United in Play: 10 Co-Op Games That Offer Marriage Options

  • 18-07-2023 |
  • Chris Harris

The world of gaming is not just limited to kickass combats, strategic planning, and exploring riveting worlds. It has opened up avenues for players to form meaningful in-game relationships, even marriages. So, let's look at 10 co-op games that allow players to tie the knot within the game's universe.

1. Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is a beloved farming simulation game that allows players to build their dream farm. Not only do players get to tend to crops and livestock, but they also have the opportunity to get married. There are several NPCs in the game you can court and eventually marry. You can share your farm life with them and even have children.

2. Final Fantasy 14

Taking the realm of Eorzea, Final Fantasy 14 is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that allows players to experience life in various aspects, including marriage. Known as the Ceremony of Eternal Bonding, players can plan and participate in their very own fantasy wedding, complete with outfits, adornments, and a chapel ceremony.

3. The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online is another MMORPG where players can unite in matrimony. By purchasing the Ring of Mara from the Crown Store, two players can participate in a ritual and receive special bonuses when playing together. It’s a commitment of adventuring camaraderie!

4. Maple Story

Maple Story, the 2D side-scrolling MMORPG, also includes a marriage system. Players can hold an in-game wedding complete with invitations, a chapel service, and even a post-wedding reception. To add realism, maintaining a marriage requires effort with rewards and penalties applying to both players.

5. Rift

Typical of MMORPGs, Rift also offers a marriage system. By purchasing a Wedding Bells item, two players can hold a wedding ceremony, earning them a Married title. The process is purely aesthetic but offers a fun, immersive role-play experience.

6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons

While not officially a marriage system, Animal Crossing: New Horizons allows players to create their own wedding scenarios. With the ability to customize your island, design clothes, and invite friends, you can celebrate a wedding in whatever style you prefer. It’s a great way to share a special event with friends in a relaxed, charming setting.

7. Minecraft

The open-ended nature of Minecraft allows players to build and create anything they can imagine, and this includes weddings. Through modding or pure creativity, players can create beautiful wedding venues, invite friends, and hold a ceremony to remember.

8. Super Bunny Man

Super Bunny Man might be a quirky physics-based game featuring two bunny men, but it also allows for some form of marriage. While not a traditional wedding, players can engage in a cooperative multiplayer mode that requires trust, communication, and commitment, much like a marriage.

9. The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil In Me

The Dark Pictures Anthology is a series of standalone horror games. In 'The Devil In Me,' there is a fleeting chance for two players to choose characters and see them getting married in one of the game's many endings. It’s a chilling twist on in-game weddings!

10. Diablo 4

Diablo 4 is an upcoming dungeon-crawler role-playing game. While the specifics are yet to be known, previous installments have hinted at in-game weddings, particularly through the follower system. It’ll be interesting to see how Blizzard incorporates this feature into the latest game.

In conclusion, the world of gaming has expanded to allow players to celebrate not just victories but also relationships, creating meaningful experiences that extend beyond the virtual realm. So, fire up that console, and who knows, you might just find your in-game soulmate!