How to Play Multiplayer in Nintendo Switch Sports
In Nintendo Switch Sports, it supports both local and online game with another player using a Nintendo Switch console. You can either team up or duel with your friend in this game.
Upon opening the game, you’ll see “Play Locally” on the menu, this means you can play with people with another Nintendo Switch Console that are in the same room as yours and with an option to play it with a Split Screen. The number of players that you can play with during this mode is 1 to 4 players, it requires multiple Joy-Cons for a local multiplayer game mode.
Playing with Friends online requires a Nintendo Switch Online Membership and this mode only allows 1 to 2 players. You also need a good internet connection to online and play smoothly with your friends, you can check your ping and wait for your friends while in lobby.