Best Co-op Games For Xbox One

Some of the best cooperative games you can play right now on the Xbox One.

Gaming is sometimes best enjoyed with a friend or two. There’s a number of great video game titles to have launched which offers cooperative gameplay. If you’re in the market for a new title to enjoy with a friend then take a look at our favorite picks down below.

Make sure to check back often as we’ll continue to update this list with new titles that we feel make for some great co-op gameplay on the Xbox One.


Fortnite

Fortnite, developed by Epic Games along with People Can Fly, puts players together as they fight off hordes of zombies. Overall, players will work together as they scavenge items to build forts along with traps. Each night, a horde of zombies and monsters will attack leaving players to hope that their traps and fort will survive while also taking out any immediate threat.


Broforce

Broforce is an explosive four-player co-op platformer follows a group of badasses inspired by action movie heroes such as Bro Hard, Rambro, and Indiana Brones. Players will be clearing out all freedom-hating terrorists as they liberate the innocent civilians. This is one title well worth playing with a group of friends.


Call of Duty Zombies

A number of Call of Duty installments offer a fantastic co-op multiplayer game mode which is often referred to as zombies. Players are often tasked with surviving a wave of zombies and must work together in order to complete tasks or unlock new areas of the map.

Currently, the latest installment within the franchise, Call of Duty: WWII, offers the zombies game mode which can be enjoyed online or through local couch co-op.


Minecraft

Minecraft continues to bring in plenty of gamers to enjoy the endless crafting and exploring of a randomly generated world. The video game has been around since 2011 where players are set to survive in a pixelated block world. In order to do so, the game will have players seek out various resources while building a shelter that would protect the player from the hostile enemies that spawn in the world.

This is not only a fun game to enjoy at any age but one that’s also great to enjoy with young gamers as well.


Overcooked

Overcooked is a cooking simulator type video game. Developed by Ghost Town Games, players take on the role of a chef who must prepare a variety of meals within the time limit. However, the game is filled with obstacles and hazards forcing players to quickly work together in order to send out the desired meal recipes that come up.


Lego Games

We suggest picking up any of the Lego games if you want a fun co-op experience that can be enjoyed both by adults and children. Whether you have a younger sibling or child, the Lego games have been highly received over their various franchises.


Friday the 13th: The Game

Friday the 13th: The Game can support up to eight players, seven of which are camp counselors while one will take on the role of Jason Voorhees. There are two end goals of the game, the players will work together in order to defeat Jason while the main enemy player will search and slaughter the hidden camp counselors.


Sonic Mania

Sonic the Hedgehog is a staple video game character. Decades have passed and to this day, there are still new Sonic games being pumped out. Sonic Mania is a side-scrolling platformer that fans of the original Sonic the Hedgehog video game will be familiar with as this particular Sonic title will return to the original gameplay and visual art styles. However, gamers can expect new boss fights, expanded levels along with new elements new to the franchise.


Rocket League

It doesn’t take very much to describe Rocket League. The game quickly exploded in popularity when it launched back in 2015. The following year, 2016, developers Psyonix launched the game for the Xbox One where its popularity still holds strong to this day.

Essentially, Rocket League is a soccer title though played with fast vehicles that can launch into the air to either block or knock the ball into a goal post.


Diablo 3

The third installment of the Diablo series by developers Blizzard Entertainment made its way to PC, but also consoles. Playing out much like its predecessors, gamers pick one of six possible character classes and begin their journey of taking on quests and grabbing up precious loot.

Of course, the game works best when you gather a group of friends to go through this action RPG hack-and-slash title.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Bungie really created a hit when they first released Halo: Combat Evolved and we can’t help but add the entire franchise for the Xbox One. Yes, we know, not everyone enjoyed the latest release Halo 5: Guardians from 343 Industries, but the previous installments are still enjoyable to go through with a friend.


Destiny 2

Bungie’s Destiny franchise is heavily focused on connecting with friends as you go through the various campaign quests. The latest installment, Destiny 2, brings in a whole new campaign, Exotic Weapons, Crucible Maps, Strikes, Raids, and more.

If you played the previous Destiny title then you already know that the game works best for you get a crew of your friends when grinding for a certain gear piece of conquering a mission.


Portal 2

Portal has been an iconic franchise for a number of years now and even though its sequel Portal 2, released back in 2011 which is only available through Xbox One as a backward compatible title, it still remains one of the better co-op titles to enjoy with a friend.

Portal 2 is a puzzle type video game where players must figure out a means to overcome obstacles through the use of portals.


Cuphead

Cuphead, developed by StudioMDHR Entertainment, is a run and gun platform indie title. Overall, the narrative follows Cuphead and his brother Mugman, as they end up making a terrible bet against the devil. Losing the bet, Cuphead and Mugman are forced to give their souls to the devil, but it seems that our protagonist duo can save themselves if they go out and collect debts.

The devil has a number of souls that are owed to him by other sorrowful cartoon characters. If Cuphead and Mugman can go out and collect all the souls then the devil may just allow them to keep their own souls in return. However, debt collecting is easier said than done, both Cuphead and Mugman will have a difficult road ahead of themselves.


Overwatch

Overwatch is a Blizzard-developed team-based multiplayer shooter based around heroes. This is a fresh take on a shooter that we’re starting to see plenty of other titles release into the market offering similar gameplay. Each hero offers a unique ability and trait that when combined with a team of other players make for some incredibly fun and strategic gameplay.