This article was first published in 2018 and has been regularly updated since.
There’s nothing finer than enjoying a good game with your friends and family by your side, and if you own an Nintendo Switch, it couldn’t be any easier.
Thanks to the revolutionary Joy-Con controllers, you can enjoy playing plenty of Switch games in local multiplayer without even needing to buy an additional controller. Nifty, eh? If you plan to play couch co-op games on Switch quite often though, we would recommend picking up another controller at some point. Unless you’ve got child-sized hands, the Joy-Cons aren’t very comfortable for long stretches of time.
Still, it’s a fantastic feature that makes the Switch the perfect console to indulge in a bit of local co-op fun. Even better, thanks to the large library of games available on Switch, there are loads of couch co-op games to play. But which ones are the best? Hopefully we can help.
Here’s our pick of the best couch co-op games on Switch. You’ll have hours of fun with each and every one of these, we assure you.