Best Co-Op Games on PS4 1
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What are the best co-op games on PS4? Among the PS4's enormous library of games, there are many brilliant co-op experiences to be had, whether online or local. If you're after some top notch co-op PS4 games, you've come to the right place.

Playing a game together with other people has been around since the beginning, and it's one of the most enjoyable ways to play. Working in tandem towards a common goal, co-op games come in all shapes and sizes, each of them forcing you and your buddies to meet their mutual goals.

Some games are focused totally on the co-op experience, such as It Takes Two and Overcooked, with their design based around two or more players working together. For other games, co-op play becomes a mode; the likes of Ghost of Tsushima, Grand Theft Auto V, Cuphead, and many more have optional ways to play alongside friends and family.

So varied are co-op games on PS4 that we need your help to whittle them down. The following list is based on our community's user ratings; this means the games that appear, and the order in which they're listed, is decided upon by our readers. You can use the search bar below or click the star on any game's page to leave your ratings on PS4's long list of co-op experiences. Doing so will directly impact a game's user score, and thus its position on this page.

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Without further ado, here are the best co-op games on PS4, as decided by you.

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30. Destiny (PS4)

As with most evolving online shooters these days, the original Destiny has been replaced by its superior sequel. Still, the original game laid down the framework for modern multiplayer, and it's inspired many games to try and capture some of the magic. Featuring varied sci-fi landscapes, addictive loot based progression, and best-in-class shooting, Destiny 1 was a real cornerstone for Bungie and for modern gaming.

29. Apex Legends (PS4)

Respawn Entertainment’s attempt at cashing in on the Battle Royale craze is Apex Legends, and it's a good one. A squad-based first-person shooter, the Titanfall spin-off combines elements of Fortnite and Overwatch to make for an addictive arena-based experience. Playing in teams of three you must work together to gather supplies and see off enemy factions. A unique ping system makes communication a breeze, while tight gunplay elevates it above its peers. The only question mark hanging over this Hunger Games-esque experience is whether its developer can iterate quick enough to keep its player base engaged.

28. Borderlands 3 (PS4)

The act of shooting had always been nothing more than serviceable in Gearbox titles, until Borderlands 3 came along. Bringing with it over a billion guns to loot and shoot, the sheer variety on offer sky-rocketed off the charts, coupled with an all-new feel that added weight to every bullet a Vault Hunter loaded. Throw a huge open world campaign into the mix along with online co-op, and you and your friends have the recipe for an FPS experience you won't forget in a hurry.

27. LittleBigPlanet 3 (PS4)

The last major, numbered entry in the series, LittleBigPlanet 3 is just as adorable and innovative as its predecessors. It introduces three brand new playable characters, each with their own unique gameplay and abilities, leading to lots more possibilities in the level editor. And while that's the main draw for some, the game also comes with a full length campaign you can play solo or with some pals. It didn't make as big a splash as the previous main game, but it's a perfectly fine entry — and there are literally millions of community levels to play.

26. Resident Evil 5 (PS4)

Resident Evil 5 was divisive when it released and continues to split opinion today, but co-op shooters don’t really get much more satisfying than Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar’s shuffle through West Africa. While the game lacked the atmosphere of its immediate predecessor, its PS4 port runs at a silky smooth framerate in 1080p, and bundles in all previously released DLC, making for a lengthy and undeniably entertaining entry in the series.

25. The Division 2 (PS4)

The Division 2 started life as a solid looter shooter sequel, but as with most of Ubisoft's service-based games, it's blossomed into something bigger and better. Through large content updates, this intense, open world third-person shooter continues to evolve. However, it's always been a great tactical game to play with pals as you traipse through a run-down Washington DC, offing enemies and gradually gaining better gear.

24. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands (PS4)

To be honest, Ghost Recon: Wildlands is not a particularly interesting game if you're playing alone. However, if you can get a few pals to join you in this sandbox world of military ops, you're in for a good time. Synchronising your actions and helping each other out, there's a fair bit of fun to be had here. The action is solid, the map is large and varied, and it mixes in just enough strategy to satisfy.

23. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (PS4)

If you're after some co-op FPS action, the Borderlands games offer some top notch shooting and looting. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is a great deal, giving you access to Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, along with all the accompanying DLC. With a ludicrous number of possible weapons, some great sci-fi environments to explore, and some daft storytelling to pull you along, this series is a highly entertaining way to get your co-op FPS kicks.

22. Overcooked (PS4)

Despite later versions improving upon the formula, the original Overcooked is still a wonderful multiplayer game. It kicked off a trend of simple, accessible co-op games, and it's not hard to understand why. This cooking game may look friendly and straightforward, but if you and your friends aren't careful, chaos can quickly take over the kitchen. Communication is key in this fantastic co-op game, and if you want a bit of spice, there are some competitive multiplayer levels too.

21. Far Cry 5 (PS4)

Ubisoft's checklist open world formula wears a bit thin in Far Cry 5, but there's still good fun to be had in this fairly dense FPS (especially if you're partaking in some co-op action). The story tackles some interesting themes and it's got a memorable moment or two, while the often chaotic gameplay can be addictive if you can look past the repetition. A solid shooter, all told.