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Best multiplayer games to play in 2024

Making new friends and foes was never easier or more enjoyable

The best multiplayer games enable you to face off against your friends or team up with them to take on AI opponents or other humans, proving that the bonds of your companionship are much stronger than anything lined up to fight you. Yes, it's the real world's answer to anime's age-old "the power of friendship" trope. Deal with it.

If your buddies are not really into this hobby, then video games are the perfect gateway to meet new people with the same interests as you – what's better than to socialize in your favorite titles?

Of course, even if your friends are gamers as well, it's still difficult to get everyone on the same page in terms of tastes. We've listed some of the best multiplayer games to play in 2024 to make this task a little bit easier for you.

If you're looking for a game you can spend time playing with a single partner as a bit of a bonding experience, take a look at our list of best co-op games.