Nothing makes the game better than playing it with your mates, is it? Well, that’s what this article is for.
There are lots of free co-op games for Android in 2021 that let you collaborate with your friends to pursue a common goal. The good news is such games come in different genres so there’s something for everyone — from shooters to board games.
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Here’s the list of the 20 best free games in that category you may try. Have a look!
If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last couple of months you’ve probably heard about this game.
This game’s popularity was blown out by TikTok users in winter 2020 and it still hasn’t lost its audience. The concept of this game is quite simple and similar to the good-old mafia game — you get to form a team and fight against the opponents.
Needless to say, the best way to play this game is to do it with a group of mates. You get to gather a team of 5 to 10 users. Herewith, you can rather play via a local network or by the web so you don’t have to meet all your teammates in person.
Your goal in this game is to prepare your spaceship for a flight (which sounds simple). The trick here is that one of your teammates is a traitor who might kill all the other members (aka the mafia). Thus, you’ll need to find the imposter and kick him from the ship.
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Next, we have a fantasy shooter with fun 3D block graphics.
Apart from the outstanding visual, this game is a classic representation of the genre. Thus, you get to play for a knight, wizard, archer, thief, or whoever else you want. Besides, the game has a wide range of equipment and weapons you can try — there are over 250 options for now.
You’ll get to explore dungeons, fight ailment monsters (a bit unexpected, right?) while trying to find a stolen magical stone. Herewith, the dungeons in this game get randomly generated so you’ll always get a new exp here.
As you may already guess, it’s easier to complete all the quests with a team ready to cover your back. The game lets you team up with up to 3 other warriors. There are also lots of NPC characters that may help you out.
Battle of Polytopia
This is a strategy game that lets you build your own civilization.
In the first place, the game has an outstanding design — it’s quite minimalists but still bright and detailed. All the maps in this game are being generated automatically so you can explore countless locations.
Your goal in this game is to fight the rival tribes and discover new lands you can conquer. Herewith, you’ll need to pay attention to techs development to be able to protect your lands and let your citizens evolve.
As for the co-op mode, you can only unlock it with an app buy but it is totally worth it. It gives you the ability to work with your mates or random users across the world and build an empire together. YOu’ll also get to participate in matches against other users.
The Greedy Cave 2
This is a fun roleplay game that will occupy your mind from the first round.
First of all, the game looks cool. The characters, the graphics, the aesthetics — everything builds up an entertaining atmosphere. The game is drawn in a Cthulhu style so all the dungeons and monsters ook impressive as hell.
You’ll get to create a hero and give him a ready weapon — there are lots of character classes and hardware for you to try. Your goal in the game is to explore countless randomly generated dungeons, fight bosses and collect powerful treasures that can boost your exp.
Herewith, you get to join forces with other users to level up your powers. The game has all the conditions for a nice co-op exp — there’s a chat with audio support so you can communicate in real-time. You can even get yourself a pet companion to help in monster fights.
The next game will level up your team-building skills.
The main idea of this game is to give you the best co-op exp possible. The game is developed by the League of Legends team so you can already guess the quality is on the level. Your goal in the game is to assemble a crew and battle against the rivals.
At that, that game covers lots of character classes with unique abilities that may help dring the fight. There’s also a wide range of hardware that you can improve round by round. However, winning takes more than powerful equipment — you’ll also need to outsmart your opponents.
You’ll also get to find countless treasures and exp boosters during the game that you can rather use or exchange on something you really need. Besides, this is a cross-platform game so you can launch it on multiple devices.
Legends of Runeterra
If you’re a fan f strategy card games — this is the one for you.
According to this game’s concept, the only thing that affects your match success is your rank and power. Thus, there’s no chance you’ll get outplayed by some lucky guy who’s picked random cards. The game covers hundreds of cards with unique abilities and powers.
As always, there’s a particular amount of so-called champion cards that boost your skills immediately. Herewith, you get to arrange and combine the cards as you wish — there are no limits to that. You can also team up with other users for group competitions if needed.
In case you wanna train before getting in a real round you can play in labs — experimental playing modes that are great for newcomers. The game has no in-app buyings so you can’t play to raise your rank — you need to earn it.
This is a strategy game that gives you the ultimate PC exp.
It needs to be said, this app has incredibly quality-wise graphics for a mobile game. So if you’re the kind of person who pays attention to the visual — you’ll definitely enjoy this one. The game runs on various platforms so you can play with your buddies on any device.
As the genre suggests, the first thing you’ll do here is to make a character. There are over 45 classes to pick from and a wide compilation of armor as well. Besides, there are various skins you can unlock and find while playing so you don’t even need to buy them.
The same goes for the monsters — the game covers a large bestiary so you’ll have to come up with a new strategy for each beast. You can also play against the AI to gain an exp and try new tactics.
This is a platformer game with combat elements.
The first thing to say is this game is giving off major retro vibes. It may be the graphics or the soundtrack but it actually feels like your playing an improved version of some old game (which is not bad at all). Herewith, the game has an HQ visual and intuitive interface so no troubles here.
The game also has a story mode filled with plot twists and bosses that will blow your mind. You’ll get to team up with up to 4 other guys to move through the dungeons and fight all the monsters that come your way.
Additionally, the game covers PvvP battles where you can compete with real players or CPU ones. As for the in-apps, there are some but you can totally do without them. More to be said, you can easily raise your rank here’s rank without spending a coin.
This is an MMORPG game that will blow your mind.
Even if you’re not a fan of such a genre — don’t hurry to scroll down the page. This is not a classic MMORPG at all — it is filled with irony, parodies, hardcore, and all that. Plus, the game lets you play and slay along with your mates for free (you may even get a deal with death if you’re lucky).
As you’ve already guessed, this game is a bit crazy in all its aspects. For instance, you can customize your character to the very details. Wanna make him look like Naruto? Easy, done. Want a hero with green skin? The game will satisfy your request.
Besides, the game covers lots of events — from group boss battles to weird holidays and all that. Speaking of the bosses, the game covers dozens of the coolest villains you’ve ever deal with.
Looking for s nice co-op shooter? This is a one-stop game for you.
This is an FP shooter that lets you practice your team-building skills. The co-op mode is not an option here — it’s a major part of the game that you can’t ignore. In case you don’t have a friend to play with — don’t worry. Go straight to the game’s main city and unite with one of the other lone wolves.
As for the setting, the game takes place in space so there are lots of spaceship armor and vehicles to try. You’ll also get to improve your hero’s rank and weapons with time and even learn some unique powers.
Speaking of the gameplay, you may rather go on team missions or participate in PvP fights. The game also has lots of locations so you won’t get bored with the same view. Apart from open space and spaceships, there are 3 planets that may become your battlefield.
Here’s another shooter with a social center.
First of all, the graphic of this game can not compare to the previous one. Thus, if you’re into realistic PC-like visuals feel free to skip this one. Nevertheless, this is still a decent tactic shooter that will be great for a friend play-out.
As always, you’ll need to generate a soldier and pick the right weapon. All the gears have their own pros and cons so think wisely when you pick your armor. The same goes for the enemies you’ll face — all of them have individual fighting tactics that you’ll need to overplay.
You can team up with up to 4 other users but you’ll need to think strategically while doing that. The thing is — the game covers 3 hero specs — a soldier, a medic, and an engineer. Needless to say — having a team that only consists of medics won’t get you far.
Modern Combat 5
Up for some realistic action shooter? You got it.
The plot of this game will get you to the battlefield with one goal — to save the world. It needs to be said, the game has amazing graphics that levels up the whole experience. Plus, it has a massive compilation of armor you can use and improve.
As for the character, you can pick from 10 classes of fighters -from sniper to a marauder. The game also covers multiple locations so you won’t get bored of the same view — there are lots of realistic locations in Tokio or Italy.
You’ll get to form a squad out of mates and crush your opponents with double strengths. Of course, you’ll need to develop your skills and train together to boost your social skills. You can also participate in PvP matches in pubs to level up your rank.
This game is qute similr to the prevois one.
Your goal in this game is to lead the resistance to defeat the fraction with its deadly machines. To cope with that, you’ll get to cooperate with other users and improve your strategic thinking.
In case you have nobody to play with you can always find someone to join forces within a chat. Once the team is formed, you’ll get to participate in daily tournaments and train to raise your rank. The more you win the more rewards you’ll get and the stronger you’ll be.
The game has tons of weapons you can use — from guns to some craze firearms. You’ll also get to customize all your armor as you wish and come up with unique deadly combos. The game also has an offline single mode so you can play regardless of web connection.
The next game is a scape MMO you can enjoy with mates.
In the first place, this is not an identical twin of the same-called PC game. Is it bad news? Absolutely not. The thing is, you get the same HQ graphs and a solid co-op exp but new locations and plots. As for the plot, the game aims to explore the stars and conquer new territories.
Herewith, you’re not the only one trying to get new land — there are lots of corporations seeking the same thing. Thus, you’ll need to over-smart all the shady schemes and tricks to get what you want. In order to do that, you’ll need to join forces with other users and participate in tournaments.
The game covers lots of space-themed hardware and vehicles that will help you beat the opponents. In case you’re not in the mood for fights you can make your way through diplomacy. You’ll also get to build a space station that will be a safe place for your team.
The next game is for all anime lovers out there.
On the one hand, it’s an RPG with all its classic features and rules. However, it combines with unique manga-lick graphics, cute-looking characters, and a stunning world map. Herewith, the game has incredibly detailed hero customization so you can get any look you want.
Plus, there are over 40 professions you can try to and you can switch to a new one at any time. As you may guess, the game lets you play with mates. Thus, you can form an ally with u to 4 people and join a guild. And as you’re now a part of a team — you need a team home. However, this game gives you more — you get a team island!
Besides, you can get yourself a pet to accompany you in battles. But it won’t be that easy — you’ll need to get pets affection first. What is more, you can make several pets and breed them into a whole new species.
This is another RPG game built on cooperative playing.
Along with the previous game, this one is also drawn in Japanese style. The difference is — the concert of this game is built around the bounds of humans and dragons. So I can pet a dragon here you may ask? No, it’s actually much cooler — you can become a dragon yourself.
The game lets you form allies with your mates to defeat all the enemies together. Herewith, you get to train together, some up with unique tactics and improve your team powers to become the strongest alliance ever.
Besides, you’ll get to explore the game’s beautiful world filled with magical creatures and breathtaking locations. The game covers over 60 voiced characters waiting to tell you their story and give you a task. Plus, the game has one of the best soundtracks out of all the mobile games so it is worth checking.
Next, we have an anime-styled game filled with adventures.
According to the game’s plot, the world was made by 12 gods a long time ago. However, they couldn’t live in peace. The gods split into 4 constantly competition groups that fight for their parts of the world ever since.
Your goal in the game is to join one of the groups and compete against all the opponents. The best way to do it is to team up with up to 4 other users and move on as a squad. It’s worth mentioning that the game lets you adjust your hero in detail — from gender to makeup. You’ll also get to pick a job and armor to fit it.
The game has the same developer as the Toram one so the gameplay is quite similar. Thus, you can pick a pet, feed it and train it to help you in battles. Your team will also get a stand-alone island to recover after the matches.
Mario Kart Tour
In case you wanna catch nostalgic feelings while playing — this is your cup of tea.
Mario games have been around for ages so it’s no surprise they have the co-op version now. As you may see by the title, this game is dedicated to racers and you get to compete with millions of players worldwide. Herewith, you can rather stick to individual races or build a team with your buddies.
The game covers various locations and tracks so you won’t get a boring exp. The majority of places take you back to the iconic locations of the original game which is always fun. Plus, there are lots of special events and challenges you can enter to raise your exp.
Additionally, the game has simple controls that let you steer using only one finger. The game also has a major cars compilation that you can customize as needed. Of course, you won’t be able to get the coolest vehicle from the start but you’ll get it to figure out.
If you’ll try to describe the concept of this game in one sentence it will be — you need to cross the road and not die.
You may think this game is a bit odd but it has over 200 million active users. The thing is — the roads you’ll need to cross are filled with cards, dreams, and other obstacles that may kill you. Besides, the game runs on increasing difficulty techs so it will get more and more complicated with time.
The good news is — you can get into this life-threatening road crossing with your mates. You can even play via a local network if needed. But you’ll need to pick an avatar first and here are lots of alternatives for that — you can even play for a pig if needed.
There are over 100 heroes for now and more is yet to come. The game also has multiple locations that never repeat. For instance, there are levels in different seasons, the ones with trains and even some with dinosaurs.
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Words With Friends 2
And lastly, we have a family-friendly word game with a co-op mode.
As the saying goes, if you don’t know what to play, pick the board game. This one is a classic representation of the genre – a crossword that aims you put letters into words. Besides, this game will expand your vocab along with keeping you busy which is nice.
Speaking of the co-op mode, it lets you compete against your business or random opponents. The rules are quite simple – the users that get me points wins. Herewith, you may rather add a timer or turn it off. In case you’re not in the mood for a match you can stick to the single-player mode.
Another cool thing is they are thematic rounds dedicated to a particular topic which is perfect for vocab improvement. There’s a new theme that comes every month so you’ll get to find out new words on a regular.