Local Multiplayer tag
Tag created in June 2017
Local Multiplayer's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Local Multiplayer tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. The number of releases gives a sense of the amount of games published each year. It often increases, following the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the tag's trend. It shows if the Local Multiplayer tag is getting more or less popular amongst developers. The Review chart will tell us if this trend is a good thing (i.e. players interest is increasing, tag is undercrowded) or if it's the opposite.
The Local Multiplayer tag has peaked in 2020, with 443 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.77% in 2013 and 0.22% in 2023.
Keep in mind that the current year is not over, so the number of games released will still increase. But the percentage is usually a good estimate.
Local Multiplayer's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Local Multiplayer tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. Note that if the chart is cluttered, you can always deactivate some lines by clicking on the legend.
While the review count clearly quantifies the reviews a tag receives, keep in mind that it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. The value normalized as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more revealing, as it gives you the popularity trend for Local Multiplayer tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 40 (2010) and 751 (2014) reviews. Keep in mind that it is the average and not the median, meaning it is heavily influenced by extreme values, like a very successful game with this tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Local Multiplayer tag received between 85% (2013) and 168% (2020) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Local Multiplayer
This chart displays the evolution of the Local Multiplayer tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free games in this tag. Bear in mind that there is inflation over time, which means that a price should slowly increase just to keep the same value.
The median game price peaked in 2009 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2020 at 7.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2018 at 11%, and bottomed in 2023 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Local Multiplayer, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Local Multiplayer tag games, classed by language. It gives an idea about how different audiences will judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't necessarily mean that the audience doesn't like that tag. Some cultures have different standards and expectations. It will however affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The highest rating for Local Multiplayer is 91% for the Romanian language, and the lowest is 78% for the Japanese language.
Nidhogg is the epic award-winning fencing tug-of-war, full of graceful acrobatics and clumsy stabs. IRL yelling and excitement may occur, in this ultimate two-player showdown of fast-paced fencing and melee attacks. Beware, advantages in Nidhogg are often fleeting, as new opponents continually spawn in your way.
|9.99||90.1%||Jan 13, 2014|
TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it's a 4-player local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but hard to master and combat is fierce.
|14.99||95.5%||Mar 11, 2014|
The local multi-player space narwhal fighting game that has rocked the internet is finally ready for its big debut in a fully loaded release! Flop it out with 1-4 players in a retro, epic narwhal battle in space! The heart-piercing action is furious and unrelenting. STARWHAL will change your life.
|11.99||91.6%||Sep 29, 2014|
|Hidden in Plain Sight|
Hidden in Plain Sight is a local-multiplayer stealth party game. Blend into the crowd of AI characters and eliminate the other players before they eliminate you!
|5.99||98.9%||Jul 16, 2014|
|Push Me Pull You|
Push Me Pull You is an award-winning local multiplayer game about friendship and wrestling. Joined at the waist, you and your partner share a long, wriggling body as you wrestle your opponents for control of the ball.
|14.99||76.7%||Jul 14, 2016|
Collider is a fast paced arcade game for 1 to 8 players.
|2.99||80%||Mar 1, 2016|
|AT SUNDOWN: Shots in the Dark|
At Sundown: Shots in the Dark is an online and local PvP twin-stick shooter where you hide in the shadows. Use weapons with different abilities to sneak up on your friends and go in for the kill!
|14.99||58.6%||Jan 22, 2019|
For 3-8 players and an audience of thousands! Your phones or tablets are your controllers! The game of terrible drawings and hilariously wrong answers.
|9.99||90.8%||Jun 20, 2016|
Fat Mask is an arcade puzzle brawler that creates a frenetic experience thanks to a unique mix of brawler and puzzle mechanics. Steal your friends' hard earned combos in the free-for-all mode or contest the world high-scores in the stressful solo/coop mode of this quirky action-packed game!
|9.99||77.3%||May 15, 2017|
|Use Your Words|
Use Your Words is the new party game for funny people and their unfunny friends! Laugh your way through four hilarious mini-games! Use your smartphone to fill in the blank, or try your luck using one of our answers to get laughs! No matter your strategy, Use Your Words brings comedy home!
|14.99||90.4%||Apr 3, 2017|
12 orbits is the only local multiplayer game for 2-12 people at once, no matter what you play on. A single keyboard, touchscreen or controller will do.
|1.99||88.1%||Oct 24, 2016|
The rules are simple. Reach the other side and kill anyone that stands in your way. Deftly parry and rend their throats, riddle their bowels with arrows, or squish their brains between your toes. The wurm cares not for chivalry.
|14.99||82.1%||Aug 15, 2017|
Chickens Madness gives you the ultimate power of being and behaving like a chicken in a very unique set of party games against your friends.
|9.99||55%||Sep 8, 2020|
|ACT IT OUT XL! A Charades Party Game|
ACT IT OUT XL! is the multiplayer party game created to complete your games night! Get your friends or Twitch viewers to guess your favourite films, songs and video games as you describe, act, draw or sing them!
|11.99||73.9%||Mar 6, 2018|
KnightOut is a local party brawler for 1-4 players! Play with or against your friends in a frantic battle. Half the battle is won by building an epic castle with deadly weapons and traps. Charge into sword duels or keep your distance with long range weapons.
|14.99||66.7%||Jun 3, 2022|
Wizards Tourney is a party game for up to four players in which different wizards from around the world compete against each other to show who is the most skillful and astute. Test your magical talent and use all your tricks on your rivals to become the best wizard!
|9.99||73.9%||Sep 21, 2018|
Double Turn is a pro-wrestling party brawler with fast arcade fighting. Hop into the ring and master the simple melee combat in 2-4 player local versus matches.
|4.99||50%||Nov 6, 2020|
Awkward is the multiplayer party game guaranteed to get you discussing controversial topics with your partner, friends or Twitch viewers! Players are asked increasingly uncomfortable questions on risqué topics and the other players try to guess their answers!
|11.99||76.8%||Jun 4, 2018|
You got one bullet, fire it wisely as one mistake may cause you death in this fast paced game. Choose from a selection of abilities to survive in difficult situations and master them to become the champion of the Velvet Guard.
|2.99||90.9%||Mar 30, 2018|
|Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron|
The Aces of the Luftwaffe have returned! Dodge a hail of bullets and face their fearsome war machines in bombastic air battles and boss fights!
|17.99||70%||Jul 24, 2018|
|Pixels Guide to Staying Dead|
Lock n’ Load your maths! In this shared screen party shooter, if you're below 0 health you’re a skeleton. Above 0, you’re a human. Get your opponents to exactly 0 health to defeat them!
|6.99||N/A||Jul 20, 2020|
|A Sound Plan|
A Sound Plan is a local competitive arena game about using sound to manipulate zombies into eating your friends. Inspired by gladiator games, matches are hilarious, hectic, and punishing. Be passive and hide, or be violent and throw rocks, the choice is yours.
|4.99||N/A||Apr 30, 2019|
|Circle Rally Party|
Circle Rally Party is a challenging, family-friendly, 1 to 4 players local multiplayer party game with mini games about doing donuts with cars. Use your car's unique attack at the right time, and collect power-ups to improve your odds. Traffic rules do not apply!
|4.99||92.3%||Apr 9, 2019|
Jump on your friends and rack up points! Easy pick-up-&-play local multiplayer, even kids can play it! 8 players on the same screen, multiple levels, and a level editor, with full gamepad support! A spiritual successor to the DOS PC game "Jump 'n Bump" by Brainchild Designs.
|4.99||90%||Nov 29, 2019|
Challenge your friends in a naval battle of steering, pushing and shooting. Keep your ship on-screen and avoid crashing with land to survive. Up to 8 players.
|9.99||97%||Mar 28, 2019|