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The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One 

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Updated March 19, 2020 747 votes 166 voters 12.9k views 32 items

When it comes to online gaming, there's no denying that the Xbox One is king. The top-notch performance of Xbox Live and the strong library of online-multiplayer games is why so many people continue to buy an Xbox One to this day. However, not everyone wants to play online. For those who prefer hooking up a second controller over a WiFi router, the Xbox One is there for you. With the help of your votes, let's rank the best local co-op games on Xbox One right now. 

While first-person shooters like Halo and Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 are best known for their chaotic multiplayer, they also support local co-op for onlookers who want to join in on the fun. For those who prefer a third-person perspective, Gears of War offers exhilarating gunplay through its team-based story campaign and various multiplayer modes. Shoot 'em up lovers will get a real kick out of Cuphead, a brutal-yet-addicting 2D side-scroller that looks like a cartoon from the 1930s. For younger players, Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 offers simple, oddball fun that anyone can love. 

The ranked list below features all the best local co-op Xbox One games that are hot right now - don't forget to vote up your favorites and even add games to the list if they're not already here!

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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2012 (Blizzard Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, Action game, Dungeon crawl, Hack and slash, Role-playing video game

2-4 Player Co-Op

Diablo III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Diablo franchise and was released in the Americas, Europe, ...more

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Halo: The Master Chief C... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2009 (4J Studios)

Genres (Video game): Open world, Action game, Sandbox, Role-playing video game, Survival

2-4 Player Co-Op

Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more

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Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2017 (StudioMDHR)

Genres (Video game): Run and gun

2 Player Co-Op

Cuphead is a run and gun video game developed and published by StudioMDHR. Announced in 2013, the game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One in September 2017, for macOS in October ...more

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Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2012 (Gearbox Software)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing game, First-person Shooter

2-4 Player Co-Op

Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game, developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games on September 18, 2012. It is the second game in the Borderlands ...more

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A Way Out is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure

2 Player Co-Op

A Way Out is an action-adventure game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts under their EA Originals program. It is the second video game to be directed by Josef Fares ...more
7
Overcooked 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2018 (Team17 & Ghost Town Games)

Genres (Video game): Simulation

2-4 Player Co-Op

Overcooked 2 is a cooperative cooking simulation video game developed by Ghost Town Games and published by Team17. The sequel to Overcooked, it was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo ...more

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Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2015 (Psyonix)

Genres (Video game): Sports

2-4 Player Co-Op

Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix. The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in July 2015, with ports for Xbox One, OS ...more

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Rayman Legends is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2013 (Ubisoft Montpellier)

Genres (Video game): Platform

2-4 Player Co-Op

Rayman Legends is a 2013 platform game developed by Ubisoft Montpellier and published by Ubisoft. It is the fifth main title in the Rayman series and the direct sequel to the 2011 game Rayman ...more

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Gears of War 4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2016 (The Coalition)

2 Player Co-Op

Gears of War 4 is a third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One. It is the fourth main installment in the ...more
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Castle Crashers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2008 (The Behemoth)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Action game, Adventure, Beat 'em up, Role-playing video game

2-4 Player Co-Op

Castle Crashers is a 2D beat 'em up video game independently developed by The Behemoth and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It features music created by members of Newgrounds. The Xbox 360 ...more

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Unravel Two is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2018 (Coldwood Interactive)

Genres (Video game): Puzzle-platformer

2 Player Co-Op

Unravel Two is a puzzle platform video game developed by Swedish studio Coldwood Interactive and published by Electronic Arts under the EA Originals label. It was released on 9 June 2018 for ...more
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Call of Duty: Black Ops ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One

2-4 Player Co-Op

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (stylized as Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII) is a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is scheduled to be released ...more

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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2006 (Epic Games)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action game, Tactical shooter

2 Player Co-Op

Gears of War is a 2006 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It is the first installment of the Gears of War ...more

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Plants vs. Zombies: Gard... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2016 (PopCap Games)

Genres (Video game): Tower defense, third-person shooter

2 Player Co-Op

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is a third-person shooter video game developed by PopCap Games and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and ...more

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Gears 5 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2019 (The Coalition)

Genres (Video game): Third-person shooter

Gears 5 is a third-person shooter developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios for Windows 10 and Xbox One as part of Xbox Play Anywhere. Gears 5 focuses on Kait Diaz (Laura ...more
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BattleBlock Theater is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2010 (The Behemoth)

Genres (Video game): Platform game

2-4 Player Co-Op

BattleBlock Theater is a platform game developed by The Behemoth and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360, Windows, and Linux. It is the third title from The Behemoth following Alien ...more

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Resident Evil: Revelatio... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2015 (Capcom)

2 Player Co-Op

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is an episodic survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom. It is the tenth major installment in the Resident Evil franchise (22nd overall). ...more
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Spelunky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2008 (Mossmouth)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Puzzle game, Platform game, Action game

2-4 Player Co-Op

Spelunky is an indie platform game created by Derek Yu and released as freeware for Microsoft Windows. It was remade for the Xbox 360, with ports to the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and then ...more
20
Wolfenstein: Youngblood ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Wolfenstein: Youngblood is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks. Nineteen years after liberating the United States of ...more
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Super Bomberman R is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One

2-4 Player Co-Op

22
Lara Croft and the Guard... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2010 (Crystal Dynamics)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Action game

2 Player Co-Op

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is a platform action video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and iOS as part of ...more
23
Trials Rising is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One
Released: 2019 (RedLynx)

Genres (Video game): Racing

2 Player Co-Op

Trials Rising is a multiplayer 2.5D fault-based racing game developed by RedLynx and Ubisoft Kiev and published by Ubisoft. It was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and ...more
24
Lego Marvel Super Heroes... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure

2 Player Co-Op

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation ...more

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Gears of War: Judgment ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Local Co-Op Games For Xbox One

Genres (Video game): Shooter game

2 Player Co-Op

Gears of War: Judgment is a 2013 military science fiction third-person shooter video game, developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 in North ...more