It s all about a well-kept game night, which we spend together with the family or with friends in the coop together. Also this year, we expect many promising cooperative multiplayer titles, which we can play either locally or online together. The best Koop games for PS4 / PS5 as well as Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S shows Xbox in this release list.

Table of contents:

Best Couch Koop Games 2021 for PlayStation and Xbox
Best online co-op games 2021 for PlayStation and Xbox

Since steadily new games come, we will update this list continuously.

Last update on 26.10.2021 : Call of Duty: Vanguard, Forza Horizon 5 and other games added in the overview. In addition, games moved to 2022.

The best couch co-op games 2021 for PlayStation and Xbox

Call of Duty: Vanguard

Koop mode: 2 players inside in the couch coop or 4 players inside in online co-op
Genre: Shooter
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 05 . November 2021

It s about it : With Call of Duty: Vanguard returns the series back to the Second World War this year. In the campaign, you experience different stories on several fronts based on the real destinies of the former soldier. But there are also many multiplayer modes and a new zombie experience.

How to play in the coop : Even in the latest Call of Duty you can only experience the zombies mode together again. This is either on the couch for two or online to four playable.

Forza Horizon 5

Koop mode: 6 players inside in online co-op
Genre: racing game
Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 05 . November 2021

That s why it s : Forza Horizon 5 and thus the horizon festival are back and explore a completely new area. This time, the Hip Car Circus goes to Mexico and explore a detailed world. Whether glittering beaches, bumpy mountains, decorated cities or lowest jungle – in Forza Horizon 5 everything is there.

How to play in the coop : You can join your friends online with your friends and play prefabricated events or create their own races. Free cruises through the open world is also possible in the group.

It Takes Two

Koop mode: 2 players in the couch coop or online
Genre: Adventure
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 26 . March 2021

That s why it s: In IT Takes Two, you take the role of the destroyed love couple Cody and May. The two are transformed by a spell into dolls, watching in a fantasy world and become the Book of Love by Dr. Hakim accompanied. This is there to bend the relationship of the two again and send them to an adventure that changes wild the genres, from 3D-Jump & Run to third-person shooter.

So played in the coop: As already at A Way Out, you will be able to play IT TAKES Two exclusively for two in the split screen, no matter if in the couch coop or online. As in a way out, only a r of you have bought the game and can then charge the other person for playing for free. This must first make a free download from the store and can then live the entire game.

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Halo Infinite

Koop mode: 4 players inside in splits screen
Genre: Shooter
Platforms : Xbox One, Series X / S
Release: 8 . December 2021

That s why: With the ego shooter Halo: Infinite continue Microsoft and 343 Industries the history of the unofficial Xbox mascot Master Chief. Accordingly, this is Halo 6, but has another title. The game is based on a completely newly developed engine named Slipspace. This allows significantly better effects, more detailed textures and larger areas.

This is how the coop is played: It is already confirmed that the split screen will celebrate a comeback in the latest offshoot. After Halo 5: Guardians renounced on it, you can give us Infinite with up to three other players in the couch coal.

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Cuphead The Delicious Last Course

Koop mode: Couch coop for 2 players inside
Genre: Run & Gun
Platforms: Xbox One, Series X / S, Switch, PS4, PC
Release: 2021

That s why it s: With The Delicious Last Course, the cartoon genre mix of Shoot Em Up and Jump & Run Cuphead receives a DLC. Already the main game turned out to be a bang-hard challenge, the addon should also do not handle them with you. But last well, especially in the coop. Because here cooperation and friendship are properly put on the test.

This is how the coop is played: Cuphead can be addressed alone or in the local co-op with another teammate or another teammate. You just turn on the push of a button and slips into the role of Mugman or Ms. Chalice. So you can put together the dangerous bosses of the game.

Chicory: a colorful tale

Koop mode: Couch coop for 2 players inside
Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: PS4, PS5, PC
Release: 10 . June 2021

It s about it: You play a bitch or a dog, which keeps clean as a janitor in the tower of the most important person of the country. Because there is Chicory, which ensures as a holder of the brush ensures that the world is filled with colors. But a nasty power crashes Chicory in depression and henceforth you have to swing the brush and color the places.

How to play in the coop: The entire Zelda-Like can be experienced together. However, only one is controlling the character while the second person takes over the control of a second brush. But here, especially on the console helps, when controlling the character and brush is specifically adopted by two players.

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Back 4 Blood

Koop mode: Online coop for 4 players inside
Genre: Shooter
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 12 . October 2021

That s why it s about: Left 4 Dead 2 does not get a direct successor, but an unofficial: back 4 Blood is the name of the new Zombie Koop shooter, which is supposed to open up in June and all the way to a rapid thing in the style of L4D Bloody undead hunt sends. According to Turtle Rock, you can expect many heroes, more focus on story and more enemies than that was the case in Left 4 Dead. In the trailer we see for example enemies, which suddenly break out of the ground.

This is done in the coop: In Back 4 Blood you connect as in Left 4 Dead with up to three other co-zombie hunters and hunters together and fight them together through the campaign of the shooter, shoots massly zombies over The pile and tries not to bite himself into the grass.

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Diablo 2 resurrected

Koop mode: Online coop for 8 players inside
Genre: Action-RPG
Platforms: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X / S, Switch, PC
Release: 23 . September 2021

It s about it : Diablo 2 is still one of the big classics for many and is especially interesting for RPG and co-op fans. Because the new edition will enable you to experience the story together with friends. Rough is about the game to stop destroying with your own hero, which devastates the land by the return of Diablo.

How to play in the coop: Unlike Diablo 3, Diablo 2 RMaster will not provide split screen coeop. Instead, there is the possibility but with eight players: inside through an online connection to prevent the machinations of Diablo.

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TEMTEM

Koop mode: 2 players inside in online co-op
Genre: Online RPG, MMO
Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, Switch
Release: 2021

It s about it: TEMTEM grabs the catch, training and fighting principle of Pokémon and packs it into a colorful MMO, which sends us together with other players on monster hunt. Tememem has already appeared in the Early Access for PS5, the final version is planned for 2021 and implementations for Xbox Series X / S and Switch.

This is played in the coop : The entire story campaign of TEMTEM can be completed either alone or online with friend.

Xboxs Early-Access test for the PS5 version you can read here:

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Outriders

Koop mode: Online coop for 3 players inside
Genre: Shooter
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 1 . April 2021

This is what: Behind Outriders is the new postalapalyptic shooter of the bullstorm makers People Can Fly, which promises fast action. In addition to normal firearms, there will also be magical skills you need if you want a chance against the supernatural opponents.

This is how the coop is played: Outrider can be experienced in the coop with up to three players. The multiplayer works quite simply about drop-in-drop-out.

Hood: Outlaws & Legends

Koop mode: Online coop for 4 players inside
Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 10 . May 2021

That s why: In the right to the legend of Robin Hood, we have to perform in Hood: Outlaws & Legends risky raids and robs a violent government.

This is how the coop is played: Two teams each with four players inside occur in action adventure against each other to perform the perfect robbery. Not only fight against each other, but also against Ki opponents.

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F1 2021

Koop mode: Online coop for 2 players inside
Genre: racing game
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 16 . July 2021

That s why it s time: F1 2021 is the latest offshoot to the popular royal class of racing. In the simulation you can experience a career mode, which is a bit based on the Netflix documentary Drive to Survive. There is also a co-op career that can be experienced online with another teammate or another teammate.

So played in the coop: New at F1 2021 there is the co-op career. For two, you can only play a complete career in a racing team online.

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Far Cry 6

Koop mode: Online coop for 2 players inside
Genre: ego shooter
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PC
Release: 7 . October 2021

That s why: Far Cry 6 plays on Yara, a caribbean island laid on the real Cuba. Diktator Anton Castillo built a terrorist state. His son Diego, the Castillo teaches the dictator craft, will play a special role in the story. You take the guerrilla recruits Dani Rojas, which you can optionally play as a woman or man and have to put the craft the craftsmanship.

How to play in the coop: You can play the entire story and other modes for two as you already with several parts of the series. However, this only works via the online mode.

More co-op games 2021

The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes
Metal Tales Overkill
Gravity Heroes
Evil Dead: The Game
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition
Outbreak: The New Nightmare
Among us
Endless Dungeon
Balan Wonderworld
Samurai Gun 2
Re: Legend
Kitaria fables
SpaceBase Startopia
Hellpoint
Shing!
Dungeon Defenders: Awaked
Chains of Fury
Obey me
Curse of the Sea Rats
Mighty Goose
Haven (PS4 version)
Space Jam: A New Legacy The Game
Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All!
Agricultural Simulator 22
The Anacrusis
Keywe
Aragami 2
Aliens: Fireteam Elite
Tetris Effect: Connected (PS4, Switch)
The Ascent
Tribes of Midgard
Samurai Warriors 5
Orcs must be the! 3
Spellforce 3 reforced

Suspended co-op games 2021, which come 2022 or later

Dying Light 2

Koop mode: Online coop for 4 players inside
Genre: Open World Action
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Series X / S, PC, Switch
Release: 4 . February 2022

That s why it s time: With Dying Light 2, the Zombie Hatz continues. Again we play in the ego perspective, and again it takes us into a huge Open World. As the predecessor part 2 offers a gameplay mix of rapid parkour maneuvers over the roofs of a freely accessible city, martial carpies against zombies and people and a story about the demise in the world.

How to play in the coop: You can play the entire campaign of the zombie adventure together with up to three other fellow drivers. A zombie hunter acts as host, the campaign / world progress is only stored in this.

Gotham Knights

Koop mode: Online coop for 2 players inside
Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X / S PC
Release: 2022

That s why it s about: Batman Arkham is back… or not: The Bat Mausmann is supposedly no longer alive in the new game of Warner Bros. Games Montral (responsible for Arkham Origins). Instead, we hatch in Gotham Knights in the roles of Nightwing, Robin, Batgirl and Red Hood and protect Gotham City.

How to play in the coop: Gotham Knights can either be played completely alone, or another person turns on for the co-op. This then looks like a game figures available from the four and you fight you through Gotham.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Koop mode: Couch coop for 2 players inside
Genre: Action Adventure
Platforms: Xbox One, Series X / S, Switch, PS4, PS5, PC
Release: Q2 2022

That s why: Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a complete revision of the previous Lego Star Wars Games. You are experiencing the stories from all nine current Star Wars movies and can decide freely in which order you experience the story. For this you discover over 300 playable characters on more than 20 planets that will be freely explorable hubs.

This is how it is played in the coop: You can play in the Lego and thus also at the new Lego Star Wars at any time locally alone or with another teammate or another teammate. You just switch you to the push of a button.

Which co-op games can I play immediately on PlayStation & Xbox right now?

In our list from last year you will find the best 13 co-op games 2020 for PS4 and Xbox One. In addition, you will find in a separate list, the 12 best current co-op games for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S.

The best co-op games 2021 for Nintendo Switch can be found here by the way.

Which coal titles do you enjoy happy this year?