Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord offers several game modes. Aside from the campaign mode, in which you develop your hero, recruit soldiers, complete missions, or even create your own country, the game allows you to conduct quick battles, as well as play multiplayer games with other players. This page of the guide lists all modes available in Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord.
The campaign is the basic mode of Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord. In the campaign mode, the game is divided into two modes - world map and combat. The first mode allows you to develop your hero, gather soldiers, trade, join a faction, or conduct diplomatic activities. The combat mode comes into play when you're about to clash with an enemy. You'll be taken to a battlefield where you and your soldiers will personally participate in the battle.
Custom battle mode enables you to take part in quick battles against a AI-controlled opponent. Before the clash, you decide the specifics - you can customize the amount of soldiers or the location of the battle.
During multiplayer battles, there are a few or several dozen players playing at once. Online battles take place in different modes - deathmatch, team deathmatch, or the commander mode, in which each player leads a group of soldiers.