What are the best local co-op multiplayer games for PS4?

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    #1Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition

    Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition
    This Ultimate Evil Edition contains both Diablo III and the Reaper of Souls expansion set, together in one definitive volume. (Reaper of Souls is the first expansion to Diablo III with very new features).

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Michael Schmidt
    Written on May 22, 2017
    "Online gaming is great but I still don't see it as any substitute for playing some games with your friends in person. It's getting harder to find games that have local co-op, but Diablo III does not disappoint: it's an excellent game with an engaging multiplayer mode that you won't get tired of anytime soon. "
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    #2Rocket League

    Rocket League

    Rocket League, a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, is a multiplayer football game that involves cars. Released in 2015, the football racing game was developed and published by Psyonix, Inc.


    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One


    Austin Ward
    Written on September 4, 2018
    "@Eugene Brown Good graphics or not, it's the gameplay that counts for me. Plus the community isn't as toxic as other game communities, so that's a really good plus in my books. But hey, to each their own, bruv."
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    Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang and Markus Persson. Released in 2009, this game became the best-selling computer game with over 29 million copies sold worldwide. Available on various platforms.


    Windows, Android, iOS, Nintendo 3DS , Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS Vita, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4


    Andrés Álvarez
    Written on September 4, 2018
    "Singlehandedly the best sandbox survival game on the market IMHO, and the fact that it has multiplayer and sooooo many servers just make it better. The community is super annoying and salty tho, but hey, it's a game aimed for kids, so what else did you expect"


The biggest LAN party in history had over 22,000 computers participating? It was 22,483 devices to be exact beating the previous record of 17,618 set in 2013. The event, Dreamhack Winter, a three-day digital festival held in a giant hall in Sweden. LAN parties are pretty much an antiquated concept to most gamers today. A LAN (local area network) party is a local game session of gamers, to put it in simple terms. They would come together with their PCs in one place, connect to another, and play. Being local and connected through wires means no lag. That's why LAN parties host skill-based games like Quake and Unreal Tournament.

LAN features are pretty much non-existent today, save on a few old or smaller games. With Internet connection speeds getting better and better, online was the way to go. We've reached a point where you can play a game and experience little to no latency at all. Besides, games today need a constant connection. It's either for downloading content or their progression system in place. The closest thing we get today is local multiplayer games. They still rely on an internet connection though. Another option would be on consoles like the Xbox One and PS4. There are some local co-op multiplayer games for the PS4 with some not needing a connection. They run from the console itself and support up to 4 players.

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    #4Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
    Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is a game bundle that has the Borderlands 2 and the Borderlands: The Pre Sequel. It was developed by Gearbox Software and was released by 2K for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Samantha Fields
    Written on September 4, 2018
    "Borderlands will always hold a special place in my heart, but let's face it, this one doesn't hold a torcfh to the original. But it's still good. Any Borderlands game is worth playing"
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    #5Divinity: Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin

    Divinity: Original Sin is an isometric fantasy role-playing game developed and published by Larian Studios. It also features tactical turn-based combat, a highly interactive world, and lots of choices and consequences.


    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Ángela Baltazar
    Written on April 29, 2017
    "Divinity Original Sin was a game I was looking for, with local coop multiplayer. But it wasn't on the PS4, only windows and mac, so it didn't help when it was on the steam system. I'll look elsewhere."
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    #6Rayman Legends

    Rayman Legends
    Rayman Legends is a platforming game by Ubisoft. The game is about Rayman and Globox enter new realms by entering a collection of paintings. Players can also play as the Teensies and princesses by rescuing them.

    Amazon, Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii U

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    Cheryl Wallace
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "I have been looking for a game that me and my nephew can play together on one TV using two controllers, and the only system he owns is a PS4. I thought that Rayman Legends turned out to be one of the most fun games we have ever played together, and the 2D graphics and great music blew me away."
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    #7Injustice 2

    Injustice 2
    Injustice 2 is a sequel to the 2013 fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. There are 16 new playable characters from DC Universe, and 13 returning characters from the previous installment.

    PlayStation 4, Android, iOS


    Laura Warren
    Written on February 13, 2017
    "This is a fun game for 2 people to play on a game night situation. It's super easy to load up and figure out set up to jump right into battling and having fun with friends."
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    Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Xbox One, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire


    George Ross
    Written on July 9, 2017
    "Terraria is a 2D sandbox game where i can team up with friends in an endless side scrolling adventure fighting, creating, and working my way through a continually expanding adventure. I can join my friends on this epic adventure fighting mobs of enemies, and epic bosses."
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    Overcooked is a cooking simulation game by Ghost Town Games and Team 17. Hosting one to four players, they have to prepare meals within a time limit while navigating through stage obstacles.

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch


    Simon Xue
    Written on February 28, 2017
    "Overcooked is a hectic game for the PS4 that can entertain for hours. The game throws you and your friends into a crazy kitchen, and you will constantly be bumping into each other and frantically running about. It reminds me of why I started to play video games."
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    #10Resident Evil Revelations 2

    Resident Evil Revelations 2

    Resident Evil Revelations 2 is a cooperative horror game that explains what happened to Claire Redfield after the events of RE Code Veronica. It also offers a co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One


    Jack Matthews
    Written on September 12, 2017
    "I have to say that Resident Evil Revelations 2 is one of the best co-op multiplayer games for PS4 I've played! The graphics are amazing and the gameplay is smooth and fun! Multiplayer is made for this game and I highly recommend the game to anyone who loves multiplayer co-op games. "
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    #11Don't Starve Together

    Don't Starve Together
    Don't Starve Together is a multiplayer game that was designed for various gaming console platforms. It features co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends in this world where you cannot go hungry.

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux


    Andrea Burke
    Written on April 2, 2018
    "This is such a fun co-op game. It's one of the few I can sit down and play with my family locally, and it's great to spend time with them while we strategize how to survive the longest. "
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    #12Lego Worlds

    Lego Worlds
    Lego Worlds is an open world video game available for Windows computers, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It was developed by TT Games, Traveller's Tales and was published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One


    Olivia Morrison
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "I love this game and it's fun for all ages. We played with lots of Legos when my son was growing up, so I have a love for everything Lego. This game brings back lots of memories of the hours we spent building things."
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    #13The Jackbox Party Pack 4

    The Jackbox Party Pack 4

    The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a new storied party game from the Jackbox Party franchise, with new mini-games as "Fibbage", "Survive the Internet", "Monster Seeking Monster", "Brackteering"and "Civic Doodle".


    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac


    Howard Hanson
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a fun local co-op multiplayer game on PS4. This is a great game for parties and is appropriate for all ages. I think the best thing about this game is that you can play it on your smartphone."
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    #14Awesomenauts Assemble!

    Awesomenauts Assemble!

    Awesomenauts Assemble! is a 2D multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) fitted into the form of an accessible 3-on-3 action platformer and developed by Dutch video game development company Ronimo Games.



    PlayStation 4 , Xbox One


    Brenda Ruiz
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "Awesomenauts Assemble! is a great game to play with friends. You can play locally with friends or online in split-screen mode. It is rated T so is not good for young children. It involves strategy and action and I love the price."
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    #15LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an action-adventure game by Traveller's Tales and Warner Bros. Players explore the Marvel Universe and take the role of its characters. It can be played on PC and Mac, and on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PS4.


    Windows, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Mac


    Russell Lee
    Written on January 17, 2018
    "I adore Lego and Marvel Super Heroes 2. This is a dream come true, two of the most exciting things joined as one! I love the fact that I can just play and get rid of my stress from a difficult day. I especially enjoy the fact that I can join my friends in a game and we can work together."
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    #16Rogue Legacy

    Rogue Legacy
    Rogue Legacy is a roguelike metroidvania video game developed and published by Cellar Door Games. Released in 2013, this game can be played on PlayStation 3, 4, and Vita, Windows PC, macOS, Linux, and Xbox One.

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Linux


    Hu Sun
    Written on April 1, 2018
    "The game is very eye grabbing despite its simple 2d format. Its become very popular with new indie games to go with less processing and focus more on features and content rather than graphics. Down side is the solution isn't for PS4 and doesn't have multiplayer option. "
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    #17Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

    Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

    Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the full and complete edition of Shovel Knight, a sweeping classic 2D side-scrolling platform game series with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic.


    Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox One


    Nathan Soto
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "This is a great local co-op game on every platform that it is on. If you haven't played it yet give it a shot."
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    #18Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge is Power is a PS4 exclusive show quizz video game developed by Wish Studios where you and family and friend answer a massive variety of trivia questions with tactile challenges.  


    PlayStation 4


    Lawrence Reid
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "The tactile challenges make this game a lot better than others. It makes it more challenging to play. It's not too expensive so it's worth buying."
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    Broforce is a run-and-gun platform video game released on 15 October 2015 with up to four players cooperatively playing against enemies. It is developed by Free Lives and published by Devolver Digital.


    Windows, PlayStation 4, Mac


    Karen Tucker
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "Broforce is a cheesey, rude, totally for 80's kids brawler. And I kinda love it when I'm in the mood :) Thing is, what I really want to do with this game is play with my friends on the ps4 - but local coop was busted by a PS update. I ended up uninstalling it, but if they've fixed it or you can get it to work, give it a try."
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    Gauntlet is a co-op action role-playing video game where four players must battle against monsters, bosses, traps, and so on. It was developed by Atari Games and was initially released in 1985 for Windows PC and Sony PlayStation 4 consoles.


    Windows, PlayStation 4


    Zachary Day
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "A new update on an old classic. Great co-op multiplayer game."
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    #21Rock Band 4

    Rock Band 4

    Rock Band 4 is a music/rhythm video game developed and published by Harmonix. Show off your skills and play alone or with friends in this fun game, with more than 1500 tracks available to play. (Requires the use of music gaming controllers or a USB microphone).


    Xbox One, PlayStation 4


    Daniel Antonio
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "rock band is a good game to play for parties. get some friends over and play all night. the music in the game is very good as well."
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    #22FIFA 17

    FIFA 17
    FIFA 17 is a sports video game in the FIFA series developed and published by Electronic Arts. The new features in FIFA 17 include new attacking techniques, physical player overhaul, active intelligence system, a set piece rewrite and a new single-player story campaign mode, "The Journey". 

    Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One


    Hemant Patel
    Written on June 14, 2017
    "This is a pretty good game for soccer fans. The graphics are well done and the players are fairly easy to control. The action is intense and the players are full of personality, making you feel like you are actually at the match. I am not really a fan of soccer but, I give the game itself two thumbs way up!"
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    Fortnite is a free online action building game developed and published by Epic Games in 2017. It can be played on almost all known gaming platforms and has separate software packages with different game modes that share the same gameplay.


    Playstation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch


    Brandon Valdez
    Written on January 7, 2017
    "Fortnite is a fantastic game worth checking out. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer local co-op and requires friends to have their own console to play with them via online co-op. The number of games that support local co-op these days has unfortunately dwindled dramatically and unfortunately, that is no exception to Fortnite."
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    #24LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

    Lego Marvel Super Heroes is a Lego-themed action-adventure game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Feral Interactive. It's compatible with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOs and Android devices, and Windows and Mac computers.


    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, iOS, Android, Xbox One


    Jack Lopez
    Written on November 2, 2017
    "If you like the LEGO games, you've gotta check this one out. Super epic and will keep you and your buddies playing for days."


Best What are the best local co-op multiplayer games for PS4
1Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil EditionGames 21 Paid
2Rocket LeagueGames 19 Paid
3MinecraftGames 14 Paid
4Borderlands: The Handsome CollectionGames 14 Paid
5Divinity: Original SinGames 13 Paid
6Rayman LegendsGames 12 Paid
7Injustice 2Games 12 Free
8TerrariaGames 6 Paid
9OvercookedGames 5 Paid
10Resident Evil Revelations 2Games 3 Paid

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