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How To Play Brawlhalla – Everything you need to know about this excellent fighting game

Brawlhalla is a platform fighting game, one that will feel very similar to Smash Bros if you’ve ever played it. Not only that, but it’s also free to play, and has been on nearly every platform you could possibly hope for. It’s for that reason that you might want to know how to play Brawlhalla. That’s why we’ve put together this little Brawlhalla guide, so you can find your way in this excellent fighting game. 

How To Play Brawlhalla

Brawlhalla is a fighting game, which means you need to beat your opponents up and try to be the last one standing. However, rather than it being a traditional fighting game, one like Street Fighter, you need to knock your opponents off of the stage in order to win. You choose your character, then spend the match trying to stay on the stage while trying to knock the others off. 

It’s pretty easy, and the controls work well on both keyboard and controller, so don’t worry about choosing one or the other, just choose your preferred option. There are a few different items that can appear during matches too, but you’ll learn that all as you go. 

How To Get Better At Brawlhalla 

Getting better at Brawlhalla is pretty much about practice. Sorry, there aren’t any shortcuts to success here, though there are a few things you can keep in mind as you’re playing. The best advice is to try and stick with a single character. You’re going to want to give them all a go at first, but once you find one you like, try not to play as anyone else. This will allow you to practice their moves specifically and will help you get better as a result. 

Try to keep your combos as varied as possible, if you always do the same thing, then you become predictable and easy to punish. Also, practice edge-guarding, learning to knock an opponent down while in mid-air will really help, so practice your aerial game too. 

How To Play Brawlhalla Cross-Platform

Brawlhalla is one of the rare games that allows cross-platform play. If you’re playing on PC, Xbox One, or Switch, you can play with your friends on the other platforms. If you’re on PS4, then you can be annoyed at Sony instead.

To do this, set up a custom online game and share the room with your friends, they can join you from there. It’s also automatic to a degree, with players automatically matchmaking when in online queues. 

How To Add Friends on Brawlhalla 

Brawlhalla can link up with your Steam account and you can add friends from there, which is nice and easy. If you meet people in-game that you want to add, you can do so by selecting their name after a match and sending them an invite. 

How To Unlock Characters in Brawlhalla

Unlocking characters in Brawlhalla can be done by earning coins in the game and buying them through the store. You earn coins by completing challenges and even get some by simply logging in every day. If you’d rather have all of the characters right now, you can actually buy the All Legends Pack, from the Steam store. This will unlock all of the characters from now and any that are released from now on.

That’s it for this Brawlhalla guide, make sure to check out our other Brawlhalla guides to make sure your next brawl is a victory, especially our Brawlhalla weapons list.