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Are you bored in the office? Or perhaps you're trying lớn pass the time while relaxing on vacation? Wherever you are & whatever you're doing, two-player thiết bị di động games are one of the best ways lớn while away your miễn phí time.

So, with that in mind, here are the best two-player điện thoại games that you can play on the same device, separate phones, or over the internet...


Two-Player Games khổng lồ Play on the Same Device

If you don't want khổng lồ worry about logging in online or establishing a công nghệ bluetooth không dây or local connection, these 1v1 two-player di động games will let you play with someone on the same device...

1. Dots và Boxes




Genre: Strategy

Dots và Boxes turns a traditional childhood pen-and-paper game into a convenient way khổng lồ kill time with your phone. With local multiplayer, two people can play the game using the same app android or tiện ích ios device.

This offline functionality makes it useful when you don't have access to Wi-Fi. It's a simple, yet competitive and addictive game.

Download: Dots và Boxes for android | quả táo (Free)

2. Crossy Road

Genre: Arcade

Crossy Road takes inspiration from the classic retro trò chơi Frogger, delivering the same frustrating và addictive game play with a fun block aesthetic. The two-player mode allows you khổng lồ play on the same device using a split-screen format for input.

You can simultaneously compete with and sabotage your opponent. The trò chơi also works with app android TV, allowing you khổng lồ play on a larger screen.

Download: Crossy Road for apk | game ios (Free)

Genre: Arcade

Another real-world classic turned into a fun di động game is Glow Hockey 2, bringing air hockey to your phone. While a điện thoại cảm ứng or tablet screen makes the physical scale of the game much smaller, the competitive stakes feel the same, making it a great game for two players.

The game play is simple, yet incredibly fun. Use your finger to guide your striker. Then try lớn get the puck into your opponent's goal while simultaneously defending your own goal.

Download: Glow Hockey 2 for apk | quả táo (Free)

4. Badland

Genre: Adventure/Sidescroller

If you're looking for something a little different, Badland is a unique title with a great art style that the critics have praised. The aim of the game is khổng lồ guide your blob through obstacles until you reach the end of the stage.

The trò chơi has both cooperative và competitive multiplayer modes. You play on the same device, which is the best way khổng lồ coordinate your characters in real-time.

Download: Badland for app android (Free) | game ios ($0.99)

Two-Player Online thiết bị di động Games

If you want to connect remotely through online play, there are a variety of two-player games you can try on your điện thoại cảm ứng for both Android and iPhones. Some of these offer a competitive 1v1 game format, while others are cooperative.

5. Bowmasters

Genre: Action/Fighting

Bowmasters combines ragdoll physics, a charming art style, and cartoon violence to create a game that is fiendishly fun. The aim is to lớn eliminate your opponent by lobbing a weapon towards them.

Calculating the trajectory of your weapon is half the fun. Meanwhile, the other half is landing the target and watching your friend's dismay.

Before you can unlock the game's PvP modes, you will need khổng lồ complete the tutorial and a few matches. After that, two players can compete on the same device or online.

Download: Bowmasters for apk | game ios (Free)

6. Words With Friends 2

Genre: Word

After the success that was the Scrabble-inspired trò chơi Words With Friends, Zynga launched Words With Friends 2—an updated version. Two-player apk games that emulate classic board games are notoriously popular và this one is no different.

You can play online either with random opponents or friends. Another benefit of the game is that if you're interrupted, you can continue your turn later.

Download: Words With Friends 2 for android | ios (Free)

7. Clash Royale

Genre: Card/Strategy

Clash Royale comes from the creators of Clash of Clans and is a mixture of a battle card and tower defense game. Opponents draw attackers and defenders from their deck of cards, with the aim of destroying the competitor's towers before your own are destroyed.

You'll need khổng lồ finish the tutorial before you can play against a friend. Once you unlock this mode, you simply need to add your friend và start a match.

Download: Clash Royale for app android | tiện ích ios (Free)

8. Battlelands Royale

Genre: Battle Royale/Shooter

Battlelands Royale is a battle royale trò chơi similar khổng lồ Fortnite và PUBG, but doesn't require as much strategy or a high-end device. It's great for short bouts of gaming with a friend, who you can team up with online through the game in its duos and squad modes.

Controls are simple & games are short, making it perfect as a quick time-waster for two players.

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Download: Battlelands Royale for android | quả táo (Free)

9. Uno

Genre: Card

While matches in the Uno điện thoại game typically have four players, there is a 2v2 mode that lets you team up with a friend to lớn play against opponents.

You need to lớn unlock this mode by first completing a public match. But once you have done this, you can invite friends khổng lồ partner up with you khổng lồ battle against others.

There's also a Room Mode you can use lớn play with those you invite lớn join.

Download: Uno for game android | tiện ích ios (Free)

10. Boggle With Friends

Genre: Word

Boggle is another traditional word game that Zynga has turned into a smartphone success. In Boggle With Friends, the aim is lớn find as many words as possible from a randomly generated phối of letters.

However, you can only connect letters adjacent lớn each other (vertically, horizontally, or diagonally). You win if you reach a higher number of points than your opponent before the timer runs out.

While each round is timed, the timer only starts once you start your turn. This means that you can play the game whenever you have time to lớn spare.

Download: Boggle With Friends for android | game ios (Free)

11. Golf Battle

Genre: Sports

Golf Battle lets you play 1v1 matches online with your friends on your smartphone, but you can hold matches with up khổng lồ six people. The catch is that you need to connect via Facebook.

However, the game has a lot going for it—providing plenty of casual fun with short challenges và matches. It also doesn't require too much concentration và doesn't have a steep learning curve, making it easy lớn hop in and enjoy.

If your friends aren't available, you can also join public matches—the mặc định multiplayer mode of the game.

Download: Golf Battle for android | tiện ích ios (Free)

12. Genshin Impact

Genre: RPG

If you're looking for something more immersive, there's Genshin Impact. Through its co-op mode, the title acts as a cross-platform smartphone game you can play with friends.

You will need to lớn sign up for or log into your Hoyoverse trương mục to get started. Even after downloading the app, there is more data you will need lớn load before getting into the game. It's recommended that you vày this over Wi-Fi.

Once in the game, you can invite people on your friends menu to join you for a co-op session. If you want to showroom new friends, you can vày so using their user ID.

Download: Genshin Impact for app android | quả táo (Free)

Two-Player Games You Play Over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth

While these games are a bit rarer, you can also try out some two-player games that let you connect to lớn your opponent using Wi-Fi or even Bluetooth.

Here are a few to kiểm tra out...

13. Sea Battle 2

Genre: Strategy

Sea Battle 2 is a Battleship-inspired trò chơi with an interesting pen-and-paper aesthetic. You can play with a friend on the same device—connecting via Bluetooth, sending a trò chơi invite, or joining online.

Since secrecy is a major element of gameplay, it's better not to play the game on the same screen—but the option is there.

Download: Sea Battle 2 on apk | game ios (Free)

14. Soul Knight

Genre: Dungeon/Roguelike

Soul Knight is an incredibly fun dungeon crawler, reminiscent of games like Enter the Gungeon. Considering the simple controls & repetitive cycle of the genre's gameplay, roguelike games on di động are the perfect package.

You can play with friends by connecting lớn the same Wi-Fi network. The game will automatically detect whether someone connected khổng lồ your network is hosting a match.

Download: Soul Knight for app android | quả táo (Free)

15. Terraria

Genre: Sandbox

While most of these games are designed for short bouts of gameplay, Terraria is a multiplayer thiết bị di động game that you can spend hours playing. It is a di động port of the popular PC game và allows you lớn play with friends using local Wi-Fi or by connecting to lớn a PC-hosted dedicated sản phẩm điện thoại server.

It's an inexpensive way for two players to enjoy a mobile game together and offers an experience well worth the price tag.

Download: Terraria for apk | quả táo ($4.99)

16. Tank Stars

Genre: Tactical

Tank Stars is a Worms-inspired tactical game that has a very similar graphical style khổng lồ Bowmasters. The variety of tanks và weapons, combined with the precision element of aiming, makes the trò chơi a fulfilling way khổng lồ challenge your friends.

You can play on the same device or by connecting over the same Wi-Fi network. However, both modes need khổng lồ be unlocked by completing a few practice AI matches.

Download: Tank Stars for apk | tiện ích ios (Free)

More mobile Games to showroom to Your Collection

While di động games were once seen as overly simplistic & repetitive, they've evolved lớn become a massive phenomenon. You'll still find idle clickers & match-three games, but there are also many amazing titles out there.

These games turn điện thoại gaming from a solo experience into one you can enjoy with a friend.

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Megan is a Section Editor at MUO. In 2016, she decided to lớn unite her qualification in New truyền thông media and lifetime of geekiness to pursue a career in tech và gaming journalism. You can usually find her writing about a variety of topics và drooling over new gadgets. She has a bố Honours in Linguistics & Applied Language Studies in addition khổng lồ her Bachelor of Journalism.



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