Multiplayer: Last Man Standing

Video game concept

Includes a multiplayer mode where the winner is the player who is the last one alive or the team with the only surviving players. There is no respawning during a match, or it is severely limited per player or per team.

127
games
13
platforms

Alternate names: Elimination, Last Team Standing
Name variations: LTS, LMS, Last One Standing, Last Person Standing, Battle Royale

The first video game about Multiplayer: Last Man Standing was released on March 14, 1991.

THQ, Blizzard Entertainment and 2K Games has published most of these games

This is the norm in strategy games and is often called Free-for-All when no teams are used.

In shooters this is quite straightforward with each player controlling single character who after death loses that round.

In strategy games, this may mean that the all player's units and facilities need to be destroyed, though this may actually only require destroying their capacity to produce more units and buildings or simply killing the army commander.

NOT to be confused with some variations of deathmatch which count deaths to determine victory. Though some games may offer a limited number of lives for each player so the first loss is not the final.

Parent group

Multiplayer game modes

Platforms

Windows 73
Linux 16
Mac OS X 10
MS-DOS 7
Mac OS Classic 6
Xbox One 3
X360 3
iOS 2
PS3 2
Android 2
BSD 1
PS4 1
BeOS 1

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