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Best PS5 Split-Screen Games For Co-Op And Competitive Multiplayer

Playing games with a friend in your living room remains a phenomenal experience--here are the best titles to jump into with a pal IRL on the PlayStation 5.


Though nowadays when we think about multiplayer, our minds likely jump to online competition, it's always nice to see games support split-screen multiplayer. Whether you're working together alongside family or engaging in casual competition with friends, split-screen and local multiplayer still has a place in modern gaming. And with the holidays around the corner, you may want to stock up on some games to play during upcoming gatherings. If you're gaming on PS5, our list of the best PS5 split-screen games is sure to have something(s) of interest. Many of these games are PS4 games that are backward compatible with the PS5, but they've mostly received updates to enhance them on the newer, more powerful hardware.

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 2021.

The Best Split-Screen PS5 Games

The Best Co-Op PS5 Games

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