If you need to recharge, what better way than to cozy up with friends or family and play some couch co-op games? Whether you want space shooter action, a platform challenge, or a tricky puzzler, we have a game here for every co-op crew, including games built for pairs as well as trios and quartets. Here are the very best cooperative titles for the PlayStation, Xbox, Windows PC, and Nintendo Switch.
Updated May 2022: We’ve added five titles, including Untitled Goose Game, Moving Out, and LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.
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