Buddying up with a friend and playing co-op games is how a lot of people have grown up and remains one of the best ways to entertain yourself for hours. Multiplayer games are often fun but being in the same room with a buddy adds in the fun of sharing the experience with them. So without any further ado, let’s begin with the Couch Co-op Games list for PS4.
Best Couch Co-op Games on PS4
1. Blazing Chrome
If you grew up in the ’90s then you must be familiar with the Contra series, in which two-man soldier team fight against an evil army, this could very well be the one which started the looter shooter genre. Blazing Chrome is just like Contra but with added features, you will still get the same nostalgic feeling with the 80’s soundtrack and distinct visuals.
Buddying up with someone will give you an added sense of security and you can play for hours on this one without needing to switch to another game. Blazing Chrome is challenging enough to make you want to beat it and revel in your success.
Alienation is an amazing game but what makes it better is having a buddy to co-op play with you. The animations and skills in the game make going against aliens a competition and soon enough you will be racing to get the highest stats among your friends.
Alienations get challenging as you progress in the game and makes you want to sit out the entire campaign without losing interest in delivering heart-pounding action at every instance. With amazing visuals and addictive gameplay, Alienation is a game we could not put down.
3. A Way Out
A Way Out forces you to be cohesive with the person you are playing the game with as you will need your collective wits and skills to outmaneuver out of sticky situations.
A Way Out is best enjoyed with when you have a telepathic understanding with the person you are playing it with as you get the feeling of a real team breaking out of prison and escaping with the law right on your backs.
4. Team Sonic Racing
Co-op games bring the best/worst out of people especially if these are like Team Sonic Racing where you can be a character of the Sonic franchise as you race past everyone else and use every element to gain an advantage.
Team Sonic Racing offers some great visuals and tracks, to begin with, but as you progress you will be trying to perfect every corner and push out on every straight as the game feels like a genuine racing title which delivers on all aspects. Race to victory to earn bragging rights in this amazing game which you can co-op with up to 4 players locally.
5. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
If you wish to amp up the crazy meter and go all guns blazing then Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is perfect for you. Borderlands will offer seamless crazy intensity fuelled hours for you and your friends to go split-screen and take down anyone who dares stand in your way.
With some over the top dialogue sequences and explosive action, you will not wish for Borderlands to ever end. There are tons of things to explore in this collection which means that you will be gleefully stuck for hours.
6. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2
Like all LEGO games, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is tons of fun, and the game gets better if you have someone with you to tag along. You will jump into the Marvel universe made of LEGO and the game has tons of funny dialogues and scene to have you in splits often.
With a collection of Marvel Heroes, you will be playing with a variety of characters whether it involves solving puzzles or exploring the open worlds it is more enjoyable with a friend.
7. Sky Force Reloaded
What’s better than being a pilot as you take down thousands of enemy planes and save civilians at the same time while dodging laser beams and bombs and getting out of some of the most creative airplane formations.
Sky Force series has always been best couch co-op games and fun, you will be mesmerized by the soundtrack and the visuals and you will have engaged in the game for hours. Every session of Sky Force Reloaded feels rewarding and is one of the best co-op games.
8. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
If you are a fan of the LEGO games and the Star Wars franchise then you need to check this one out, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens delivers the best bits from the movie and adds a bit of slapstick humor as well.
You will go throughout the story shown in the movie and with the ability to drop in and out of multiplayer you will have tons of fun, the game feels unrestrictive and the animations and visuals make for a great way to spend your weekends.
9. Goat Simulator
By now you’ve probably heard about Goat Simulator, but if you haven’t played this hilarious and unpredictable game then you’re in for a treat. This game gets as silly as it can stretch the imagination and as the title says all you have to do is be in control of a goat.
With seamless possibilities, Goat Simulator takes you on an unforgettable ride and the ability to grab a friend along in this weird game makes it even better.
10. Rocket League
RC Cars and Soccers come together in this perfect marriage of absolute absurdity that is Rocket League, you will often be in splits as you drive the ball to the goal only to be stopped abruptly by a piece of perfect driving, sheer luck or both.
Rocket League is amazing and has a personality to the game to make it challenging and fun at the same time. You will race around the field constantly trying to control the ball and this one delivers probably the best co-op experience of all. Spending hours feel like minutes in Rocket League and you will surely have tons to talk about even after the game.
These are some of the best PS4 couch co-op games we have had a blast playing, make sure that you check out our other lists as well. We have also covered some of the Best PS4 Single Player Story Games so far.