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

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Updated May 5, 2019 194 votes 45 voters 8.4k views 18 items

List Rules Vote 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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PlanetSide is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Sony 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 ...more
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Darkfall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2009 (Aventurine 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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Fallen Earth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2009 (Icarus Studios)
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 ...more
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Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
flipkickflip added Released: 1999 (Valve Corporation)
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 ...more

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PlanetSide 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Richard Smith added Released: 2012 (Sony 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 ...more
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Huxley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2008 (Webzen 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 ...more
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Neocron is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2002 (Century Interactive)
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 ...more
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Blackshot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
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Unreal Tournament III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
demdeb40 added Unreal Tournament III Released: 2007 (Epic 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 ...more
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The Agency: Covert Ops ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2008 (Sony 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 ...more
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Endless Ages is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Avaria 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 ...more
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Battlefield 1942 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Richard Smith added Released: 2002 (EA 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 ...more
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Battlefield Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Richard Smith added Released: 2004 (EA Digital Illusions CE)
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Battlefield 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Richard Smith added Released: 2005 (EA 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 ...more
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Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
demdeb40 added Released: 1999 (Digital Extremes)
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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Unreal Tournament 2004 ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
demdeb40 added Released: 2004 (Digital Extremes)
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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Parabellum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
Released: 2009 (Acony)
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Soldier Front is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Massively Multiplayer Online First-person Shooter Games of All Time
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. ...more