Custom Match Guides

Step-by-step guides of how to create a custom/private match for the various games offered by HSEL/MSEL.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Custom Match

      Launch the game by selecting the application on the home screen of your console or from the Battlenet games client...

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  • Chess Custom Match

      Head over to chess.com and from the “Play” menu, select “Play Online”. Select “Custom Game” on the right to be ...

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  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Custom Match

      Setting up a lobby for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will require players to first utilize our Matchmaking Queue...

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  • Dragon Ball Legends Custom Match

    Launch Dragon Ball Legends on your iOS/Android device.  Select “Menu” in the bottom right and then “PvP”. (Home Team...

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  • FIFA 21 Custom Match

      From the main menu, move to the “Online” tab and select “Online Friendlies”. Create a new season using the “New...

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  • Hearthstone Custom Match

      Load up Hearthstone from the Battlenet games client. Hearthstone custom matches are referred to as “Friendly Cha...

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  • Knockout City Custom Match

    Launch Knockout City from your console’s home screen or the Epic Games/Steam/Origin PC client.  Access the Main Menu...

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  • Madden 21 Custom Match

      From the main menu, select “Exhibition” and then “Online Head to Head”. Select “Play a Friend” to be taken to ...

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  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Custom Match

      From the main menu, select “Online Play”. Navigate to “Tournaments” from the online play menu. Select “Creat...

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  • NBA 2K21 Custom Match

      Load up NBA 2K21 and select “Play Now” found in the bottom-left. Navigate to the right and select “Play With Frie...

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  • Overwatch Custom Match

      Launch Overwatch from the Battlenet games client. From the main menu, select “Play”. Select “Game Browser” loc...

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  • Rainbow 6 Siege Custom Match

      Launch the game by selecting the application on the home screen of your console or from the Steam games client (PC...

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  • Rocket League Custom Match

      Launch the game by selecting the application on the home screen of your console or from the Epic Games client (PC)...

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  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Custom Match

      From the main menu, select “Online” and navigate to “Smash”. From the three main options, select “Battle Arenas...

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  • Valorant Custom Match

      Load up Valorant on the Riot Games client, and navigate to the “Play” menu. Hit “Custom Game” near the top (s...

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