Updated on September 7th, 2021 - Added new titles to the list

The Nintendo Switch and local multiplayer games go together like chips and gravy, strawberries and chocolate, coffee and anxiety – you get the point.

Despite the new Nintendo Switch Lite making things personal, local multiplayer is where the platform shines brightest. Just you, some family or friends, couch co-op and a video game you'll all enjoy.

Speaking of which, local multiplayer Switch games are plentiful on the Nintendo eShop. But these fifteen are absolute necessities to anyone who fancies playing a co-op with a pal.

Just be sure to hide any items that can be thrown in fits of rage or frustration… just in case! Without further ado, let's take a look at the best local multiplayer Switch games.

Original Article by Jupiter Hadley, latest update by Pocket Gamer Staff