Rayman M is a spin-off of the Rayman series geared towards multiplayer, featuring characters from Rayman 2 along with a few new characters in racing and battle segments. The US version is known as Rayman Arena. There is also a pared-down version for PS1 called Rayman Rush.
- Advancing Wall of Doom: The final race of the game, Speed Stress, has an advancing wall as your main opponent. If it touches you, you lose the race.
- Canon Foreigner: Tily, Razorwife, Dark Globox and Henchman 1000 have yet to appear in the series proper.
- Cosmetically Different Sides: Every character plays exactly the same.
- Distaff Counterpart: Razorwife and Globette for Razorbeard and Globox, respectively.
- Epic Fail: During Battle levels, it is possible to hit yourself with your own projectiles and have your score go below zero. Yes, you can have a negative score in this game.
- Eternal Engine: Pipe Maze, Lava Factory, Electric Finale.
- Gangplank Galleon: Forest Jump, Zenith Harbour, Treasure Ship.
- Go-Karting with Bowser: Or footracing with Razorbeard, as the case may be.
- Human Ladder: Two Teensies form one as to be the same height as the other characters.
- Leitmotif: Each character has their own theme.
- Market-Based Title: The US version is known as Rayman Arena and the PlayStation version as Rayman Rush.
- Palmtree Panic: Dawn Sand, Water Canyon, 1000 Waterfalls, Palm Beach, Coconut Island.
- Promoted to Playable: Globox, Razorbeard, the Teensies and Henchman 800 from Rayman 2 are playable for the first time, preceding Globox and the Teensies' appearance in Rayman Origins.
- Ship Level: Treasure Ship.
- Variable Mix: In the race modes, the music playing changes depending on who is in the lead. It is generally in your interests to stay in first as long as possible, since the songs get continually better as they go on.