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The Best 2 Player Fighting Games 

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Updated December 15, 2019 450 votes 68 voters 2.2k views

List Rules Vote up the best 2 player fighting video games. Games where you fight against the other player.

The 2 Player fighting game: the ultimate baby sitter. There is NO better way to settle a score than to throw on one of these simple, no holds barred, beat 'em ups and have at it. Winning a one on one battle as a kid was momentous. Some of the best video games are 2 player fighting games, where you can go head to head against a friend.

So dust off your old consoles, or pop in a newer game and fight your best friend... in a nice way. Then be sure to vote up the best 2 player fighting video games, or if the 2 player sighting game you think is best isn't already on the list, add it below.
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Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1993 (Acclaim Cheltenham)
2
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2001 (Capcom)
3
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2003 (Backbone Entertainment)
4
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1992 (Capcom)
5
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Released: 1995 (WMS Industries Inc.)
6
Super Street Fighter IV ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2010 (Dimps)
7
Soul Calibur II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Soul Calibur II
8
X-Men: Children of the A... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1994 (Acclaim Cheltenham)
9
Super Smash Bros. Brawl ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2008 (Monolith Soft)
10
Tekken 6 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2007 (Namco Bandai Games)
11
X-Men vs. Street Fighter... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1996 (Capcom)
12
Dead or Alive: Dimension... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Deo Scott added Released: 2011 (Team Ninja)
13
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capc... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2011 (Capcom)
14
Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1995 (Capcom)
15
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Uni... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2008 (Midway Amusement Games LLC)
16
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1995 (Namco)
17
Primal Rage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1994 (Acclaim Cheltenham)
18
Dead or Alive 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Deo Scott added Released: 2001 (Team Ninja)
19
Dragonball Xenoverse 2 ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
HoàngMinh1 added Dragonball Xenoverse 2
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Dead or Alive 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 1999 (Team Ninja)
21
Dead or Alive 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2005 (Team Ninja)
22
Guilty Gear XX is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2003 (Capcom)
23
Virtua Fighter 4 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Released: 2001 (Sega AM2)
24
Dragonball Z Budokai 3 ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2 Player Fighting Games
Dragonball Z Budokai 3