Top 10 Best Online Video Games to Play With Friends

When it comes to gaming, it’s best to do it with a group of your gamer buddies while you all battle against each other to see who will reign supreme or you work as a team to take down some noobs online. Gaming with your friends can also unlock numerous valuable things, such as blind spots during your gaming, new online gaming characters, and some new skills. And with all of this in mind, let’s unpack the top 10 best online video games to play with friends.

Destiny 2

Want a mouthful of Destiny 2? Well, it’s a free-to-play online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game. This is exactly why this game is on our list. You can team up with your pals and go to town and explore a galaxy. Players are called Guardians and are tasked with protecting Earth’s last safe city from various alien races.
Genre: Action RPG
Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, XBOX/S, XB1
Squad size: 1 – 6

Call of Duty: Warzone

The first Call of Duty was released over two decades ago, and it’s been a popular game the world over. COD: Warzone, of course, features two main game modes; battle royale and plunder. There are various maps, including Verdansk, Verdansk ‘84, Rebirth Island, and Caldera. Did you know COD: Warzone surpassed 100 million players in April 2021 – that’s insane! There is a sequel in the works to look out for.
Genre: Battle Royale
Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, XBOX/S XB1
Squad size: 1 – 4

Among Us

Among Us is so much fun. Gather a group of friends either in one place or all online and battle it out on a spaceship. A few of you will be assigned to be the imposter aliens who try to murder everyone on board, while the other players are the crewmates. While both imposters and crew members work through the spaceship completing tasks, imposters will murder crewmembers along the way. Hereafter, crewmembers need to guess who the imposter is! This game is so much fun! Among Us was topped the online video games chart in 2021.
Genre: Social, deduction
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1, Switch, iOS, Android
Player count: 4 -15

Sea of Thieves

A survival game with friends? What more could you want? Sea Thieves allows players to be crew onboard a ship where you would complete puzzles and tasks and search for treasure. You’ll fight monsters and skeletons alike, which gives this game its quirky look and feel. What’s also cool is that you can choose whether or not you want your crew of pirates to be wild and crazy or relaxed and just looking for treasure.
Genre: Social, survival
Platforms: PC, XBOX/S, XB1
Squad size: 1 – 4

NBA 2K20

Few of us can shoot perfect hoops like Lebron James, Stephen Curry, heck, even Michael Jordan. These are all one-of-a-kind players. But we certainly can play with these characters in NBA 2K20. Challenge your friends and see if you can pull off the historic Chicago Bulls winning percentage of the 1995/1996 series all in the game.
Genre: Sports
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1, Switch
Team size: 1 – 5

Overcooked: All You Can Eat

Cooking in a working kitchen in real life is probably one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Now try doing this with three of your friends in-game, and haphazard things start to take place. Well, Overcooked: All You Can Eat will see you and your friends try to prepare a range of different meals, but things don’t go as planned. Expect literal spanners in the works as you rush to complete the dishes in record time.
Genre: Party
Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, XBOX/S, XB1, Switch
Player count: 1 – 4


Minecraft has accolade after accolade, including a BAFTA Games Award for Best Family and Social Game, VGX Award for Best Independent Game and more. Create crazy worlds with your friends and have crazy fun. Heck, even create your real-life setting and see who can complete their world first!
Genre: Construction, survival
Platforms: PS4, XB1, Switch, PC, iOS, Android
Player count: 1 – 10

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Every gamer would have played at least one of the Mario Brothers games, of which we are quite sure. Super Smash Bros Ultimate comes with 70 of Nintendo’s characters like Sonic the Hedgehog, Ryu from Street Fighter, and Snake from Metal Gear Solid. This game is highly over the top as you can play through 100 stages, 100 so wild! You get to destroy things on your own OR you can fight it out against your friends, which is honestly so much better.
Genre: Fighting
Platform: Switch
Player count: 1 – 8

GTA Online

Another game that needs no introduction; most of the games in the GTA franchise are highly entertaining and come with a matching storyline to boot. Get together with your friends and race, explore, battle, hit, kick, scream and steal your way through Los Santos. There is so much to do in this game because it was released more than a decade ago. And with its constant updates, you’ll soon be able to play with more than 30 players.
Genre: MMO
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1
Player count: 1 – 30

Path of Exile

This free-to-play game is by New Zealand developer Grinding Gear Games. Each player needs to create a character that will need to battle it out to survey the dark continent Wraeclast.
Genre: Action RPG
Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, XBOX/S, XB1
Player count: 1 – 6

To find out more about the biggest games releases for 2022 then consider attending a gaming convention like Insomnia or Legends of Gaming to see all the latest online video games.