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Best co-op online games on steam

1.Saints Row IV

Paid: $14.99

In Saints Row IV the US President must save Earth from Zinyak, an alien overlord. You'll have an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons at your disposal in the wildest open world game ever. 

  • Gloria Woods

    by Gloria Woods

    The fourth Saints Row, so there is a lot of expectation about it, with all the fans that the other games in the series garnered. But this one is a bit More

  • Olivia Vasquez

    by Olivia Vasquez

    Saints Row IV is an interesting game if you like political and co-op games. The president has to save the Earth from another life form, and overall, t More

  • by Angela Xu

    I love love love Saints Row IV! It's definitely the best saints row game. It's an open world game, which makes it GREAT for co-op! Get on the net and  More

2.Left 4 Dead 2

Paid: $9.99

Left 4 Dead 2 is the classic cooperative game in which four friends try to survive a zombie apocalypse. Developed by Valve, it has action and horror with a great proactive AI that changes and adapts according to the player's skills.

  • Raymond Fowler

    by Raymond Fowler

    Left 4 Dead 2 is a classic zombies game published and developed by Valve. An old favorite, this game offers a ton of replayability and up to 4-player  More

  • Jacob Andrews

    by Jacob Andrews

    This game looks scary! With these monsters, I am glad it meets my request for online co-op. It looks like an intense game that I would need help from  More

3.Gauntlet

Paid: $19.99

Gauntlet is a co-op action role-playing video game where four players must battle against monsters, bosses, traps, and so on. It was developed by Atari Games and was initially released in 1985 for Windows PC and Sony PlayStation 4 consoles.

  • Stephen Santos

    by Stephen Santos

    If you have ever played a video game, you have most likely heard of Gauntlet: Legends. It was one of the most entertaining co-op games to ever come to More

  • by Jonathan Black

    I grew up with the original Gauntlet, so I was eager to try this updated title out. It's mostly good, and the game runs well, but it feels a bit more  More

  • Jonathan Nguyen

    by Jonathan Nguyen

    This game is freaking awesome it's crazy nonsense the whole way wow what a game

  • Joe Walker

    by Joe Walker

    So I was looking for the best Co-op games to play on steam and I found a review online for Gauntlet: Slayer. Its a 4player co-op action RPG and its te More

4.Castle Crashers

Paid: $14.99
Castle Crashers is a 2D side-scrolling co-op brawler video game developed by The Behemoth, which is set in a fictional medieval universe. There is a remastered version of the game for the Xbox One called Castle Crashers Remastered.
  • Randy Hamilton

    by Randy Hamilton

    If you are looking for a co-op game this is a co-op game. The tags are correct for this and it does have co-op.

  • Jason Torres

    by Jason Torres

    Good to play with friends, get boring after a few hours.

5.Terraria

Paid: $9.99 Check price

Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.

  • Michael Fox

    by Michael Fox

    Terraria is a great option for an online game on Steam because it suits a variety of audiences and is a very well received game. My only problem is th More

  • by Wayne Silva

    I think this would be a good solution for some people especially those who enjoy retro games. Even though Terraria is an old game it is still growing.

6.Dying Light: The Following

Paid: $29.99 Check price

Dying Light: The Following is an open world first-person action survival game developed by Techland. It's a game player must traverse a zombie-filled city, collecting supplies for crafting tons of weapons to slay the zombies.

  • Deborah Reed

    by Deborah Reed

    This game has a lot going for it. Just look at the visuals for one minute and you'll be in awe. The design is exquisite, the animation is flawless, an More

  • Pamela Stevens

    by Pamela Stevens

    I needed a co-op online game that was on the Steam system. Dying Light : The Following was high rated so I got it. It was a great open world first per More

  • Brian James

    by Brian James

    One of the best open world zombie games out there. It is fun and the co-op play is amazing. I played this with my friend and we did missions for hours More

7.Borderlands 2

Paid: $19.99

Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooting game which was first released in 2012. It is the second game in the Borderlands game series. This four-player co-op game won the VGX Award for Character of the Year.

  • Carol Reid

    by Carol Reid

    I love to stream this because i can play and stop and play again at the same place. No stopping and reloading time wasted. The best experience had is  More

  • Antonio Contreras

    by Antonio Contreras

    Very fun idea and will bring many players back to this game and hopefully create a bigger fan base for such a great game . Very good idea .

  • Kelly Wilson

    by Kelly Wilson

    When was the last time an online game really blew you away? Borderlands 2 is my new obsession. Forget any other games, this is your new obsession!

8.Don't Starve Together

Paid: $14.99
Don't Starve Together is a multiplayer game that was designed for various gaming console platforms. It features co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends in this world where you cannot go hungry.
  • by Janice Henry

    If you love to plan for survival this game is your test! It will take a bit to figure it out, it was a bit hard. Check online if you want to make it a More

  • James Hart

    by James Hart

    This is not the best option and would not be ideal.

9.Portal 2

Paid: $9.99
Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve that features a humorous story. In the game, the "Perpetual Testing Initiative" has been expanded to allow you to design co-op puzzles for you and your friends.
  • Wayne Wheeler

    by Wayne Wheeler

    Portal 2 is a puzzle game on Steam that has overwhelmingly positive reviews. It has both a single player mode and a totally different story for its co More

  • Aaron Diaz

    by Aaron Diaz

    Only good if you only have 1 other friend to play with.

10.Broforce

Paid: $14.99

Broforce is a run-and-gun platform video game released on 15 October 2015 with up to four players cooperatively playing against enemies. It is developed by Free Lives and published by Devolver Digital.

  • Dennis Alvarez

    by Dennis Alvarez

    I feel that Broforce introduces a quite modern perspective on the action genre of games. I particularly enjoyed many of the characters that the develo More

  • Larry Keller

    by Larry Keller

    Reminds me a lot of Metal slug.

11.Orcs Must Die! 2

Paid: $14.99

Orcs Must Die! 2 is an action video game with the objective of defending towers and mines from the orcs. It is developed by Robot Entertainment and was released in July 2013 for MS Windows platform.

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  • Jose Weaver

    by Jose Weaver

    This is a good co-op suggestion, as it features what I am looking for. It is also a casual tower defense game, so I can easily find people to play it  More

  • Betty Murray

    by Betty Murray

    This game has overwhelmingly positive reviews and works on windows systems. I recommend if you have broadband Internet connection.

  • Andy Su

    by Andy Su

    I've never really liked Orcs, have you? I say let's Steam-roll (get it?) them! Great reviews on Steam for this game, so I guess there's lots of other  More

12.Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine

Paid: $14.99 Free trial available

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine is an action and stealth game developed and released by Pocketwatch Games on April 24, 2013. This video game offers single player and multiplayer modes for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X, and more.

  • Guillermo Vázquez

    by Guillermo Vázquez

    Monaco is a classic arcade game centered around pulling off robberies and heists. It can be played as single player or as part of a 2-4 person team in More

  • by Diya Balasubramanium

    I was not real thrill with this game i think stream has better options. I enjoy something with a more graphical interface.

  • Jean Larson

    by Jean Larson

    I like this, you can play by yourself or with others and still get to the end. The theme and animation design is also very well done

13.BattleBlock Theater

Paid: $14.99

BattleBlock Theater is a comedy co-op multiplayer video game developed and published by The Behemoth and was first released on April 3, 2013. Through this game, players will control a prisoner to play through games. 

  • Doris Vasquez

    by Doris Vasquez

    Very fun game, and easy to get into. My nephews and younger cousins love it.

  • Larry Simpson

    by Larry Simpson

    Battleblock Theater was a game that was in development forever but it was worth it the game is so much fun solo and even more fun with a buddy.

14.Magicka

Paid: $9.99

Magicka is a satirical action-adventure video game set in a world based on the Norse mythology, wherein the player will act as a wizard who is tasked to stop an evil sorcerer. It has a sequel named Magicka 2 released in 2014. 

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    Action, Fantasy, RPG

  • Teresa Murphy

    by Teresa Murphy

    So much fun! First of all, there is the humor, which is really funny, and very tongue in cheek with its references to pop culture and goofy outcomes.  More

  • Bruce Pearson

    by Bruce Pearson

    I love this game. It reminds me a lot of Magic The Gathering which is a card game that I really enjoy but this is a nice virtual video game that deser More

15.Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Paid: $14.99 PS VR & PS Camera Required
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a game where one player is trapped in a virtual room with a ticking time bomb. The other players have to give instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the given information without actually seeing it.
  • Ethan Keller

    by Ethan Keller

    My friends and I were looking for excellent Steam games we could play together online after work. We decided to try "Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, More

  • Roger Vasquez

    by Roger Vasquez

    Sometimes you just gotta blow! But maybe not today with a little help from your friends. The Steam reviews look great on this, and I'm looking froward More

  • Albert Silva

    by Albert Silva

    After building my little brother a new gaming computer we needed to find a really good Co-op game to play together. A friend told us about Keep Talkin More

16.Alien Swarm

Free download
Alien Swarm is a shoot 'em up video game developed and released by Valve Corporation on July 19, 2010. This top-down shooter game supports multiplayer and co-op modes and is available on Microsoft Windows.
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  • by David Castro

    I like playing co-op games, where you rely on your fellow gameplayers to keep you safe and achieve game objectives. Alien Swarm, available for free on More

  • Gloria Taylor

    by Gloria Taylor

    This game is so addicting. The levels are challenging and the graphics are great.

  • by Howard Wong

    Wow, I'm impressed at the Steam reviews on this game. Let the bug-whackers with you best buds begin. Beats just getting drunk and stupid.

17.AI War: Fleet Command

Paid: $9.99
AI War: Fleet Command is a strategy game developed by Arcen Games LLC where players can go up to against two AI enemies. The game is a blend of the traditional tower defense games and the traditional RTS genre.
  • Stephen Elliott

    by Stephen Elliott

    I love co op games and I play a lot on Steam. They have a great selection. I would check out Al War: Fleet Command. It's a strategy game and plays lik More

  • Ryan Berry

    by Ryan Berry

    This is an ok game, nothing great. If you're desperate for co op games give it a shot but its nothing special.

  • James Wright

    by James Wright

    When someone says co-op , I automatically assume a game like Counter Strike or Call of Duty instead of AI War game. It is just a nice strategy game bu More

18.Rise of Nations

Paid: $19.99
Rise of Nations is a strategy video game developed by Big Huge Games and SkyBox Labs. It features single-player and multi-player game modes. This video game has taken concepts from other turn-based strategy games. 
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  • Christopher Wagner

    by Christopher Wagner

    Never my favorite RTS plus it's more competitive than cooperative.

  • Rubén Arriaga

    by Rubén Arriaga

    I am not familiar with this game or its history, but I think it is fun to play. The multiplayer aspect makes it entertaining and challenging. I also l More

19.Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

Paid: $19.99
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II is a fast-paced and action-oriented real-time strategy (RTS) game based on the Warhammer 40,000 universe. It has a sequel named Dawn of War III which was released in April 2017.
  • Peter Wood

    by Peter Wood

    Are you ready for some football ...er ... blood and guts of war? I'm not really into this kinda of thing, but maybe you are, and if you are, I think y More

  • Justin Carroll

    by Justin Carroll

    I have wanted to play a co-op online game that wouldn't rely on the other person to not have to be in the same location that I am in. Warhammer 40,000 More

  • Isidro Molina

    by Isidro Molina

    I think Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II is the best co-op online game on Steam. I find that this game allows you to battle online in a race I choose.

20.Battlefleet Gothic: Armada

Paid: $29.99

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is a real-time strategy video game, which is an adaptation of the miniature wargame Battlefleet Gothic. An upcoming sequel titled Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 is scheduled for release in 2019. 

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  • Amy Henry

    by Amy Henry

    Warhammer 40k was the game I grew up with. Seeing this moved into a visual medium made me skeptical. I can say without a doubt that I was right to wor More

  • Larry Dean

    by Larry Dean

    Big is the word! So much to explore in this offering, and I'm excited to get started. Now I just need to make some cooperative friends that want to pl More

  • Joe Hamilton

    by Joe Hamilton

    This is a faithful and comprehensive adaptation of the Battlefleet series. Excellent execution and super fun.

21.Northgard

Paid: $29.99
Northgard is a medieval strategy video game based on Norse mythology where users control a clan of Vikings striving to conquer a newly discovered continent. It was developed and published by Shiro Games and was released in 2018.
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  • John Santos

    by John Santos

    I didn't like this solution because it doesn't feature a strong co-op implementation. This is a strategy war game, and it is online multiplayer, but I More

  • Helen Scott

    by Helen Scott

    Norse mythology + Strategy? What could possibly go wrong here.

  • David Burns

    by David Burns

    I love city building games, but not many of them are online. This is an on-line game with co-op and a city builder, which is great and rare.

22.Age of Empires III

Paid: $39.99
Age of Empires III is a real-time strategy video game developed by Ensemble Studios released in 2005. This is the third game in the Age of Empires series and the sequel to Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings released in 1999.
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  • Brandon Scott

    by Brandon Scott

    Age of Empires III is a good game in general, and the series itself is kind of underrated, but this particular title is not one of the stronger ones i More

  • Juan Edwards

    by Juan Edwards

    Nothing beats AoE 2, Nothing.

  • Judy Warren

    by Judy Warren

    I have read through the information about this game, and it doesn't really mention if the game is cooperative or played alone. That makes it hard to d More

23.Vagante

Paid: $14.99
Vagante is a roguelike pixel-graphics game developed and published by Nuke Nine. Released in 2018, this game can be played on Windows PC, macOS, and Linux.
  • William Gordon

    by William Gordon

    Wow, I like the idea of an early access to a game and the thought that I might have a small part in helping create a really cool game that lots of peo More

  • Amber Perry

    by Amber Perry

    This looks like a really interesting game. The perma-death feature means it's likely going to be tough. I like the fact that you get a chance to play  More

  • Deborah Brooks

    by Deborah Brooks

    The concept is fulfilling. The game is defiantly fitting to the category pf dark fantasy .

24.Trine Enchanted Edition

Paid: $14.99
Trine Enchanted Edition is a side-scrolling video game combining physics puzzles with action and RPG elements in a medieval theme. This game was published and developed by Frozenbyte.

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  • by Thomas Sandoval

    This solution is great because it features an online co-operative mode that I can use to play with my friends. It is also a platformer, so it isn't to More

  • Han Lin

    by Han Lin

    A curse upon thee who always chooses to play the wizard before I do. Fun game, arguing over who plays what can ruin friendships, though.

  •  Luz María Zárate

    by Luz María Zárate

    Steam does it again with yet another online based co-op. Trine Enchanted Edition send the player and their friends through beautiful landscapes and mi More

25.Mercenary Kings

Paid: $19.99
Mercenary Kings is an indie side-scrolling arcade action video game developed and published by Tribute Games Inc. It can be played on computers with Windows and Mac operating system, and on PlayStation 4.
  • Christian Chen

    by Christian Chen

    Mercenary Kings is such a hoot to play! I mean, it's just like Contra. Sure, the graphics are way better than the old 8-bit classic, and you've got th More

  • Adriana Sánchez

    by Adriana Sánchez

    The graphics on this game are terrible. I think I made this game in high school. In the 80s. Really, there are much better games out there with a bett More

  • by Humberto Madrigal

    Mercenary Kings is a cool pixel art game that's like contra on the old nes and snes the game is really fun

  • Evelyn Carter

    by Evelyn Carter

    This looks like a big task for Scott. I think he needs more help to stop the forces.

26.Rising Storm

Paid: $19.99
Rising Storm is a game that allows the player to fight across iconic locations from the campaigns in the Pacific from 1942 to 1945. The US Army and Marine Corps fight it out with the Imperial Japanese army and Special Naval Landing Forces.
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  • Debra Curtis

    by Debra Curtis

    This game is perfect for playing online against buddies. Very action packed and has an "old school" feeling.

  • Jose Simmons

    by Jose Simmons

    This is a great co-op game. It is exactly what is needed if one wants to play a co-op steam game.

  • by Jason Martinez

    One of the best playing first person shooters. It's pricey but well worth it for fans of this genre

27.Hawken

Free download
Hawken is a free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter game created by Hawken Entertainment. It features strategic, fast-paced gameplay, and various game modes including in-game purchases as a source of revenue.
  • Patricia Ramirez

    by Patricia Ramirez

    I needed the best co-op online game out on steam to play. I found Hawken as it was recommended by a friend. The multiplayer is a blast to play. Love i More

  • Jacqueline Payne

    by Jacqueline Payne

    This game almost felt like it was 3-d. On a large screen tv it was like i was in the game. So far one of my favorite on Stream

  • by William Thompson

    This isn't really a co-op game. It is a multiplayer FPS game basically with mechs.

28.Metal Slug 3

Paid: $7.99
Metal Slug 3 is a run and gun video game developed by SNK. The most highly praised title in the series among Metal Slug fans for its refined balance and game volume.

  • Judy Curtis

    by Judy Curtis

    If you like that type of graphics you will probably think it's really good looking. The visuals are very intricate, in a rough pixelated type of way,  More

  • by Paul Gomez

    This was a good co-op game, but not great. I got bored with it after a few hours of play.

  • Barbara Newman

    by Barbara Newman

    This game fits the bill of what I'm looking for. It's on steam and has a co-op to play with my friends it really fits the bill.

29.Dead Rising 3 Apocalypse Edition

Paid: $29.99
Dead Rising 3 Apocalypse Edition is a game where you have to explore Los Perdidos, a zombie-infested city. You'll fight to find a way out before a military strike destroys the entire city, and everyone else in it. 
  • by Kathryn Hart

    This is a super fun game, and it has co-op. The best part is that it comes at a cheap price now that it's been out a while!

  • by Nicole Alvarado

    Fun game. Interaction is great with the other players. Graphics leave a bit to be desired but decent.

  • Sandra Porter

    by Sandra Porter

    This game does not have a co-op but it is an excellent single player game. Fun to create the different weapons.

  • Aaron Reed

    by Aaron Reed

    You need a super computer to play this game but if you do the game is pretty great

30.Titan Quest

Paid: $19.99
Titan Quest is an action RPG with a mythological background wherein a player will explore ancient civilizations like Greece, Egypt, Babylon, and China, fight against legendary creatures and get special items to complete your quest.
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  • by Jason Brooks

    This is really two games mixed into one. I had a great time playing Titan Quest. The game really allows you to lose itself into the digital worlds the More

  • Bryan Cole

    by Bryan Cole

    Titan Quest is a great game to play online with. We do the co-op story mode and it's a blast to play together!

  • Juan Weaver

    by Juan Weaver

    This says that it's multiplayer, but I cannot understand how; there are no given examples that I understand. The graphics appear to look nice, though, More

31.Dead by Daylight

Paid: $19.99

Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer survival horror game in which one player controls a deadly assassin as the other four players try to escape from him. This is developed by Behaviour Digital Inc. and was released in June 2016.

  • by Jacqueline Shaw

    Horror is the main idea here. You live the adventure with other people, at least that's how I played it with my friends. One of us was the horrible ev More

  • Betty Hanson

    by Betty Hanson

    This game seems to have the common theme of favored games nowadays. As I do not play games, I don't know, but it seems like an interesting game, and m More

  • Kevin Diaz

    by Kevin Diaz

    I had trouble with this lagging on me and couldn't play a full game without problems. And the graphics are pretty plain.

  •  José Alberto Toledo

    by José Alberto Toledo

    Dead by daylight had me and friends up all night having a great time. The game is so tense and spooky, such great atmosphere.

32.Trove

Free download
Trove is a free sandbox adventure massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Trion Worlds. In the game, players can build anything in the game from their home to a world. It is available for PC, Mac, PS4, and Xbox One.
  • Jonathan Young

    by Jonathan Young

    Trove seems to be a very basic game. I would not such a game for this category. The best solution would be Counter-Strike, DOTA 2 etc. But Trove is ea More

  • Billy Coleman

    by Billy Coleman

    Trove is like a mix between minecraft and diablo; random dungeons, levels, and a ton of classes makes the game really enjoyable and replayable.

33.The Jackbox Party Pack 4

Paid: $24.99

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a new storied party game from the Jackbox Party franchise, with new mini-games as "Fibbage", "Survive the Internet", "Monster Seeking Monster", "Brackteering"and "Civic Doodle".

  • Brian Watson

    by Brian Watson

    The Jackbox Party Pack 4 is a very entertaining game my son loves to play all of the mini games in this pack and it keeps him entertained for hours.

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