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The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time

Updated May 5, 2019 248 votes 45 voters 8.6k views18 items

List RulesVote up the best video games in the massively multiplayer online first-person shooter genre.

This is a list of the best massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games.

Examples of games on this list include The Agency: Covert Ops and Parabellum.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best massively multiplayer online first-person shooter games?" and "What is the greatest massively multiplayer online first-person shooter game of all time?"
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    DeveloperIcarus Studios, LLC.

    Fallen Earth is a free-to-play MMO developed by Reloaded Productions. The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland located around the American Grand Canyon. Fallen Earth's gameplay features...  more
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    DeveloperAventurine SA

    Darkfall is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Aventurine SA that combines real-time action and strategy in a fantasy setting. The game features unrestricted PvP, full...  more
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    DeveloperValve Corporation, Turtle Rock Studios

    Counter-Strike is a first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Corporation. It was initially developed and released as a Half-Life modification by Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess "Cliffe" Cliffe...  more

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    Huxley

    2008

    DeveloperWebzen Games

    Huxley is a multiplayer first-person shooter computer game with persistent player characters published by Webzen Games Inc.. It is being developed for Microsoft Windows. A Xbox 360 port was planned,...  more
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    DeveloperSony Online Entertainment

    PlanetSide is a massively-multiplayer online first-person-shooter video game published by Sony Online Entertainment and released on May 20, 2003. PlanetSide chronicles the efforts of three factions...  more
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    DeveloperCentury Interactive, Reakktor

    Neocron is a 2002 post-apocalyptic cyberpunk massively multiplayer online role playing game developed by Hannover, Germany-based software developer Reakktor Media GmbH and published by cdv Software...  more
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    DeveloperSony Online Entertainment

    PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter published by Daybreak Game Company and released on November 20, 2012. It is a remake of PlanetSide which originally...  more
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    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    Battlefield 1942 is a 3D World War II first-person shooter video game developed by Swedish company Digital Illusions CE and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh. The...  more
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    DeveloperAvaria Corp

    Endless Ages was a computer game of the massively multiplayer online first person shooting genre with elements of role play, such as character classes, quests, an auction system-based economy and a...  more
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    DeveloperSony Online Entertainment

    The Agency was a spy-themed massively multiplayer online shooter. It was developed by Sony Online Entertainment studios in Seattle for Windows and PlayStation 3. On March 31, 2011, production was...  more
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    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

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    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    Battlefield 2 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Digital Illusions CE, with contributions by Trauma Studios. Battlefield 2 was published by Electronic Arts and is the third full game...  more
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    Unreal Tournament III

    2007

    DeveloperEpic Games

    Unreal Tournament 3 is a first-person shooter and online multiplayer video game by Epic Games, and is the latest installment of the Unreal series. It is published by Midway Games, and was released...  more
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    DeveloperDigital Extremes, Epic Games

    Unreal Tournament is a first-person shooter video game co-developed by Epic Games and Digital Extremes. It was first published in 1999 by GT Interactive for PC. Infogrames released it for the...  more

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    Special Force is an online free-to-play first-person shooter developed by the South Korean game developer Dragonfly. By January 2006, 8 million users have been registered in South Korea alone. The...  more
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    DeveloperDigital Extremes, Psyonix, Epic Games

    Unreal Tournament 2004, also known as UT2004 and UT2K4, is a futuristic first-person shooter computer game developed by Epic Games and Digital Extremes. It is part of the Unreal series of games,...  more
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    DeveloperAcony