Top 30 Local Multiplayer Games – PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

There are many local multiplayer games available for various platforms. Whether on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch or others, there are several options both exclusive and cross-platform to play together. Whether you are looking for cooperative games or if you prefer competitive, here are the best 30 games that have local multiplayer!

1. Rocket League

Platforms : PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

If your family and friends are fans of car games and football, well, here’s a 2×1! Each game divides the players into two teams, and you must use your own car to hit the gigantic ball into the opposing goal. Turbos, stunts, jumps and spins are very important to defend and attack effectively. Few games will bring as much fun in your home as this one!

2. Overcooked! 2

Platforms : PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

Overcooked! 2 presents you and your colleagues with the challenge of cooking under pressure, in a series of most unlikely restaurants. It is vital to know how to coordinate with each other and not collide, because every second matters in this cooperative game. Fun and laughter are guaranteed, because there always comes a point that is very absurd. If you are looking for something nice, funny but also challenging, try Overcooked!

3. Super Mario Party

Platforms : Nintendo Switch.

The quintessential minigame game! And it is that the Mario Party saga has always been defined by the diverse amount of tests that each player must do. The objective of the game is to win as many stars as possible and, for this, you have to be victorious in each minigame. Rematches are assured, so set aside enough hours in the afternoons of the week, because it can be a never-ending battle!

4. Minecraft

Platforms : Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, PS3 and PS4.

Minecraft can also be enjoyed with local multiplayer. Although it is common to choose to play online, the console versions allow split screen play. In this way, you can get together with your family and friends to build, explore and fight dangerous creatures. Unfortunately, the split screen option is not available on PC.

5. Borderlands 2

Platforms : PS3, Xbox 360 and PC (see note). Also on Xbox One and PS4 with “The Handsome Collection”.

The world of Pandora is the ideal setting to venture out with your friends and family. There’s a lot to do and you can play co-op from start to finish. Borderlands 2 took the proposal from the first part and expanded it in such a way that it is almost infinite. Whether you’re discovering the story together or exploring and completing side quests, you’ll have hours of entertainment ahead of you!

Note : the split screen cooperative does not work officially on PC, but with unofficial methods.

6. FIFA 20 or PES 2020

Platforms : PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch (FIFA 20 only).

Any football or other sport game can be played with local multiplayer. We put FIFA 20 and PES 2020 as representatives of this type of game, as they are among the most bought and played. And it is that being able to choose your favorite soccer team and beat your brothers or friends is priceless. If you don’t want to face your teammates, you can also play on the same team and win a tournament together!

7. Resident Evil Revelations 2

Platforms : Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Resident Evil Revelation 2 is a tense and interesting game, with the usual touches of survival horror . It is preferable to play it with someone other than alone, as talking and coordinating with your partner results in a more satisfying experience. The game is not without its challenges, so both of you must give your all to survive. As an added detail, you can also play the Raid mode cooperatively!

If you are all big fans of the Resident Evil saga, 5 and 6 can also be enjoyed cooperatively.

8. Divinity: Original Sin II

Platforms : Nintendo Switch, PS4, PC and Xbox One.

Anyone who considers himself an RPG lover should play Divinity: Original Sin II! It’s an incredibly rich role-playing game, both in character options and in story and setting. It also has a powerful cooperative mode in which your actions will affect the fate of the world of Divinity. Help people, hunt dangerous enemies, unlock dozens of skills and discover an epic world with your companions.

9. A Way Out

Platforms : PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Being locked in a cell is not exactly very fun. So why not get together with your partner and escape from jail? That’s what A Way Out is all about, a completely cooperative game in which you must find your way out of prison. There are phases of stealth, action, and driving, among others, and it feels like you’re in a movie. Highly recommended for playing side by side!

10. Fighting games

We could tell you about a specific fighting game but, to be honest, there are many excellent options on the market. All of these games include an option to play multiplayer in local mode, as long as you can let off steam by beating your friends and family. It’s a healthy therapy, right? In some cases, the fighting is more technical; in others, the important thing is to chain combos in the best way.

Here is a list of recommended fighting games:

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo Switch)
  • Street Fighter V (PS4 and PC)
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4 and PC)
  • Tekken 7 (Xbox One, PS4 and PC)
  • SoulCalibur 6 (PC, Xbox One, and PS4)
  • Mortal Kombat 11 (PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch)
  • Injustice 2 (PS4, Xbox One, and PC)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PS4)
  • Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4)
  • Virtua Fighter 5 (PS3 and Xbox 360)
  • BlazBlue Central Fiction (Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4 and PC)
  • Guilty Gear Xrd (PS3, PS4 and PC)
  • The King of Fighters XIV (PC and PS4)
  • Skullgirls (PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, and Nintendo Switch)
  • Brawlhalla (PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch)

11. Mario Kart 8

Platforms : Wii U and Nintendo Switch (Deluxe version).

Mario Kart is one of the best racing game sagas ever made. In this installment, the game looks better than ever, with many characters to choose from and circuits to compete on. There are many ways to entertain you for many afternoons, and it is always funny to be part of the swing when it comes to using objects. No one is spared from being crushed or electrocuted!

12. Portal 2

Platforms : Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (see note).

Portal 2 contains a very entertaining cooperative mode. You will play as two very nice robots and you will need to coordinate your movements well with your partner to overcome each level. You have to use your imagination and be creative with the solutions, because at times the phases will become a headache. If you like to solve puzzles, Portal 2 is a great option!

Note : For the PC version, one needs to use a keyboard and mouse, while the other uses a controller.

13. Diablo III

Platforms : PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

It is much better to fight against hundreds of hellish creatures when you have a friend or family member fighting by your side. And the waves of enemies never end! Diablo III is a great action RPG that invites you to explore dungeons and face great bosses who impose a lot. You will live a dark history in a decadent world that you must save at all costs. Will you achieve it?

14. Gears of War 4

Platforms : Xbox One and PC (see note).

Gears of War 4 is one of the most impressive shooters that have been made in recent years. The action continues as visceral and fast-paced as ever, with fierce enemies seeking to eliminate us at all costs. For this reason, playing cooperatively is more than recommended, well, what is better than two pairs of hands to repel a bloody invasion? And if you’re in the mood for more after the campaign, there are a handful of bonus modes!

Note : the PC version only has local co-op for campaign mode.

15. Rayman Legends

Platforms : Wii U, Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.

This excellent action platformer can be played by up to four people cooperatively. Rayman Legends is quite visually pretty, with striking coloring. In addition, the phases present many challenges and there are a large number of levels to overcome. It can be finished in about ten hours, but if you are very adventurous and want to do it all, you will have more than enough content!

16. Cuphead

Platforms : PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

If you and your friend are looking for a challenging game, play Cuphead! For many, this game is a difficult challenge to overcome, and there are those who have ended up giving up, especially in high difficulties. It is a platform game with action phases and focused on the battles against the final bosses. One of the great virtues is the artistic and graphic section, as it is a very good reference to classic Disney animations!

17. Lara Croft and The Guardian of Light + The Temple of Osiris

Platforms : Xbox 360, PC and PS3 for The Guardian of Light. Xbox One, PC and PS4 for The Temple of Osiris.

Lara Croft made the leap into isometric view with The Guardian of Light, and the result is pretty good! Together you can solve puzzles, face enemies and avoid traps that require foresight and quick reactions. The Temple of Osiris expands on this idea, although it is considered inferior to The Guardian of Light. In any case, both are well entertaining adventures, perfect for playing in local multiplayer.

While The Guardian of Light can be enjoyed with two players, The Temple of Osiris allows up to four.

18. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Platforms : PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

If you are looking for an alternative to Mario Kart, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is considered the crazy brother. You also compete through numerous circuits, where speed, jumps and sharp corners prevail. How could it be otherwise, each player can use harmful objects to annoy opponents. There are more than enough modes, characters, and karts to play for weeks, and the action never stops!

19. TowerFall Ascension

Platforms : PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

TowerFall Ascension is a survival and fighting game in which bows and arrows are the absolute protagonists. In addition, in the games you can obtain shields, wings and special powers to enhance your attacks. Finally, TowerFall Ascension can be enjoyed both fighting against each other and playing in Quest mode, a survival mode that accepts up to two players. Sharpen your aim!

20. LEGO games

There are many LEGO games that you can enjoy on the different consoles and on PC. Not all are available on all current and previous generation platforms, but there are more than enough options. In all of them you must fight, solve puzzles and find secrets in the most difficult to reach corners. They are also games where you unlock a lot of content, especially characters!

As they are all quite similar, the important thing is to play one with characters and universes that you like. Here are some examples of franchises:

  • Lego star wars
  • Lego batman
  • LEGO Dimensions
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  • LEGO City Undercover
  • LEGO DC Super-Villains
  • Lego harry potter
  • LEGO The Lord of the Rings

21. Don’t Starve Together

Platforms : PS4, Xbox One and PC (see note).

Don’t Starve Together is a survival video game in which you collaborate with your friends to avoid one thing: starve. And you have to keep your sanity as long as you can! It is important to seek resources, find shelter, and help each other, as there is little that one can accomplish. On consoles you can enjoy split screen well, and there are several game modes, each with a different approach.

Note : there is no official local cooperative on PC, but split screen can be achieved unofficially.

22. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Platforms : PC, PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is one of the best racing games you can play, available on various platforms. It looks a lot like Mario Kart or Crash Team Racing, in the sense of having frantic, action-packed races. The best thing is to do stunts and know how to take the curves, to show your people how good you are at the wheel. And there are several characters to choose from!

23. Trine 2

Platforms : PC, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360.

In terms of platform games and puzzle solving, Trine 2 is one of the best games to play in company. Up to three players can be played, each controlling a specific character, although with the option to switch between two. It is not a very long game, but it is more than enough to spend a few days solving each level and discovering a story worthy of a story.

24. The Jackbox Party Pack

Platforms : PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. It depends on the version.

The Jackbox Party Packs are a compilation of very varied minigames perfect for large groups, although they can also be played with two or three people. At the moment there are 6 Jackbox Party Packs, with a seventh on the way. It is fully enjoyed with mobile phones in hand, as it is part of the dynamics of these games. Questions, drawings, crazy answers, quotes, there is everything!

25. Snipperclips

Platforms : Nintendo Switch.

Snipperclips is an exclusive game for Switch in which you must solve puzzles through shapes and physics. Up to four players can be played on a single screen, so there’s no excuse to be stuck! Four minds and unlimited imagination are the perfect tools to overcome each level with creativity. Beyond the main mode, there are others to extend the life of the game. Cut there and there!

26. Worms WMD

Platforms : PS4, PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Worms are classic games that were once super popular. Currently they do not know each other that much, but they still have their faithful community. Worms WMD is a return to 2D graphics, with all that that entails. It is a turn-based strategy game, in which you control your small but ferocious worms and use all kinds of weapons to eliminate the entire opponent. A funny game to enjoy with others!

27. The Escapists 2

Platforms : PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PS4.

The Escapists 2 is a role-playing, strategy and adventure game in which, together with your companions, you look for a way to escape from prison. You must follow the usual routines of the day to day in jail but, at the same time, also fulfill missions of other prisoners. Little by little, a plan will be drawn up and the final day to escape will arrive. Will you get it?

28. Guacamelee! 2

Platforms : PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

Guacamelee 2 is a metroidvania with a tremendous Mexican flavor and aroma in absolutely everything. The game introduces us to Juan Aguacate and company, who must save the Mexiverso once again. To do this, you must obtain different powers that serve various purposes, in addition to giving the enemies what they deserve. It’s quite a nice title to play with others on the same screen, so give it a try!

29. Castle Crashers

Platforms : Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC.

The famous Castle Crashers! In its day it was very popular, and it is still an essential to play with your friends and family from the same sofa. It is an action game with RPG touches, but its grace is that, after passing certain phases, you will have to fight against your companions! It’s also very replayable, and if you love these types of games, you’ll be entertained for weeks.

30. Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle

Platforms : Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC.

If you and your friends or family like Capcom’s classic beat’em ups , why not opt ​​for this compilation? You will have a lot to play, especially many enemies to hit. These games have been behind them for many years, but they are still fun.

The list of games included in the Capcom Beat’Em Up Bundle is as follows:

  • Final fight
  • Captain commando
  • The king of dragons
  • Knights of the Round
  • Warriors of fate
  • Armored Warriors
  • Battle Circuit


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