16 Multiplayer Android Games You Can Play on Same Device

Previously, I’ve shared some of the best Android WiFi multiplayer games and Bluetooth multiplayer games to enjoy with your friends. To play those games, each player needs to have their own Android device. Alternatively, you can also play multiplayer games with your friends on the same device. In case you are wondering, here are some of the best same device multiplayer Android games.

1. Badland

Badland is a side-scrolling platformer and action adventure game which is very environment based and is filled with traps and obstacles. When playing with your friends, the game allows you to play the regular maps with a story. If you are not feeling too cooperative, you can simply turn the game into survival mode.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

2. Drive Ahead!

Love the Gladiator movie? Well, here is a game gladiatarie (is that a word?) stuff. In the game, you and your friends will have access to 100s of different cars and a wide variety of fighting arenas. The objective is to fight with the cars in your favorite arena and try to knock each other’s helmets.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

3. Tank Hero: Laser Wars

Tank Hero is an action and puzzle type game where you equip your tank with a wide range of weapons like laser guns, sonic cannons, etc., and conquer the in-game worlds. When playing the local multiplayer game, you can challenge your friends for a deathmatch.

Price: The game is completely free and contains ads. No in-app purchases.

4. Holy Shoot – Soccer Battle

As you can tell from the name itself, this is a soccer game with some great 8-bit pixel graphics. The good thing about the game is that it has a good physics engine. Moreover, unlike the traditional soccer game, all you have to do is tap a single button and try to shoot the ball into the opponent’s goal. It sounds easy, but trust me, it is not.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

5. Rivals: The War of Wizards

Love fantasy and magic games? You should try Rivals: The War of Wizards. As the name suggests, you are a wizard in the game who can control and cast different spells to take down your enemy or in this case, your friend. A very simple game.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

6. Bouncy Basketball

Just like the Holy Shoot soccer game, Bouncy Basketball contains gorgeous pixelated graphics. Though this is a one-button game, you can perform various stunts and score points. When playing against your friends, the one with more points will win.

Price: The game is completely free and contains ads. No in-app purchases.

7. Tipsoccer

Though the game name contains “soccer” in the name, the relevancy ends with goal posts and the ball. You can play the game in any mode of your choice like acrobatics, steel ball on the moon, tennis ball on squash field, etc. The best part is, when you can’t find a friend to play with, you can go toe to toe against drunk AI.

Price: The game is completely free. No ads and no in-app purchases.

8. 2 Player Reactor

2 Player Reactor contains several mini-games which demand faster reaction times. The player with fast reaction wins the game. The best thing about the game is that the mini-games are pretty fun and lightweight. If you are looking for simple and no-nonsense games to challenge your friends then this is for you.

Price: The game is completely free and contains ads. No in-app purchases.

9. Turbo Birds: Fun Race

Even if you’ve never played, you must have heard about the flappy bird. Thanks to its success, there are tons of clones. However, not many have support for multiple players. With Turbo Birds, you can challenge up to three other players and the one who falls last is the winner. The best thing about the game is that you can customize the rules when playing with your friends. The graphics are not that great, though.

Price: The game is completely free. No ads no in-app purchases.

10. Orc Genocide

The story of the game is simple. The orcs have kidnapped your six twin sisters who are also princesses. You have to kill those orcs and rescue theme. When playing with your friends you can play other modes like tower defense, king defense, etc.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

11. Cat vs Dog

Cat vs Dog brings forward the age-old rivalry with some awesome graphics and good gameplay. The game contains multiple levels and props to challenge and defeat your enemy. Just choose your side and get to play.

Price: The game is completely free and contains ads. No in-app purchases.

12. Guess The Song – Music Quiz

Well, the name says it all, doesn’t it? This is the game where you have to guess the song that is played by the app. Each player will be given four options and the one to get the answer first wins the challenge.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

13. 2 players fighting

Do you take pride in yourself for your fast reflexes, response time, and speed? Then this game is for you. To play the game, all you need is your fingers. Just be fast to push the eggs. The faster you are, the better the chance to win the game.

Price: Free, contains ads, and in-app purchases.

14. Snakes & Ladders King

Snake and Ladders is one of the oldest games where the result is truly based on luck as long as you don’t cheat. If you like to play snakes and ladders with your friends then do give the game a try. Apart from local multiplayer, you can also play the game with the computer or other online players.

Price: The game is completely free and contains ads. No in-app purchases.

15. Science vs Magic

Science vs Magic contains various mini-games within it where you can do various things like one on one battle, parkour, etc. If you are looking for a simple game to play with your friends and kill some time then Science vs Magic is for you.

Price: The game is completely free and contains ads. No in-app purchases.

16. Micro Battles 3

Micro Battles 3 is yet another 8-bit style game which looks straight out of the 1980s. The game contains multiple mini-games like racing, simple platformer, etc., where you can chase and defeat your friend.

Price: Free and contains in-app purchases. No Ads.

That’s it for now. If you think I missed any of your local multiplayer games for Android then do share them with me using the comments form below.

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