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Best PS5 Split-Screen Games To Play In 2022

You can still enjoy multiplayer gaming on the couch in 2022, and these split-screen PlayStation 5 games are the best of the bunch.


The best split-screen PS5 games give players the chance to play alongside friends and family like the old days: sitting next to each other on the couch. Thankfully, nowadays you don't have to sit on the floor close to the TV because of pesky controller cords. But even in 2022 when multiplayer on PlayStation 5 is dominated by online modes with large player counts, you can still find an intimate experience to play at home with your buddies. Plus, you don't have to worry about garbled voices from faulty headset mics. Split-screen and local multiplayer games still have a home in modern gaming, whether you're playing against or alongside the people sitting next to you on the couch. Our list of the best split-screen PS5 games includes games from a wide variety of genres, so we're sure it will have something of interest.

Many of these games are PS4 titles that are backwards compatible with the PS5, but a fair number of them have received updates to enhance them on the newer, more powerful hardware. We've listed our picks in alphabetical order and included details about the multiplayer options in each game.

For more local multiplayer games, make sure to take a look at our list of the best couch co-op games for couples and best games to play with people who don't normally play games. We also have a bunch of roundups highlighting the best titles for all major platforms, including the best PS5 games so far, best Xbox One games, best Xbox Series X games so far, best Nintendo Switch games, and best PC games to play in 2022.

The Best Split-Screen PS5 Games

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