With 2020 being the year of lockdowns multiplayer games are more popular than ever. A good way to keep in touch with friends you can no longer see or add some fun to boring lockdown routines in your home. Considering there are so many multiplayer games to choose from you don’t want to play any that aren’t worth your time, we’ve played loads of games, good and bad, so you don’t have to. We have found the 5 best multiplayer games for you to suggest to your friends or family for your next gaming night.
Rogue Company is a new third-person shooter game, there are loads of third-person shooter games to choose from but this was the one to make our list. This game is free to play, which is always a great feature. It can be played on any console and it has a cross-platform multiplayer feature. You have a Switch and your friend has an Xbox? Thanks to this feature this is the perfect game for you. It is also 60 frames per second on every console which means it runs smoothly whilst you play.
Among us are a really popular game available on PC, IOS and Android. It is an exciting murder mystery game. You and your team are crewmates, but there is an imposter among you. As a crewmate, it is your job to figure out who the imposter is, as the imposter it is your job to kill the rest of the crew. This game has become extremely popular with popular YouTubers. If you also want to grow your YouTube channel playing this game could be a good way to bring in more subscribers, or if you don’t want to do that real YouTube subscribers can also be bought.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the newest Mario Kart game available to play on the Nintendo Switch. If the title doesn’t give it away Mario Kart is a multiplayer racing game, it is super competitive as it gives you the opportunity to sabotage your friends whilst you race. It comes with 48 different maps to choose from, including the infamous Rainbow Road, 5 extra battle modes to challenge your friends on, and all the most iconic Mario characters to play as. As an added bonus for any Animal Crossing fans the game also includes an exciting Animal Crossing Four Seasons track with 4 variations, 1 for each season.
Fortnite is a popular survival and third-person shooter game that’s available to play on all consoles. It is a 100-player game where you and all the other players are dropped into a map, you have to gather weapons to kill your opponents and gather resources for your survival. The game ends when only one player or team is left alive. The game also has a multiplayer story mode where you and your team have to survive waves of zombie attacks. This game is appealing as it has a simple control scheme making it easy for new players to pick up.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Super Smash Bros Ultimate is the fifth installment in the Smash Bros game series and is available to play on the Nintendo Switch. It is a multiplayer fighting game, the aim being to knock your opponents out of the arena. It has over 60 arenas to choose from keeping the game interesting long term. It also features all your favorite Mario characters as well as characters from other franchises including Sonic, Kirby, and Link. Up to 8 players can link their switch consoles and compete making it a suitable game for bigger groups.