It seems a good number of games today focus on the online element of multiplayer games meaning co-op split screen games for PS4 are harder to find. With that said, if you’re looking for split screen games to play with friends, family members, or your kids on your PS4, then we have listed some of the best split screen PS4 games in the market right below here for your viewing.
A Way Out
Developer: Hazelight Studios
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date: March 23, 2018
What makes this game unique is its split-screen co-op gameplay for all gamers. The game is specifically built with two players in mind. Narrated from a third-party perspective, Leo and Vincent are two starring characters. As an enthralling jail breakout game dressed in a smooth storyline, you do not want to miss this. The game has multiple possible scenarios for achieving your ultimate aim, so it will depend on what you and your friend scheme up. The ultimate aim is to get out of jail, all that’s required of you two is cooperation and smarts.
Divinity: Original Sin 1 & 2
Developer: Larian Studios
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive (DOS 1) Bandai Namco Entertainment (DOS 2)
Release Date: October 27, 2015 (DOS 1) August 31, 2018 (DOS 2)
Ranking high among the split screen co-op games is Divinity and its sequel. The experience derived from this game is unique and allows the gamer to fight, talk, quest and explore the world on single-player or with a friend. To solve the quests in Divinity, you will need intuition as you go about your searching. Playing with a partner gives you much more efficiency. The co-op split screen capability gives you maximum independence without limiting your friends’ gameplay, meaning you and your friend can take on a quest of your own.
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
Developer: Gearbox Software
Publisher: 2K Games
Release Date: March 24, 2015
If you are eager for some mayhem, the Borderlands: The Handsome Collection delivers like no other. Now available on PS4, gamers can enjoy the new remastered gameplay. With a wide variety of weapons at your disposal, the game packs more action than ever. Borderlands is quite addictive given its great humor, action-packed scenes and crafty enemy characters. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection supports co-op gameplay that maxes at a four-way split screen. Despite the comic-like resemblance, the integrity of the game is not compromised whatsoever.
Call of Duty: WWII
Developer: Sledgehammer Games
Release Date: November 3, 2017
No other war-time game delivers better than the Call of Duty series. Supporting a two player split-screen mode, the recent installment is perfect for fans who like cooperation in classic World War battle scenes. This new installment takes you back the classic war scenes that are reminiscent of World War 2 movies and the Call of Duty franchise. You can even switch to the zombie mode and shoot up a mindless zombie Nazis on a mission to take over.
Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair
Publisher: Marvelous USA
Release Date: December 8, 2015
Anyone into wild sci-fi action will always get a recommendation for Earth Defense Force. Now available on PS4 in high resolution, PS4 gamers will be able to enjoy the new remastered gameplay, new content and smooth frame rates with their friends on the co-op split-screen mode to stop the alien invaders.
Don’t Starve Together
Developer: Klei Entertainment
Publisher: 505 Games
Release Date: April 21, 2016
As a creative survival game, you can expect lots of crude humor, fantasy and subtle violent scenes. Depicted in an HD yet old-school style, this game is nothing short of unique. Available on PS4 for co-op split screen, you can expect nothing short of thrilling entertainment from your couch.
Gran Turismo Sport
Developer: Polyphony Digital
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Release Date: October 17, 2017
This PS4 exclusive racing game has been a huge seller for PlayStation 4, especially among fans who have a taste for realistic racing games. The new installment will blow the mind of any racer given its realistic racing theme that you can compete with your friend or spouse who is seated right next on the couch. There are a wide variety of car picks, endless locations to drive in and game modes that can be customized to fit you. What gives it the winning edge is the realistic car behavior that you expect from the latest installment of the Gran Turismo series.
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2
Developer: EA Vancouver
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date: February 23, 2016
Zombies having conquered, the plants are leading the counter-attack to take back what is theirs. You can opt for the co-op multiplayer mode by inviting 3 additional gamers. This game is sweet and fun-filled giving you the opportunity to enjoy your time fighting off the zombies with your friends. The Welcome Mat mode is best suited for beginners who are trying to familiarize themselves with the game’s cartoony characters and action-filled gaming. The E-rating means it can be enjoyed by every age segment meaning you can even play this game with your kids.
Release Date: July 7, 2015
Hardly will you come across a Rocket League review that does not give the game a perfect A. With a split-screen gameplay that accommodates four players that can be played locally and online against other players not forgetting the intense 36-week season mode, Rocket League will deliver a unique multiplayer experience. If you still haven’t tried out rocket-powered battle cars, you do not know what you are missing out on.
Star Wars Battlefront II
Developer: EA DICE
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date: November 17, 2017
For the Sci-Fi gamers, Christmas just came early. If you are into star wars and fancy the big intergalactic battles, this game delivers like no other. Any first-timer will be blown off by the stunning graphics, which compensate for its underwhelming storyline. The weapons might feel generic but the blast scenes and destruction overcome that shortcoming. The split screen is limited to offline play.
Resident Evil 5 & 6
Release Date: June 28, 2016 (RE5) 29 March 2016 (RE6)
Since its first release, the series has changed dramatically, moving from the horror-centered theme to a more action-filled game. The new series boasts new creatures, environments and thrilling moments. All will be focused on trying to contain the outbreak of the C- Virus that poses as a major threat to humanity. If you’re looking for a story-driven action game to enjoy with a friend, RE5 and RE6 are one of the few games that feature co-op split-screen gameplay on PlayStation 4.
Lego DC Super-Villains
Developer: Traveller’s Tales
Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Release Date: October 16, 2018
Playing Lego DC Super-Villains brings back memories of the 2016 film, Suicide Squad. The movie was more style over substantive content, but the Lego DC Super-Villains is both rich in action-packed content and super stylish. The game allows you to explore various locations from Gotham, Metropolis and other DC universe destinations. The voice cast on LEGO DC Super-Villains is both hilarious and mimics the real superheroes. Just like in other previous LEGO games, Lego DC Super-Villains is another solid co-op bet to allow you to team up with partners you would not have seen before in movies. If you enjoy DC heroes and wouldn’t mind overlooking the kid-friendly tone, this is the game for you.
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Release Date: 4 September 2014
Minecraft is the perfect game for an all-friends ps4 party. The game can accommodate an impressive four-split coop. Minecraft does not need an explanation given its simplicity and knack for adventure, and your level of skill, the possibilities in Minecraft are endless.
The number of split-screen PS4 games are limited. Among the collection are first-person shooters, survival games, and the old-fashioned couch multiplayer games. In the past, split-screen was regarded as the default, however, today new capabilities allow multiple gamers playing together but on separate systems. Regardless of where technology may be heading, the split screen will remain an entertainment sensation for many gamers.