Like a number of other activities, hosting a game night with your friends is likely to happen virtually these days across the world amid COVID-19. Since the virus is spreading like wildfire, it is important that we stay at home and take the necessary precautions to stay safe. So if you are not stepping out, wouldn’t it be a nice idea to play with your friends right from your mobile? Here are the 5 best free multiplayer games you should try out with your friends sometime soon.
Mario Kart Tour
The classic Nitendo game is now available right on your mobile and is pretty fun to play. You do have an option to play it remotely with your group of friends. Right after you download the app, you need to create a Nitendo account and clear the first level. Once you do that, the ‘Friends’ option will appear when you open the menu from the bottom of your screen. Now you can add friends using their player ID or the Nitendo account. Get, set, GO!
The 80-year old Scrabble was relaunched by the game developer Scopely as Scrabble Go in March 2020 with Hasbro and Mattel. And since then, the game has seen more than 200 million players each day. The latest version gives you an experience closer to what you would have on the board. You can play with your friends by adding them through your phone or by connecting through Facebook.
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Words With Friends
If you are a Scrabble fan, you’d probably want to play Scrabble Go. However, if you are fine with some scoring discrepancies, Words with Friends is a more intuitive game when it comes to playing with your friends. The game was launched in 2009 and it has been doing pretty well since then.
UNO is a fun and colorful app which offers a number of variations to the game. However, you can still play the Classic mode if that’s what you like. To invite your friends to play UNO with you, all you need to do is tap on the Social button on the bottom right and then click on the ‘Invite Friends’ button. You can now send invite link to your friends using a text message or other social messengers like WhatsApp and Slack. The app also offers text and talk functions so that you can communicate with your friends while playing the game.
Ludo King by gametion is doing enormously well at this point when most of the people are staying at home amid COVID-19. Once you have downloaded the game, you can play with your friends by creating a room and giving them the room code to join. Upto 4 players can play at once and once everyone joins, the host can start the game. You don’t need to connect your Facebook account or anything to play with your friends.
While you stay at home during these tough times, there are a number of health workers out there attending to the ones who have been infected. We need to show them respect and not step out unless it is absolutely necessary.
This was our list of 5 best free multiplayer games to play with your friends. If you know more such games, let us know in the comments below and we’d be happy to include them here.