Best two-player Switch games that let you team up with a friend or family member

When it comes to the best two-player Switch games, get ready to meet your opponent or partner head-on. With its removable Joy Cons to be shared between you both, the Nintendo Switch console was pretty much made for competitive and co-op antics. 

It’s great to know that your friends and family don’t need their own Switch to play games with you, but that’s just the first hurdle. There are so many excellent two-player games to choose from in the Nintendo eShop that it can be tricky to pick out the best ones. We’ve done the hard part for you, combing the best Switch games, best Switch indie games, and of course the Switch exclusive titles to source ones that offer the best couch co-op experiences.