Abandonware DOS title

Games featuring split screen multiplayer mode sorted by release date

Games supporting split screen multiplayer mode can be played by more than one player (usually no more than 2) on the same screen, at the same time. The screen is divided in two independent areas (horizontally or vertically) and each player plays in its portion of the screen.

Most popular split screen games

The Settlers
strategyDOS
Crazy Cars 3
racingDOS
ace-2-02

ACE 2

DOS19873.3/5 Artronic Limited
superbike-challenge-1

Superbike Challenge

DOS19873.7/5 Microids
topgun-3

Top Gun

DOS19873.4/5 Ocean Software
Top Gun is an abandoned flight combat simulation game developed by Ocean Software and released by Thunder Mountain in 1987 for DOS and a number of other 8 bit platforms. As the title suggests, Top Gun is based on the movie of the same name starring Tom Cruise.
spyvsspy3-4

Spy vs Spy 3: Arctic Antics

DOS19883.8/5 First Star Software
summer-games-1988-08

The Games: Summer Edition

DOS19884/5 Epyx
games-winter-edition-03

The Games: Winter Edition

DOS19884.3/5 Epyx
bloodwych-4

Bloodwych

DOS19893.8/5
Bloodwych is an abandoned RPG set in the fantasy world of Trazere. Two players can play at the same time in split screen mode, a feature that was unusual at the time, especially for an RPG. Bloodwych was released in 1989 by Image Works for DOS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum.
caveman-ugh-limpics-06

Caveman Ugh-Lympics

DOS19894.5/5 Dynamix
klax-1

Klax

DOS19903.8/5 Atari
logo-1

Logo

DOS1990NSFW3.8/5 Starbyte Software
tennis-cup-03

Tennis Cup

DOS19903.4/5 Loriciels
battleisle1-1

Battle Isle

DOS1991protected3.6/5 Blue Byte Software
grand-prix-500-03

Grand Prix 500 2

DOS19913.8/5 Microids
masterblazer-03

Masterblazer

DOS1991remake4/5 Rainbow Arts
supertetris-3

Super Tetris

DOS19914/5 Sphere
alcatraz-03

Alcatraz

DOS19923.6/5 221B Software Development
americangladiators-1

American Gladiators

DOS19923.1/5 Magicom Multimedia
lamborghini-american-challenge-2

Crazy Cars 3

DOS19924.2/5 Titus Interactive
international-athletics-02

International Athletics

DOS19924/5 True Emotions Software
tennis-cup-2-04

Tennis Cup 2

DOS19924/5 Loriciels
zyconix-2

Zyconix

DOS1992protected3.6/5 Miracle games
18-airborne-03

18th Airborne

DOS19933.9/5
battle-isle-93-03

Battle Isle 93: The Moon of Chromos

DOS19934/5 Blue Byte Software
evasiveaction-1

Evasive Action

DOS19934.2/5 Particle Systems
hiredguns-6

Hired Guns

DOS19934.1/5 DMA Design
Hired Guns is an abandoned game developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1993 for DOS and Amiga platforms. Hired Guns is a sci-fi RPG in which you control four mercenaries in four individual simultaneous first person sub-screens tasked with destroying all the bad guys from a single planet.
great-war-14-18-02

The Great War: 1914 - 1918

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Blue Byte Software
serfcity-6

The Settlers

DOS1993protected4.2/5 Blue Byte Software
battle-isle-2-01

Battle Isle 2200

DOS1994protected4.1/5 Blue Byte Software
formula_one-03

Formula One

DOS19943.7/5 Lankhor