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The craze of online games is limitless. There are multiple ways to play online games. But the first question you will ask yourself is which online game to play. Today, in this article we will talk about the top 10 most popular online games in 2021.
If we turn around the time we discover that the most popular way to play the games is with gaming consoles such as Nintendo gaming devices, PlayStations, Xboxes, PC, which we used to play at home. But a recent study reveals that online games are the next big thing and the future of the gaming industry. However, there are still a number of users playing the games on the console.
Here is the list of 7 most popular games in 2021
2.Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
3.World of Warcraft
5.World of Tanks
Check out full details with numbers of players:
Built by: Valve Corporation
Available on: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
Players Count: 13 Million
Dota 2 is an online multiplayer MOBA game from Valve. From a modification of Warcraft III, it has grown into an independent project that became one of the most popular eSports disciplines with a multimillion prize pool. At the same time, DotA is completely free, and donation only affects the customization of the heroes.
Each of the players plays as a compelling character, known as a “hero”. Each hero has its own capabilities and styles of play. During a match, players have to collect experience points as much as possible which eventually help to defeat the opposing team’s heroes in close combat.
Dota 2 was known for its outstanding gameplay while many rated the game as one of the greatest video games of all time. The game has also been one of the most played games on Steam since its deliverance.
Built by: Valve Corporation
Available on: XBOX 360, macOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Linux
Players Count: 46 Million
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of the exciting multiplayer shooting games available. The game was developed by Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment. Global Offensive is the fourth installment in the Counter-Strike series. Global Offensive was available on different platforms which include Windows, macOS, Xbox 360, and PlayStation, and Linux.
The game theme revolves around the objectives in which the two teams which are divided into Terrorists and Counter-Terrorists go against each other. One of the most common modes in the game involves the Terrorists locating a bomb while Counter-Terrorists work is to stop them to succeed in their plans. Another mode involves Counter-Terrorists trying to protect hostages that are caught by the Terrorists.
Just after the end of each round, players are compensated with rewards that are totally based on their performance in the game, so the better the performance better the rewards.
The total game mode available in the game is eight. There is also a battle royale mode, known as “Danger Zone”, which is something to be explored in the game.
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Players Count: 100 Million
A timeless classic of online role-playing games. One of the ancestors of the MMORPG genre, which was first released back in 2004. In 15 years, it has collected many awards, including the entry in the Guinness Book as the most popular game of all time. Even though the MMORPG genre is gradually shifting to a Non-target system, WoW still holds its position while most other games with auto-targeting are a thing of the past.
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Players Count: 140 Million
Rockstar’s creation remains one of the best-selling and most popular games for almost 5 years. GTA is amazing from the very beginning, and the online mode makes it a great option for having fun with your friends. For the first time in the series of games, the story has to be passed by three characters at one time.
A legendary game from the Valve developer. The basic concept of CS: GO remained unchanged: same division into teams of terrorists and special forces units. Terrorists have fun exploding bombs and holding hostages, while special forces try to defuse bombs and free civilians. And sometimes, the teams just hold a firefight until the last survivor.
GTA Online is one of the most popular multiplayer games in 2021. Just by judging several metrics such as Steamcharts and financial reports, one can easily see that GTA Online was very successful in the years preceding 2021. Of course, it is likely to continue to grow in 2021, as current estimates seem to be very favorable, with something as easily searchable as Steamcharts showing off how popular the game is.
For a game to be that popular in 2021, there have to be some subjective qualities about it that interest both hardcore gamers and casuals alike. As it is a multiplayer game, the features listed below are primarily going to focus on something that'll draw interest in a multiplayer setting. Whether it's Criminal Organizations or pampering oneself to stand out in a multiplayer setting, there are plenty of features worth discussing in 2021.
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Players Count: 160 Million
This Wargaming project became the founder of the arcade tank simulator genre. It is positioned as an MMO action, including a strategy, shooter genre, and a role-playing game. At the core of WoT are online tank battles, where players have to split into two teams of 15 people and take part in one of three standard modes:
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Built By: Epic Games
Available on: XBOX, PC, Android, IOS, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo
Players Count: 350 Million
Fortnite was originally created as a survival simulation in an open world. However, the main popularity of the game was brought by the “Royale Battle” mode. As in other genre games, players have to take part in a massive battle on a large map. The main objective — to survive, along the way, killing or avoiding meetings with other players. Gradually the “safe” zone narrows, forcing players to face each other.
Fortnite is another popular survival and battle royale game that was developed by the Epic Games in 2017. There are four major game modes available in Fortnite. So it’s like something for everyone. The four modes include Battle Royale, Party Royale, Creative, and Save the World.
Fortnite Battle Royale works in the same way as the oyer battle royale games in which players go against each other to survive till the end. The total number of players who participate in battle royale mode is 100. Players can play solo or a group of players which may consist of up to 4.
The highlight of this game is not about the fight, guns, or its battle royale mode in Fortnite you can do much more than that like building walls, stairs, and other support with various elements to be on top of the game. This is something you will not get in any battle royale game it’s a unique concept available only in Fortnite.
Built By: PUBG Corporation
Available on: XBOX, PC, Android, IOS, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
Players Count: 1.07 billion
The masterpiece, which at the time of its release was the biggest breakthrough of the year, is recognized as the best multiplayer game ever. This is the most popular game of the “Royale Battle” genre, where the winner is the last survivor. You can play alone or take a partner with you.
PUBG does not need any introduction in this list. PUBG is the game with the most active players. The highlight of this game is its realistic graphics and top-notch gameplay. PUBG is regarded as one of the best online and the most played games in the world. It came in limelight with his battle royale mode which became insanely popular among the payers.
The game theme revolves around different modes in which players go one on one or team-wise. While on the other side battle royale mode consists of hundred players who will fight against each other to finally get the chicken dinner. It’s a kind of a last-man-standing match. the players have to knock the other players in the battle royale to win it.
At the end of every match, the players get rewards on the basis of performance in the game which helps them to unlock crates that contain valuable items like weapon customization, attire for players, and much more.
Battle Royale mode can be played solo, duo, and with a group of four people. The game is available on multiple platforms which are mentioned below.
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