Top Upcoming Cooperative Video Games of 2019

Note: This article was updated in June of 2019.

Looking to enjoy a video game with a friend or online crew? Luckily there are already a number of video games to keep tabs on for 2019. In this list we’ll give you heads up on what cooperative focused video games that are slated to launch within 2019 year release. Likewise, we’ll update this list for future video game announcements so make sure you check back often!

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Bleeding Edge
  • Developer: Ninja Theory
  • Publisher: Xbox Games Studios
  • Platforms: PC, XBO
  • Release: 2019

Ninja Theory who crafted up Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has a new interesting title coming exclusively to the Xbox One and PC platforms. The video game is a brawler that puts players into teams, similar to Overwatch or Paladins. In the game, players will have an assortment of characters to select and each will likely have their own unique attributes or abilities. Likewise, the characters will be broken into classes such as an assassin or tank. Players will need to work together and flesh out their roster full of character classes to win matches. Likewise, being such a different style of game from Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, we’re interested in seeing how well this game handles when it does release. Unfortunately, no specific release date was attached to the game quite yet other than an alpha build being ready sometime during this summer.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
  • Developer: Ubisoft
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: October 4, 2019

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon is making a return in 2019. The video game is set to follow after the events of Tom Clancy’s Wildlands and will retain some of the attributes that made that particular game different compared to other installments from the franchise such as being set in an open world environment. News is still a bit scarce at the time of writing this but it does look like the game will follow a team of special force operatives who are sent to an island owned by a billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist by the name of Jace Skell. Skilled and worldwide known for his technological advances, it appears that evil regimes have managed to secure plenty of Skell’s products to use as a weaponize weapon.

This title, much like past installments, encourages players to work together in a team format. As a result, players will join together as a skilled operative unit going through the main campaign. In fact, it’s been noted that gamers can join together at any time rather than having to mess around in a lobby. Likewise, if you’re not interested in going through the campaign, there will be a competitive PvP mode where two groups of tactical teams will go against each other.

  • Developer: BioWare
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: March 2019

Anthem is the next video game title being released under development studio BioWare. Keeping with the trend of a futuristic sci-fi setting much like their Mass Effect releases, Anthem will also be set in the future where humans have colonized alien planets.

We’re waiting to hear more information regarding the game, though we do know that players will be able to explore and fight against alien hostiles together. BioWare has developed Anthem to be a four-player cooperative gameplay experience if you wish to join in with a few friends and it seems that this could be a bit familiar territory for players who enjoyed the Destiny franchise.

  • Developer: 10 Chambers Collective
  • Publisher: 10 Chambers Collective
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release:

GTFO is all about teamwork as you and your crew head into the dark underground complex to fight off horrifying creatures. Developers 10 Chambers Collective promises gamers a thrilling and atmospheric environment where teams are set to go into the unknown in order to claim precious artifacts. Working together, using nothing but their firepower and tools, gamers will have to rely on coordination along with communication to survive the nightmare that awaits your arrival.

World War Z
  • Developer: Saber Interactive
  • Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: April 16, 2019

World War Z is a third-person shooter that was developed based on the 2006 novel release of the same name. Players will be fighting for survival from hordes of undead zombies. However, the game will take players across different parts of the world such as New York, Tokyo, and Moscow. While the game is a straight forward experience that can be played alone, World War Z really thrives with a few gamers jumping into the game. There are a few different competitive modes as well, for instance, if you rather add a bit more complexity to the game, players could opt for going head-to-head all while dealing with a horde of zombies. The game has since already released and you can check out our Before You Buy video coverage of it right up above.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order
  • Developer: Team Ninja
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Platforms: NS
  • Release: July 19, 2019

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order brings out a brand new story with heroes teaming up to defeat Thanos and The Black Order across the universe. Just like the past installments, this will be an action RPG style video game with a variety of characters with unique abilities to take control as. Unfortunately, unlike the past two installments which have released on current generation platforms at the time, this third installment will be exclusive to the Nintendo Switch. However, with that said, this game will still offer a multiplayer cooperative component where up to four players can join in and go through the campaign.

The Blackout Club
  • Developer: Question
  • Publisher: Question
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: 2019

Development studio, Question, which is made up of AAA game developer veterans who have worked on such titles as BioShock and Dishonored are now bringing out their next hopeful hit, The Blackout Club. This is a cooperatively focused horror title that puts players into the sneakers of a few teenagers.

Within the game narrative, teens in a particular town have had trouble with random blackouts only to wake up in a completely different area. It’s unclear as to what is causing these blackouts, though no adult or police officer believes of this strange supernatural event. Instead, players are forced to create their own task force known as The Blackout Club.

Being a young teenager, players will be unable to fight against any foes but instead must work together in order to discover what’s causing the sudden blackout issues and provide proof to showcase onto the entire world.

  • Developer: Leap Game Studios
  • Publisher: Leap Game Studios
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, NS
  • Release: 2019

Tunche is a 2D beat ‘em up roguelike video game that is quite stunning thanks to its hand-drawn art. The video game is under development by Leap Game Studios where they are hard at work in order to deliver a title that is inspired by a Peruvian legend. According to the legend, Tunche is a spirit that lurks within the jungles enchanting prey by whistling.

The game, however, sports cooperative gameplay so as you lurk into the jungles you’ll have a friend to help deal with the hostile creatures that come up. As mentioned, this is a roguelike so if you die at any point of the game you’ll be forced to start all the way back to the beginning. Likewise, the game does feature some RPG elements as well so as you progress through the game, players can level up with various upgrades such as unlocking new powerful attacks.