The Pikmin series has several game modes, where the core game mechanics are used in various scenarios. Each game has a main Story Mode, but several alternative game modes exist, and these vary by game.
You can find the most important game modes on the wiki in the following gallery:
Main game mode
(Pikmin, Pikmin 2, Pikmin 3, Hey! Pikmin)
Challenge-based game modes
(Pikmin 3 Deluxe)
Competitive game modes
This category has the following 7 subcategories, out of 7 total.