What are the best Multiplayer splitscreen games for Nintendo Switch?

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    #1Overcooked

    Overcooked
    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.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

    $16.99

    Roger Howard
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "I love the switch but I want to play games that take full advantage of multiplayer split screens for the system. Overcooked is a great game for having that option. "
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    #2Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a kart racing game by Nintendo where players compete in a race or battle mode with up to four players in a local multiplayer mode. There are also tons of characters make way as guests, including Splatoon's Inklings.

    Games

    Amazon, Nintendo Switch, Walmart, eBay

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    Gloria Taylor
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "There is honestly no other platform for Mario Kart than the Nintendo Switch. It brings back so much nostalgia for my childhood! This game always has and always will be a classic. I can't wait to launch the blue turtle shell and win the race!"
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    #3Sonic Mania

    Sonic Mania

    Sonic Mania is a 2D platform game by Sega. Players can select as Sonic, Tails, or Knuckles, and they have to face the robot army of Dr. Eggman. The game has a retro design with crisp details in HD, combined with high-speed gameplay.

    Games

    Nintendo Switch, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    John Burke
    Written on January 16, 2018
    "I love playing Sonic Mania on my Switch! It's a great deal of fun to play in the multiplayer split screen mode with my friends! I've logged in countless hours playing as Sonic and all kinds of other characters. This is seriously one of my favorite games of all time! "

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that in August 2017, a gaming company sued Nintendo for patent infringement with its release of the Switch gaming console into the US soil? A Los Angeles-based tablet manufacturer named Gamevice (formerly Wikipad) filed a lawsuit against Nintendo in 2017, citing that the newly released console is similar to the patent they filed for their upcoming debut product, the Wikipad, which was supposed to be an Android-supported tablet with removable controllers for a better gaming experience. Gamevice reportedly wanted payments for damages in the suit, along with the banning of Nintendo's prized console, but they voluntarily withdrew the suit in October of the same year. 

In 2018, Gamevice once again sued Nintendo for patent infringement, this time for parts. The suit also requested damages and wanted to see the US government block the import of Nintendo's latest generation console. Gamevice's first gaming tablet, the WIkipad, received poor reviews from IGN because of poor build quality, lack of games, and outdated software. The company has dropped its project for an Android tablet, and has now turned its eyes to the peripherals market for Apple devices, as the California-based technology manufacturer is potentially looking to dip its toes into the gaming market. 

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    #4Rocket 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.

    Games

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

    $19.99

    Sharon Nguyen
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "Older game but is still fun. Can have several players for maximum fun. Good for friendly or unfriendly competition."
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    #5Rayman 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.
    Games

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

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    Justin Mason
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "Rayman Legends is the best version of a classic series by Ubisoft. It's so much fun to play with others! The graphics are excellent and endearing, you just have to play it to see it for yourself. It could be counted as split screen if you play with two Nintendo Switches though."
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    #6Fire Emblem Warriors

    Fire Emblem Warriors

    Fire Emblem Warriors is a Strategy Hack and Slash RPG game that utilizes the gameplay of Dynasty Warriors. Play as the classic or the new characters of the Fire Emblem saga.

    Games

    Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS

    $59.99

    Angela Xu
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "Fire Emblem Warriors is a nice Dynasty Warriors game in Nintendo Switch. You can play solo or team-up in coop mode. You can also command your fleet and ask help from your allied heroes. It is a good choice if you love hacking and slashing platoons of enemies!"
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    #7LEGO 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.

    Games

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

    $19.99

    Madison Crawford
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "LOVE this game. It also keeps my kids entertained for hours as they do challenges and discover new heroes. I would recommend this if you're also looking to play a multiplayer game with your kids!"

Summary

Best What are the best Multiplayer splitscreen games for Nintendo Switch
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1OvercookedGames 9 Paid
2Mario Kart 8 DeluxeGames 7 Paid
3Sonic ManiaGames 6 Paid
4Rocket LeagueGames 5 Paid
5Rayman LegendsGames 3 Paid
6Fire Emblem Warriors Games 3 Paid
7LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2Games 0 Paid
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