Best Split Screen Games on Steam

Steam currently has 952 Split Screen 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. Split Screen game rankings were last updated on 5/25/2024.

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1. 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 holds the #1 spot for "best Split Screen game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,274 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,659 positive reviews and 615 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

2. It Takes Two

Embark on the craziest journey of your life in It Takes Two. Invite a friend to join for free with Friend’s Pass and work together across a huge variety of gleefully disruptive gameplay challenges. Winner of GAME OF THE YEAR at the Game Awards 2021.

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It Takes Two has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 163,056 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 154,789 positive reviews and 8,267 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play It Takes Two on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $13.99
Release Date 3/26/2021
Franchise EA Originals
Developer Hazelight
Publisher Electronic Arts
Steam App Id 1426210

3. Human Fall Flat

Human Fall Flat is a hilarious, light-hearted platformer set in floating dreamscapes that can be played solo or with up to 8 players online. Free new levels keep its vibrant community rewarded.

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Human Fall Flat has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 199,546 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 189,008 positive reviews and 10,538 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 7/22/2016
Developer No Brakes Games
Publisher Curve Games
Steam App Id 477160

4. Bang-On Balls: Chronicles

A quirky, absolutely content-packed, destructible open-world sandbox adventure with combat, platforming, character customization, and collect-a-thon scavenger hunt experience. Play solo, 2-player split screen, or online co-op for up to 4 players. No paid cosmetic DLC nonsense.

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Bang-On Balls: Chronicles has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,173 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,037 positive reviews and 136 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 10/5/2023
Franchise Untold Tales
Developer Exit Plan Games
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Steam App Id 1227650

5. LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes

LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters as they unite to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world.

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LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,569 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,448 positive reviews and 1,121 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 11/15/2013
Developer Traveller's Tales
Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Steam App Id 249130

6. Stick Fight: The Game

Stick Fight is a physics-based couch/online fighting game where you battle it out as the iconic stick figures from the golden age of the internet.

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Stick Fight: The Game has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 117,789 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 110,331 positive reviews and 7,458 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 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.

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 9/28/2017
Franchise Landfall Games
Developer Landfall West
Publisher Landfall
Steam App Id 674940

7. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 4.1 The Shadow of New Despair

It's a fight for the future of the planet between the Ravagers, a merciless swarm of alien invaders, and the Earth Defense Force (EDF) in this third-person shooter.Play as four different classes in over 80 missions with a range of 800 weapons at your disposal.Co-op play supported.

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EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 4.1 The Shadow of New Despair has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,504 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,029 positive reviews and 475 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. At the moment, it is possible to play EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 4.1 The Shadow of New Despair on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 7/18/2016
Franchise EARTH DEFENSE FORCE SERIES
Developer SANDLOT
Publisher D3PUBLISHER
Steam App Id 410320

8. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5

Stand and fight for humanity. This arcade shooter takes place in the year 2022, as the Earth Defense Force fends off an all-out attack by unknown life forms. Become an EDF soldier, battle against endless hordes of immense enemies, and restore peace to the earth.

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EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5 has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,847 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,323 positive reviews and 524 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 7/11/2019
Franchise EARTH DEFENSE FORCE SERIES
Developer SANDLOT
Publisher D3PUBLISHER
Steam App Id 1007040

9. Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter

Serious Sam is a high-adrenaline single-play and 16-player co-operative arcade-action FPS and Gamespot's Game of the Year 2001!

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Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,894 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,777 positive reviews and 117 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 8/30/2019
Franchise Croteam Official
Developer Croteam
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 41050

10. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Collection

Compete across land, water and air in incredible transforming vehicles that change from cars to boats to planes mid-race.

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Collection has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Split Screen games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,358 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,345 positive reviews and 1,013 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 1/31/2013
Developer Sumo Digital
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 212480

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