The best online games you can play with friends (or foes), from Sea of Thieves to Fortnite
An online sandbox masterpiece. Players can go from building a basic shelter to keep out spiders, to going down a YouTube rabbit hole to look up redstone circuit ideas in a matter of mere hours.
Bungie's brilliant looter shooter has been revitalized with the switch to a free-to-play model and some seriously excellent expansions, like The Witch Queen.
Despite the online buckaneer's advancing years, Rare is sailing with the wind at its backs, constantly delivering new journeys on the high seas for Sea of Thieves players.
Warzone has changed significantly in the last two years but, between its core battle royale mode and faster Resurgence offerings, it's become an unbeatable competitive multiplayer experience.
A joyful, hilarious battle-royale where there can only be one bean left holding the crown at the end. The move to F2P also ensures this is one of the most accessible online games around.
The Switch's best online game is also the greatest Mario Kart ever. With the continuing Booster Course Pack updates, this iconic cartoon racer keeps on supersizing its karting buffet.
Arguably the most popular online game in history, Fortnite's accessible battle royale shootouts remain a hoot, while constant updates continue to keep it relevant.