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The Best MMORPG Games of All Time

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of games, like World of Warcraft and Star Wars Galaxies, in it. What is the best mmorpg of all time in your opinion? What are the most fun mmorpg games?

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  • City of Heroes: Going Rogue1
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  • City of Heroes2
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    DeveloperCryptic Studios, Paragon Studios

    City of Heroes was a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based on the superhero...  more
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  • City of Villains3
    1,871
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    DeveloperCryptic Studios

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  • World of Warcraft4
    1,953
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    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    World of Warcraft (commonly known as WoW) is a pay-to-play massively multiplayer online...  more
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  • The Elder Scrolls Online5

    DeveloperZeniMax Online Studios

    The Elder Scrolls Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing video game developed...  more
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  • Guild Wars 26
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    DeveloperArenaNet

    Guild Wars 2 is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ArenaNet and...  more
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  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade7

    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, often referred to as TBC or BC, is the first expansion...  more
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  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King8

    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, often referred to as WotLK or Wrath, is the second...  more
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  • Star Wars: The Old Republic9

    DeveloperElectronic Arts, BioWare

    Star Wars: The Old Republic, often abbreviated as SWTOR, is a massively multiplayer online...  more
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  • Asheron's Call10
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    DeveloperTurbine, Inc.

    Asheron's Call is a fantasy MMORPG for Microsoft Windows-based PCs developed and published by...  more
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  • Final Fantasy XIV11

    DeveloperSquare Enix

    Final Fantasy XIV, also known as Final Fantasy XIV Online, is a massively multiplayer online...  more
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  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm12

    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, often referred to as Cataclysm or Cata, is the third expansion...  more
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  • Project: Gorgon13
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  • EverQuest14
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    DeveloperVerant Interactive, Sony Online Entertainment, 989 Studios

    EverQuest is a 3D fantasy-themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game that was...  more
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  • Star Citizen15
    Star Citizen is an upcoming space trading and combat simulator video game for Microsoft...  more
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  • Neverwinter16
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    DeveloperCryptic Studios

    Neverwinter is a Dungeons & Dragons free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing...  more
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  • Lord of the Rings Online17

    DeveloperStanding Stone Games

    The Lord of the Rings Online (previously titled The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of...  more
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  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria18

    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, colloquially referred to as Mists or MoP, is the fourth...  more
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  • EVE Online19
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    DeveloperCCP Games

    Eve Online is a player-driven, persistent-world massively multiplayer online role-playing game...  more
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  • Star Wars Galaxies20

    DeveloperElectronic Arts, Sony Online Entertainment

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    Star Wars Galaxies was a Star Wars themed massively multiplayer online role-playing for...  more
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  • RuneScape21
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    DeveloperJagex

    RuneScape is a fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game released in January 2001...  more
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  • Final Fantasy XI22

    DeveloperSquare Enix, Square

    Final Fantasy XI, also known as Final Fantasy XI Online, is a massively multiplayer online...  more
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  • Ultima Online23
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    DeveloperOrigin Systems, Electronic Arts

    Ultima Online is a graphical massively multiplayer online role-playing game, released on 24...  more
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  • Marvel Heroes24
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    DeveloperCryptic Studios

    Marvel Heroes is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online action role-playing video game...  more
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  • Guild Wars25
    522
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    DeveloperArenaNet

    Guild Wars, renamed later to Guild Wars Prophecies, is the first campaign of the Guild Wars...  more
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