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While Among Us is fun even on solo mode, it’s more exciting if you play it with your friends. The fact that the game supports cross platform makes it an even bigger hit. This is one of the contributing factors why it is now the most popular game, overtaking Fall Guys, and a host of other popular AAA games in mobile and PC platforms.

If you want to know how to invite or play with friends on Among Us, follow this guide.

Among Us has crossplay

Among Us runs on both PC and mobile (Android and iOS) so it makes sense for the developer to ensure that the game has crossplay feature. This means that players on mobile can play with others even if they are enjoying the game on a PC platform. 

If you have friends who only play Among Us on mobile, you can easily join them using your PC and vice versa.

Playing Among Us in cross platform mode is simple. All you have to do is select ONLINE and then click on Private.

Options to play with friends on Among Us

If it’s your first time to play Among Us, you’ll realize that there two multiplayer modes to play this game. One is Local and the other is Online.

What is Among Us Local Multiplayer?

Local multiplayer means that you can play with up to 4 friends as long as you are in the same wifi. This is great for a family setup.

What is Among Us Online Multiplayer?

Online Multiplayer, on the other hand, requires that you and your friends need to connect to the internet. This is a great option if you want to play with others outside your household.

How to invite friends on Among Us via Online Multiplayer

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Time Needed : 4 minutes

There are two main methods to play with your friends online or via the internet. You can either host a game or you can join an already hosted game by one of your friends. Once you’ve already connected with your friends, you can then opt to either play among yourselves online by selecting Private mode, or you can play with other random players in Public Mode.
Here’s how:

  1. Open Among Us.

    You can often find the icon on the desktop.
    among us cover

  2. Select “Online” from the title screen.

    Among Us Title screen
    This will allow you to play online.

  3. Select “Create Game” under Host.

    Among Us Create Game
    This will allow you to make your own game host.

  4. Choose a map, number of Impostors, language, and max players.

    Customize Among Us game
    Anything will do.

  5. Press “Confirm.”

    Customize Among Us game 1
    To save the change.

  6. If you want to play with your friends only, leave the box that says PRIVATE as is.

    If you want to make your hosted game available to strangers, click on the box that says PRIVATE so it changes to PUBLIC.
     Private Among Us

  7. Then, give the CODE to your friend so they can enter in on their end.

    You can use third party messaging platforms to provide the code to your friends. If you are on Steam, you can also message your friend using the Steam chat feature to give the code.
    Private Among Us 1

  • Among Us
  • Windows computer

How to join your friend’s private room

If your friend has already created a room, all you have to do is to enter the game room code. Here’s what you must do exactly:

  1. Load Among Us game.
  2. Select “Online” from the title screen.
  3. Enter your name by tapping the top rectangle.
  4. Get a room code from the host and tap “Enter Code” to type it in. Press the arrow icon next to it
  5. You should be in the waiting room. Wait until the game starts.

How to join another player’s public room

If you want to play with random players, all you have to do is go online and find a game under Public option. Here’s what you must do:

  1. Load Among Us game.
  2. Select “Online” from the title screen.
  3. Select “Find Game” under Public.
  4. Choose the map, number of Impostors, and language and push the refresh icon
  5. Select a room to join and wait until the game starts.

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