Competitive multiplayer just makes me remember how much I don't have time to be good at them anymore. The occasional match against friends is fine, but going online to face randos who are all better than me because they've been playing and practicing for 100 more hours than I have, no thanks.
Single player games are fun, but because there's hardly any "me and my friends sitting around playing games" I feel like something is lost there, as well. We used to switch off playing games like Resident Evil 4 after every death or every map; way before that, every level or every death in games like Kid Chameleon and Mega Man. In Final Fantasy games, we'd play for a set amount of time and then someone else would get the controller for a while. The ones not playing would BS and watch the other play, offering light razzing or helpful tips or advice. That kind of atmosphere doesn't exist as much in the current "sit alone and play single player games" environment. You can stream and maybe recapture a little of that if you have a steady following and you like to engage with them, but to me it's still not the same.
For me that depends on the game it self .. but generaley i would say multiplayer because it allows you the share your friends the game ... but sometimes you can have a network problemes so you have to play single mode
I like the Sigle player. You can not become rage, and easily complete the stage without any panic. Where in multiplayer people used cheats, racists and abusing family. Voice chat is obnoxious. I find multiplayer generally frustrating and unfun
The multi player is the best, because you still have the option to play as a single player, most games this days comes as multi player to get recognition and lots of usage.multi player act as a connector in families and friends.