The Best 4-Player Couch Co-op Games on PlayStation Plus

If you’re looking for a game to play for that next get-together with family or friends, PS Plus has you covered. However, many of the 150+ games that offer local coop support are for two players only. So, what can you play when more players are keen to test out their teamwork skills? Well, here are the ten best 4-player local couch coop games on PlayStation Plus, according to their Metacritic review score.

1. Terraria

Terraria is a land of adventure! A land of mystery! A land that’s yours to shape, defend, and enjoy. Your options in Terraria are limitless. Are you an action gamer with an itchy trigger finger? A master builder? A collector? An explorer? There’s something for everyone here. Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game.

Metacritic Score83
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2014
ESRB RatingTeen
ThemeFantasy, Sci-fi

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2. Overcooked! 2

Overcooked returns with a brand-new helping of chaotic cooking action! Journey back to the Onion Kingdom and assemble your team of chefs in classic couch co-op or online play for up to four players. Hold onto your aprons… it’s time to save the world (again!).

Metacritic Score81
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2018
ESRB RatingEveryone
ThemeComedy

3. Sundered: Eldritch Edition

Sundered is a chaotic hand­-drawn metroidvania where you resist or embrace ancient eldritch powers. Confront hordes of terrifying enemies in an ever-changing world inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Sundered is a challenging and unique take on a classic genre from the creators of Jotun, now with local co-op! 

Metacritic Score81
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2017
ESRB RatingE10+
ThemeHorror, Post-apocalypse

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3. Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

Experience the most complete Trine ever created! The Trine series returns to the magic of 2.5D with Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince. The three heroes of the best-selling adventure series are back, sent on a quest to retrieve the troubled young Prince Selius.

Metacritic Score80
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2019
ESRB RatingE10+
ThemeFantasy
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4. Alienation

Unleash a devastating array of conventional, hybrid and Alien weaponry and eliminate the Alien masses with extreme firepower in massively destructible environments where collateral damage can literally bring the house down.

Metacritic Score79
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2016
ESRB RatingMature
ThemeSci-fi

5. LittleBigPlanet 3

Sackboy, the knitted knight has been pre-loaded with a new climbing ability and brand-new power-ups including the Pumpinator. In LittleBigPlanet 3, explore a world riddled with creativity as you explore all areas of the Imagisphere, accost the inhabitants of the mysterious planet Bunkum and confront the nefarious Newton.

Metacritic Score79
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2014
ESRB RatingEveryone
ThemeFantasy

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6. Chime Super Deluxe

Action puzzler seeks music lover for a new game experience. Me: unique, compelling, creative and demanding. You: quick-witted and open-minded with sharp reactions and synaesthetic passion. Take a chance, listen to your heart and fall in love with the next generation of music gaming.

Metacritic Score78
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 3
FormatStream
Release Year2011
ESRB RatingEveryone

7. Hotshot Racing

Hotshot Racing is a blisteringly fast arcade-style racing game fusing drift handling, razor-sharp retro visuals, and an incredible sense of speed to create an exhilarating driving experience. Developed by racing game veterans SUMO Nottingham and Lucky Mountain Games, Hotshot Racing is an all-new driving experience that revives the classic arcade gameplay of the 90s and thrusts it into the modern era.

MetaCritic Score77
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2020
ESRB RatingE10+

8. Hoard

HOARD is an arcade action-strategy score attack game in which you play a dragon intent on ransacking a medieval kingdom to gather a giant hoard of glittering gold. You must scare towns, kidnap princesses, burn knights, and even topple berserk giants. Let no obstacle prevent you from your treasure hoarding!

MetaCritic Score75
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 3
FormatStream
Release Year2010
ESRB RatingEveryone
ThemeFantasy, Historical

10. Wild Guns Reloaded

Wild Guns is a fast-paced arcade-style shooter, mixing the Wild West with steampunk. Play as Clint, Annie, Doris, or Bullet the dog with his sentry drone. Grab some friends and play together for some four player action! Each character can jump, dive, and roll to get out of the way of the barrage of bullets enemies let fly – or shoot them down with their own gun!

MetaCritic Score74
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2016
ESRB RatingE10+
ThemeWestern

11. Pile Up! Box by Box (bonus!)

Pile Up! ticks all the right boxes as a family-friendly cooperative 3D platformer! Jump up, slide down, play together and carry the load! Coordinate with your friends or rely on your own creativity to navigate cardboard worlds full of uniquely joyful levels.

MetaCritic Score74
No. of Players4
PlatformPlayStation 4
FormatDownload, Stream
Release Year2021
ESRB RatingEveryone

Don’t forget, you can always view all PlayStation Plus local co-op games at PS Plus Guide (where you can filter them by review score, game genre, release year, and more).