It can be tough to round up your friends to play cooperative games when there’s a global pandemic forcing everyone to stay home. Luckily, there are a ton of games that’ll let you keep the fun going from afar.
We’ve whittled down the herd to some of the very best online co-op titles in all kinds of genres: squad-based ninja brawlers, team-oriented zombie slayers that aren’t Left4Dead, pixelated farming simulators, and many more. No matter what you and your friends are into, there’s a PS4, Xbox One, Windows PC, or Switch experience listed here that’s worth checking out.
Updated April 2020: We added Halo, Overcooked 2, Mothergunship, God’s Trigger, and Darksiders Genesis to the list and removed Monster Hunter: World. Be sure to also check out our guide to Steam’s Remote Play feature, which lets you play couch co-op games online.
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