If you want to take a vacation from online gameplay but still want to enjoy playing games with a friend or family member, the best split-screen PS4 games are ideal.
As games continue to progress, split-screen is becoming less and less prevalent, which is why several of the games in this collection may be considered “classics.”
Whether you enjoy first-person shooters, role-playing games, racing games, or action games, our list of the 15 best split-screen PS4 games is guaranteed to have something for you.
The 5 Best Split-Screen PS4 Games
The following list of split-screen PS4 games and statistics was assembled from several online sources, including ScreenRant.com and TheGamer.com.
5. Sonic Mania
Sega produced Sonic Mania, a side-scrolling platform game for the PS4 in 2017.
The game was designed to commemorate Sonic the Hedgehog’s 25th anniversary and features some of the early Sega Genesis Sonic titles.
Sonic Mania is played across 12 stages, and players can pick between Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles to hunt down and kill Dr. Robotnic.
Sonic Mania received mostly positive reviews from critics upon its debut and became the highest-rated Sonic game in over 15 years.
4. FIFA 19
FIFA 19 is a football simulation video game for the PS4 that was released on September 28, 2018.
It is the twenty-sixth installment in the FIFA series and was developed by EA Vancouver.
Gamers choose teams from different football leagues from across the world and fight to win various events.
The UEFA Europa League, UEFA Champions League, and UEFA Super Sports Competitions are added to FIFA 19, and commentators Derek Rae and Lee Dickson are included in UEFA Competitions mode.
The game debuted at number one on the UK’s software sales chart and received generally positive reviews from critics upon its release.
3. A Way Out
A Way Out is a 2018 action-adventure split-screen game for the PlayStation 4.
The game was developed by Hazelight Studios, and Electronic Arts released it.
It can only be played online or in split-screen mode and is controlled from a third-person perspective.
Gamers assume control of two inmates on a mission to escape from jail and evade the authorities.
Yet, they must work together to reach their destination; otherwise, things get unpleasant.
In its first two weeks of publication, A Way Out sold over one million copies and received positive reviews from critics.
2. Resident Evil 6
Resident Evil 6, which was re-released for the PlayStation 4 in 2016, is the eighth main installment in the series.
Capcom developed and published the game, which was initially released on PlayStation 3 in 2012.
In the third-person shooter, players assume control of Chris Redfield, Leon S. Kennedy, Jake Muller, and Ada Wong as they battle an evil force responsible for a global bioterrorist attack.
Resident Evil 6 was hailed for its storyline and themes upon its release and became one of Capcom’s all-time best-selling video games.
1. Star Wars Battlefront II
Star Wars Battlefront II is the twelfth-best split-screen PS4 game.
The 2017 shooter is the fourth major entry in the Star Wars Battlefront series.
Electronic Arts developed and published the game in conjunction with Criterion Games and Motive Studios and EA DICE.
Gamers can pick between two primary categories, land warfare and space battles, and fight with different types of warriors based on their faction.
Comprised of over 20 places from the Star Wars universe, battles are conducted on maps spanning a variety of eras and locations.
Star Wars Battlefront II was awarded “Best Online Multiplayer” at the 2017 Game Critics Awards for its online gameplay, aesthetics, and variety.