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Best Couch Co-Op Games on Linux

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship in this 1- to 4-player couch co-op adventure

Deck Verified Status: Verified

ProtonDB Rating: Native

“Reminds me of why I love video games.”

10/10 – Destructoid

This award winning couch co-op game has a cute aesthetic and easy control, making it easy for friends to jump in quickly. Battle a galaxy of evil robots with 2 to 4 players, working together to man battle stations, dashing back and forth between weapons, shields, and engines.


The Rabbit and The Owl

Journey through a fractured yet beautiful negative space landscape in this cooperative puzzle-platformer

Deck Verified Status: Unknown

ProtonDB Rating: N/A

Although initially planned for a Linux release, it is currently unknown if The Rabbit and The Owl is playable on Linux, but we’re hoping to test it soon! Each beautiful puzzle requires constant cooperation but is designed to be easy for players with less experience with platformers to get the hang of.

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Overcooked! 2

Overcooked returns with a brand-new helping of chaotic cooking action!

Deck Verified Status: Verified

ProtonDB Rating: Native

“…Overcooked 2 is one of the best couch co-op games around.”

8/10 – Gamespot

In the sequel to the wildly popular Overcooked, Overcooked! 2 returns with even more chaotic cooking action! With an 81 on metacritic and a whole slew of awards, it’s pretty clear that Overcooked! 2 is a winner if you’re looking for a cute, fun, unintimidating couch co-op to play with friends and family.


Moon Hunters

A co-op personality test about exploring an ancient, occult world in 5 days

Deck Verified Status: Unknown

ProtonDB Rating: Native

Create your own legend in a 1 to 4 player co-operative personality test! Explore a mystical Mesopotamian-inspired world that’s different every time you play.

The Steam version includes the free expansion, Eternal Echoes, with a new snowy tribe, seventh character class, and a new constellation meta-game system, complete with a final boss and endless arena mode.

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Castle Crashers

Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this 2D arcade adventure

Deck Verified Status: Verified

ProtonDB Rating: Platinum

Released in 2012 on Steam, Castle Crashers still holds strong as a hilarious co-op game for up to 4 players with outrageous character design. Play locally or online and save your princess, defend your kingdom, and enjoy some nostalgia!

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