The Best Multiplayer Games on Xbox Game Pass

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If you have a subscription for the Xbox Game Pass on your Xbox One, you've got tons of great multiplayer titles right at your fingertips. Let's take a look at the best multiplayer games available on Xbox Game Pass, including games like Sea of Thieves and Halo and AAA titles like Injustice: Gods Among Us that let you beat down your pals whether they play as Batman, Superman, or anyone else in-between.

Multiplayer games can consist of you and a buddy sitting on the couch staring at the same screen all the way up to dozens of players vying for a trophy as the top player on a huge battlefield. Whatever your preference, there's a multiplayer game for you on Xbox Game Pass. Games like Halo: The Master Chief Collection feature nearly all of the games in the Halo franchise, each with its own unique take on multiplayer gameplay. If you don't want to run around shooting your friends, you can always put on a classic NeoGeo title like Metal Slug 3, which lets you run around with your friends shooting everything else that moves in a fun side-scrolling manner.

Vote up the Xbox Game Pass multiplayer games you'd most want other gamers to check out, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide for what to play next!

Most divisive: Gears of War 4
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    • Genres (Video game): First-person shooter

    Donning the iconic Mjolnir armor, players blast through alien hordes and unravel interstellar intrigue in Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s legendary story-driven campaigns. Combining innovative FPS gameplay mechanics with fast-paced multiplayer action, this epic compilation left an indelible mark on the gaming cosmos, introducing the world to its savior: the Master Chief.

    The Master Chief Collection consists of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, the anniversary edition of Halo 2, Halo 3, and Halo 4, complete with their full catalog of extras, including all multiplayer maps and gameplay modes. There have been no story or gameplay changes to the original releases. The games are first-person shooters with vehicular combat that takes place from a third-person perspective. All four campaign modes can be played alone or cooperatively via split screen or Xbox Live.
  • Sea of Thieves
    607 votes
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure

    Arrgh matey! In Sea of Thieves, players adventure across vast oceans as a cunning pirate, navigating treacherous waters in search of buried treasure and epic stories. Unleashing their inner buccaneer through thrilling ship-to-ship combat, exploration, and cheeky teamwork with friends, this game made waves through gaming communities, turning even the saltiest of seadogs into “Yarrr!”-chanting outlaws.

    Sea of Thieves is a shared world action-adventure video game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios for Microsoft Windows 10 and Xbox. The game allows players to take the role of a pirate, sailing the seas of a fantastical world either solo or as part of a crew of up to four players. The game features both co-operative and player versus player combat. It was released worldwide on 20 March 2018.
  • Forza Horizon 4
    278 votes
    • Genres (Video game): Racing

    Rev your engines and brace for breathtaking speed in Forza Horizon 4, an open-world racing game that roars through the picturesque British countryside. Offering exhilarating gameplay with a huge roster of sporty whips, this title leaves its competitors in the dust, carving out a daring legacy in the hearts of adrenaline junkies everywhere.

    Forza Horizon 4 is an open world racing video game developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft Studios. It was released on 2 October 2018 on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows after being announced at Xbox's E3 2018 conference. Forza Horizon 4 is a racing video game set in an open world environment based in a fictional representation of the United Kingdom and features over 450 licensed cars. The game features a route creator which enables players to create their own races. The game takes place in a synchronized shared world, compared to the AI-driven Drivatars from its predecessors, with each server supporting up to 72 players. The game is also playable in offline mode.
  • Human: Fall Flat
    443 votes
    • Genres (Video game): platform-puzzle

    As a wobbly, noodle-limbed humanoid, players navigate a series of physics-based puzzles in the dreamlike world of Human: Fall Flat. Hilarity ensues as players grapple, push, and stumble their way to victory, often teaming up with friends for some uproarious cooperative action. This quirky indie title captured the hearts of gamers everywhere, proving that sometimes, falling flat on your face can be the most entertaining adventure.

    Human: Fall Flat is a platform-puzzle video game developed by No Brakes Games and published by Curve Digital. It was released for Microsoft Windows in July 2016, with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions in May 2017 and a Nintendo Switch version in December 2017. Human: Fall Flat is a physics puzzle game where players play a customizable human, referred to in-game as Bob. Bob has no superpowers; he is purely human. Players can make him grab objects and climb up ledges using both his arms and looking with his head. Players are able to customize Bob to their liking, painting his body in a different array of colors. The game is open-ended. Each level is themed differently, each containing multiple solutions to their unique puzzles.
  • Rocket League
    426 votes
    • Genres (Video game): Sports

    Buckle up for vehicular mayhem in Rocket League, where rocket-powered cars collide, clash, and score thrilling goals in epic, high-flying soccer matches. The blissful marriage of sports and automotive carnage redefined multiplayer action, propelling the game into the gaming hall of fame and spawning countless high-octane fanatics.

    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 X, Linux, and Nintendo Switch later being released. Described as "soccer, but with rocket-powered cars", Rocket League has one to four players assigned to each of the two teams, using rocket-powered vehicles to hit a ball into their opponent's goal and score points over the course of a match. Rocket League is a sequel to Psyonix's Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, a 2008 video game for the PlayStation 3. Battle-Cars received mixed reviews and was not a major success, but gained a loyal fan base. Psyonix continued to support themselves through contract development work for other studios while looking to develop a sequel. Rocket League was praised for its gameplay improvements over Battle-Cars, as well as its graphics and overall presentation.
  • Minecraft
    101 votes
    • Genres (Video game): Open world, Action game, Sandbox

    Time to punch trees and build dreams in Minecraft's blocky wonderland, where players unleash their unbridled creativity by crafting stunning structures and forging incredible stories. A cultural phenomenon that revolutionized gaming, Minecraft's simple-yet-sophisticated gameplay cemented its status as a true legend, inspiring a generation of gamers to think outside the (voxel-based) box.

    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 creative and building aspects of Minecraft allow players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the game include exploration, gathering resources, crafting, and combat. Multiple gameplay modes are available, including survival modes where the player must acquire resources to build the world and maintain health, a creative mode where players have unlimited resources to build with and the ability to fly, and an adventure mode where players play custom maps created by other players. The alpha version was publicly released for PC on May 17, 2009, and after gradual updates, the full version was released on November 18, 2011. A version for Android was released a month earlier on October 7, and an iOS version was released on November 17, 2011.