.

Step 4: Adjust Split Screen Settings

Once the split screen players have joined the game, you may want to adjust the split screen settings to optimize your gaming experience. Follow these steps:

  1. Press the "Options" button on the primary player's controller.
  2. Navigate to "Settings" and then "Video."
  3. In the video settings, you can adjust the split screen orientation, toggling between horizontal and vertical split screens.
  4. Experiment with different options until you find the most comfortable setup for all players.
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