Best Local Multiplayer Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,793 Local Multiplayer games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Local Multiplayer game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Rhythm Doctor

Save patients with your rhythm mastery! Rhythm Doctor is a rhythm game where you heal patients by defibrillating in time to their heartbeats. Learn each patient's unique heartbeat and defeat boss viruses trying to sabotage your rhythm, all set to heart-pumping, soul-soothing music.

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Rhythm Doctor holds the #1 spot for "best Local Multiplayer game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,561 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,262 positive reviews and 299 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $15.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $15.99
Release Date 2/26/2021
Franchise 7th Beat Games
Developer 7th Beat Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 774181

2. BattleBlock Theater®

Welcome to BattleBlock Theater! You’ve got no where to go but up...on stage. Play single player or co-op to free your friends and save Hatty Hattington! Jump, solve and battle your way through a mysterious theater inhabited by highly technological felines.

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BattleBlock Theater® has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 70,085 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 68,158 positive reviews and 1,927 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 5/15/2014
Franchise The Behemoth
Developer The Behemoth
Publisher The Behemoth
Steam App Id 238460

3. Broforce

Broforce is an action-packed side-scrolling run ‘n’ gun ode to freedom, putting you in control of an under-funded, overpowered paramilitary organization dealing exclusively in excessive force.

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Broforce has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 56,338 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54,652 positive reviews and 1,686 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Broforce on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 10/15/2015
Franchise Free Lives
Developer Free Lives
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 274190

4. Just Shapes & Beats

"Just Shapes & Beats" is a chaotic co-op musical bullet-hell based on three simple things: avoid Shapes, move to the kick-ass Beats, and die, repeatedly.

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Just Shapes & Beats has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,422 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,963 positive reviews and 459 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 5/31/2018
Developer Berzerk Studio
Publisher Berzerk Studio
Steam App Id 531510

5. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Find yourself trapped alone in a room with a ticking time bomb. Your friends have the manual to defuse it, but they can't see the bomb, so you're going to have to talk it out – fast!

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,506 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,213 positive reviews and 293 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 10/8/2015
Developer Steel Crate Games
Publisher Steel Crate Games
Steam App Id 341800

6. The Expendabros

The Expendabros have assembled and set their sights on the forces of ruthless arms dealer Conrad Stonebanks in the forests of Eastern Europe. Battle in a flurry of bullets and non-stop action through ten full-throttle missions set amongst the picturesque tree tops and the absurdly dangerous lumber mills teeming with enemy soldiers,...

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The Expendabros has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,030 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,531 positive reviews and 499 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 8/5/2014
Franchise Free Lives
Developer Free Lives
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 312990

7. Duck Game

Enter the futuristic year of 1984, an age where ducks run wild in a frantic battle for glory. Blast your friends with Shotguns, Net Guns, Mind Control Rays, Saxophones, Magnet Guns, and much, much more. This is DUCK GAME. Don't blink.

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Duck Game has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,307 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 36,028 positive reviews and 1,279 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 6/4/2015
Developer Landon Podbielski
Publisher Adult Swim Games
Steam App Id 312530

8. Wobbly Life

Wobbly Life is a vibrant open-world physics sandbox. Play with your friends online or in local co-op, with exciting jobs, mini games and wacky story missions. Earn cash to spend in the world on clothes, vehicles and houses. There is a whole Wobbly World out there to explore!

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Wobbly Life has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,174 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,560 positive reviews and 614 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $17.99
Release Date 7/8/2020
Developer RubberBandGames
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Steam App Id 1211020

9. LEGO® Star Wars™ - The Complete Saga

Kick Some Brick in I through VI! Play through all six Star Wars movies in one videogame! Adding new characters, new levels, new features and for the first time ever, the chance to build and battle your way through a fun Star Wars galaxy on your PC!

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LEGO® Star Wars™ - The Complete Saga has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,266 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,522 positive reviews and 744 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 11/12/2009
Developer Traveller's Tales
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Steam App Id 32440

10. Peggle Deluxe

Take your best shot with energizing arcade fun! Aim, shoot, clear the orange pegs, then sit back and cheer as 10 whimsical teachers guide you to Peggle greatness.

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Peggle Deluxe has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Local Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,259 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,033 positive reviews and 226 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Peggle Deluxe on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 3/6/2007
Developer PopCap Games, Inc.
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Steam App Id 3480

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Steambase has best-in-class data powered directly by Steam, our data partners, and in-house experts. Reviews and rankings are enriched, analyzed, and updated in real-time to ensure we surface the most up-to-date insights. Learn more about the Steambase approach to data collection and our review methodology.

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). BattleBlock Theater® on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Broforce on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Just Shapes & Beats on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). The Expendabros on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Duck Game on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Wobbly Life on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). LEGO® Star Wars™ - The Complete Saga on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Peggle Deluxe on Steam. Steam Store.

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