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5 Best Co-Op Games on PlayStation Plus (June 2024)

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

The landscape of cooperative games is often changing on PlayStation Plus. No matter what you enjoy these games for, there are always new titles to choose from. These titles bring with them not only a level of quality but also a true cooperative experience. These are games designed from their foundation to be played and enjoyed alongside others. This can be a rather tall order, but these titles are up to the task. With that said, here are our picks for the 5 Best Co-Op Games on PlayStation Plus.

5. Moving Out 2

Moving Out 2 - Launch Trailer | PS5 & PS4 Games

We are rolling out our list of the best Co-Op games on PlayStation Plus with Moving Out 2. This game takes the act of shipping items and turns it into a delightful cooperative experience. Players are able to work alongside one another to accomplish their goals, as well as enjoy cosmetic items that they can earn along the way. Each of the game's challenges is unique, allowing players to always have to think on their toes. Working together is also greatly encouraged in this title, making it great for get-togethers and gatherings.

In addition to this, the game features local co-op, as well as online offerings. This ensures that whether you are surrounded by your friends or separated, you can play together just fine. The game's cute and quirky art style also makes for a delightful visual treat as well. Players will have to work together in order to move items in an efficient fashion, which is much harder than it sounds. All in all, Moving Out 2 is one of the best Co-Op games on PlayStation Plus.

4. For the King

For The King - Launch Trailer | PS4

The are few genres that tap into that feeling of epic adventure quite like the RPG. Well, with For the King, players can enjoy a fantastic turn-based RPG alongside their friends. As is the case with many titles on today's list, you can also play this title using split-screen Co-Op. In addition to this, the online Co-Op offering is great for players with a bit of distance between them. The combat in the game is taken directly from tabletop games of old, allowing players to familiarize themselves with the game's mechanics rather quickly.

In addition to this, the game strikes a delicate balance in terms of its difficulty level. This ensures that while the player will be tested, there is also a healthy amount of reward at the end of your journey. While the game can be played solo, it is within the confines of cooperative play that this title truly shines. Visually, the game is stunning and fantastical, which is wonderful for imaginative players. In short, For the King is one of the most polished and best Co-Op games on PlayStation Plus.

3. Darksiders Genesis

Darksiders Genesis - Announce Trailer | PS4

For fans of the hack-and-slash genre, Darksiders Genesis is a must-play. The game serves as the franchise's first foray into the world of cooperative games. In doing so, players are able to team up alongside one another against massive enemies. This is coupled with the staple Darksiders flair, making for an experience that can, at times, leave players speechless. Along their journey, players can find themselves completing puzzles, defeating incredibly difficult bosses, and, of course, collecting mountains of loot. The loot progression systems in the game are also top-notch from start to finish.

In addition to all of these things, the game also adds a cooperative campaign for players to enjoy. This ensures that even for players who enjoyed the base game's offerings, that there is more to see, which is wonderful. The combat in the game is also extremely well-polished, allowing players to tweak and tailor their playstyle to suit their needs in-game. All around, if you are seeking out one of the best Co-Op games on PlayStation Plus, make sure not to overlook Darksiders Genesis.

2. The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Road - Gameplay Launch Trailer

Our next entry has created quite a bit of hype surrounding its ten-year anniversary. Here, we have The Elder Scrolls Online. For players unaware, this title recently announced that players can try out all of the content from its expansions up until June 20th, 2024. This gives players plenty of time to delve into an ever-expansive world alongside their friends. One of the game's strongest aspects is its immersive factor. This is aided heavily by the phenomenal voice acting that graces every quest in the game. Regardless of how you play, working through this MMO cooperatively with friends is an absolute blast.

There is a class-based system in the game, but players can learn every skill and weapon in the game on the same character if they so choose. This gives players an unparalleled sense of freedom. Couple this with the game's top-notch dungeon content and group content, and you have a recipe for success. In terms of its immersive elements, this title is, without a doubt, the most impressive entry on our list. So, if you wish to delve into an entirely new world wholeheartedly, give The Elder Scrolls Online a try.

1. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons - Launch Trailer | PS4

For the final entry on our list, we have a much more somber, poignant entry. Here, we have Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. This title is built from the ground up to be played cooperatively. It is precisely this cooperative experience that lies at the heart of what makes this game so great. Players are able to experience a heartwrenching story unlike any other. In addition to this, the gameplay is presented in a rather unique way as well. Players are able to control each of the brothers with the analog sticks on a single controller. This not only makes the experience feel more cooperative but also brings your partner along for the ride.

What players will discover here is an adventure that is as heartbreaking as it is epic. The narrative focus of this game makes it not only one of the finest cooperative games on the market but also a stellar title in its own right. With fantastic writing and dialogue, an incredible sense of atmosphere, as well as stunning cooperative play, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is one of the best Co-Op games that is a part of the PlayStation Plus library.

So, what's your take on our picks for the 5 Best Co-Op Games on PlayStation Plus? Let us know over on our socials here or down in the comments below.

 

Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.