How to play Private Matches in The Finals

Aakrit Sharma
Different The Finals Contestants posing together

The Finals Season 2 is here, and it brings a ton of new features to the popular arena shooter. The latest season also fulfills fans’ requests for custom games. So, here’s everything you need to know about Private Matches in The Finals.

Embark has finally injected new content into The Finals through the release of Season 2. The latest season comes with a retro-vaporwave aesthetic alongside a new map, gadgets, the hacker playstyle, and more. The devs have also added a brand-new 5v5 mode for players to enjoy.

That’s not at all, as the game has also received a highly-requested feature that was teased right around the beginning of Season 1.

So, if you’re looking to play the game exclusively with your friends, here’s everything to know about Private Matches in The Finals.

The Finals Contestant with a mask holding a showel
Every Contestant class in The Finals has unique Specializations and Gadgets.

Can you play Private Matches in The Finals?

Yes, you can play Private Matches in The Finals. The feature arrived with Season 2, allowing players to create custom lobbies and play together.

How to play Private Matches in The Finals

To create Private Matches in The Finals, just follow these steps:

  1. Head into the ‘Select Game Mode’ menu and select a new option named Private Match.
  2. After selecting it, you’ll have to pick between the Bank It! or Quick Cash modes.
  3. Once you’re done, hit ‘Create Game.’

It’s important to note that a custom lobby can house a total of nine players, and you’ll need at least six to start a match.

Other players can join your custom lobby by typing in the four-character ID that will pop up after you create a match. Similarly, you can type in another ID to join someone else’s Private Match.

For more guides on The Finals, be sure to also check out some of our other pieces below:

Best The Finals PC settings | Best The Finals controller settings: Controller layout, sensitivity, aim assist, more | Is The Finals on PlayStation 4 & Xbox One? | The Finals: How to use Reserve loadout to switch weapon & Gadgets | The Finals: Best melee builds for Light, Medium & Heavy Contestants | The Finals: How to change your name

About The Author

Aakrit is a games writer with over 2000 published articles for EssentiallySports, Sportskeeda, FortniteINTEL, and CharlieINTEL. Currently, he writes guides on Minecraft, Roblox, Pokemon games, Genshin Impact, and Brawlhalla. Aakrit loves playing shooter games and in his free time, you can find him queued up in Valorant, Fortnite, Apex Legends, or Halo Infinite. You can contact Aakrit at [email protected].