If you need to recharge your batteries, what better than to meet up with friends or family and play cooperative games on the sofa? Whether you want space action, a platforming challenge, or a tricky puzzle, here we have a game for every co-op team, including games designed for pairs as well as trios and squads. quartets. Here are the best co-op titles for PlayStation, Xbox, Windows PC, and Nintendo Switch.
Update August 2021: We added four titles, including It takes two and Overcooked! All you can eat.
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