It makes a difference whether you play games online or on the couch with friends. PS5 split screen games offer a very special and also more personal gaming experience. Five couch hits for the PlayStation 5 have convinced us.
Your family is visiting you, or you are chilling with your best friends on the couch. Yes, you are right: If that isn’t the perfect opportunity for split-screen PS5 games. If your gaming inventory is rather thin so far, we can recommend you some very good games with this list. Here come our five recommendations for the best PS5 split-screen games:
This survival open-world game should be a household name for any gamer by now. It’s a sandbox with procedurally generated worlds that allows you to build anything you can think of (hence the craft part of the name). Create tools from mined resources and forge weapons to defeat a wide variety of enemies. A true pioneer of its genre and certainly one of the best PS5 split-screen games.
The game offers a two-player split-screen mode for PS4 and PS5. It can also be played on Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One, and can be purchased for PlayStation 5 via PlayStation Store.
4. Dirt 5
Racing games like Dirt 5 can be played especially well in split-screen. Grab up to 3 friends, as the title can be played with 4 players locally in split-screen multiplayer. Compete against each other or build a race team against computer opponents in career mode. The fifth installment offers polished graphics as well as classic and new game modes.
The title offers a four-player split-screen mode for PS4 and PS5. Dirt 5 can also be played on Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S and it can be purchased for PlayStation on the PlayStation Store.
3. Stardew Valley
This 2D game is more than just an RPG farming simulation. In this title, you build your own life with a flourishing farm. Grow your plot more and more and expand it through farming and mining. Develop your land into a small town and go exploring while meeting and interacting with numerous characters. Very popular among players and definitely one of the most fun split-screen PS5 games.
Play the game in two-player split-screen mode on PS4 and PS5. You can also get it for Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, macOS, and Linux. For PlayStation 5, it can be purchased via the PlayStation Store.
2. Borderlands 3
If you enjoy playing together with friends and like cel-shaded shooters, you’ve certainly found the right title with Borderlands 3. The third installment of the game series once again brings you a lot of quirky humor and loot at every turn. Due to its fast-paced gameplay and numerous side quests, it is also the perfect game for in-between. This time, the main task is to find and neutralize the Calypso Twins.
Play the game in four-player split-screen mode on PS4 and PS5. Borderlands 3 is also available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Mac. Purchase it for PS5 via the PlayStation Store.
1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Among your library of PS5 split-screen games, you can’t miss CoD: Black Ops Cold War. Fight hard against your friends on split screen or play the cool shooter in popular zombie mode. From experience, this one is especially fun. Here you have to defend yourself against increasingly strong zombie waves. An intense battle for naked survival on your couch begins!
The game offers a two-player split-screen mode for PS4 and PS5. It is also available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. You can buy it for PS5 via the PlayStation Store.
Split-screen PS5 games are a lot of fun, but what if you’re alone on the couch?
If you can live without the split screen and are looking for great multiplayer titles to play online, feel free to check out some more great PS5 multiplayer games, Survival Games on PS4 / PS5, awesome Co-op PS5 games, or the best 2-player PS5 games.
Which multiplayer mode do you prefer to play with your friends on the couch? Feel free to write us in the comments below.