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Friendship and Relaxation: 10 Cozy Co-Op Games Coming Soon

Who doesn’t love a night of relaxing indoors with their favourite cozy game? Unless it’s a night relaxing with your best buddy! Some of the best co-op games will strengthen the bond of any relationship and while games like Helldivers are amazing for that, sometimes you want something a little more chill. Games like Stardew Valley can have you farming with a loved one, or even just having people over to watch the stars in Animal Crossing. If you love a good cozy co-op game then you’re going to want to wishlist some of these games that we’re highlighting here!

From farming co-op sims to building a town or surviving on an island together. There’s something for every gaming couple to enjoy!

 

The Garden Path

by carrotcake, Mooncat Games

The Garden Path is a slice-of-life gardening sim that celebrates small moments. No matter how you decide to play, the garden is a tender world of familiar sights and sounds, mysteries, and friendly faces. A space to call your own, to curate, and to reflect.

Designed to be played in short bursts as and when you wish, time in The Garden Path runs in concert with the outside world. Stop by to wander your garden whenever the mood takes you, and find new travelers, events, activities, and distractions waiting for you each day. Take your time, play for a little while, and experience it all at your own pace. Even invite your friend to play in local co-op and spend time together in the garden.

Release Date: 30 July 2024
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Solarpunk

by Cyberwave, rokaplay

Solarpunk is a survival game in a technically advanced world of floating islands. For those who don’t know, Solarpunk is a sci-fi subgenre that emphasises a utopian future built on renewable energy, particularly solar power. In this game, you and your friends work together to create a thriving society powered by the sun. Imagine constructing sustainable cities, fostering ecological harmony, and perhaps even exploring the potential of space travel – all fueled by solar energy. Alone or together with your friends, you can construct buildings, grow food, craft gadgets and hop on your airship to explore distant islands in the sky.

Use sunlight, wind and water to create an energy system and automate your processes like gathering resources and watering your plants to build your dream home in the sky.

Expected Release Date: November 2024
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Florist Business Simulator

by Bewolba Studios

 

Florist Business Simulator offers a perfect blend of imagination, strategy, and collaboration. Whether you’re arranging delicate bouquets, managing a bustling flower shop, or decorating venues for grand events, there’s always something exciting to do. Upgrade your shop strategically to maximize your sales and become the top florist in town.

Partner with friends in co-op multiplayer mode, where working together is essential for success. Explore a variety of environments to gather beautiful flowers. Combine your imagination and resources to transform event venues into stunning spaces. Enjoy the collaborative experience as you and your friends discover new flowers and create amazing decorations.

Release Date: 21 June 2024
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Tales of Seikyu

by ACE Entertainment

Tales of Seikyu is a fantasy-style farming sim adventure game set in the enchanting land of Seikyu, a haven for legendary creatures from the world of yokai. The town bustles with unique inhabitants, including the lord Kyubi, Shuten-dōji, the flamboyant and perpetually tipsy bar owner, Yoji, a rebellious folklorist with a sharp wit and a deep fascination for ancient gods, and Otter Andolini, a former mafia boss who now cherishes peace at his beloved dock.

Invite friends to join you in the mystical Seikyu to explore its secrets together. As a team, challenge the divine realm to recover lost treasures, demonstrate the strength of friendship against adversaries, collaborate on the farm, or work together to build your own manor. Or, for more tranquil moments, simply relax in a town corner, enjoying the sea breeze and sunshine.

Expected Release Date: 2024
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Cinnabunny

by Reky Studios

Cinnabunny is a couch co-op life sim game where you play as a bunny who runs a bakery. In this game, you play as a cute hoppy bun whose family is fighting a nasty drought. Your mother has tasked you with finding a new place for the family to live and after a long journey, you’ve found it! Welcome to Sugar Creek Burrows, a paradise among buns. Run your new bakery and save up so your family can move here too.

Learn various recipes, like breads, pies, and cookies. Make them your own by adding special combinations of supplemental ingredients like berries, nuts, or spices. Forage for different ingredients and recipes. Plant wheat and make flour, forage for easter eggs in the forest, or even head to the caves to mine for salt. Spend your off time going birdwatching, collecting mushrooms, and making friends among the other buns.

Expected Release Date: March 2025
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Messy Up

by Liquid Meow

Messy UP is a cute multiplayer game where pets destroy homes to grab the owner’s attention. Due to the owner’s busy schedule, they lack time for their pets. Players control the pets or play as the owner to catch them in this delightful mischief-filled game. Take on the role of cats and dogs and go wild, wreaking havoc at home! Each pet possesses unique abilities and skills, with various types of pets waiting for you to explore. Either cause mayhem alone or collaborate with friends to create trouble for the owner. Up to three players can cooperate in dismantling the house.

Expected Release Date: March 2025
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MeetLight and the Secrets of the Universe

by Kamai Games

Dive into MeetLight, a tranquil game, that blends the lines between fiction and reality to whisk you away on an immersive journey of reflection and wonder. Navigate both the tangible realm and the ethereal spirit world as you adapt to a fresh start. Immerse yourself in a stylised 3D open-world, imbued with poetic charm and a warmth that’ll make you feel right at home.

By day, inherit your great-uncle’s forge and embrace the role of the village blacksmith. Construct your dream home from the ground up, tailor your appearance, forge connections with local fauna, flora, and fellow villagers, engage in lively trade, and lend a helping hand whenever you feel inclined.

All while exploring the depths of your newly awakened clairvoyant abilities. Nurture and hone this newfound skill as you venture deeper into a realm pulsating with mystical energy, teeming with enigmatic beings, hidden treasures, and cosmic secrets waiting to be uncovered.

Expected Release Date: Q3 2024
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Farm Folks

by Crytivo

Immerse yourself in a multiplayer, open-world life simulator game that, for the first time ever, seamlessly merges resource management and automation into a farm-building experience, enriched by both PVP and PVE elements, extensive customization options, and exciting features like phantom capture and time-travel battles. Play solo or with friends to build your mega farm factory with almost no limits.

Expected Release Date: TBA
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Go-Go Town!

by Prideful Sloth

Plan, Build…Prosper? As mayor, it’s up to you to breathe life back into this rundown town. Construct shops, hire staff, automate deliveries with couriers, and attract tourists to town, all while managing infrastructure and avoiding catastrophes!

Join forces with up to four friends either solo, split or local co-op screen. Take on tricky-timed challenges and convert tourists into townies as you build the town of your dreams. Want to take a break? You and your friends can grab a fishing pole and go catch some fish down by the river.

Expected Release Date: 2024
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Aquapark Tycoon

by Boxelware

Dive into the thrilling world of Aquapark Tycoon! Create the ultimate pool paradise from the ground up in this cozy simulation game that offers endless creativity and challenges, whether you’re a seasoned waterpark magnate or a newbie pool start-up. Combine creativity, strategy, and management, and make a splash in the world of waterparks to become the ultimate Aquapark Tycoon.

Enjoy the fun with friends in Aquapark Tycoon’s co-op gameplay mode! Join forces with other tycoons to build and manage the most extravagant waterpark the world has ever seen. Strategize together and divide management duties to optimize your park’s success. Share your builds on the Steam Workshop for everyone else to enjoy, or use Workshop builds in your park.

Expected Release Date: 2025
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