Button Mash The Best Games To Play Online  

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List Rules Any genre is allowed, as long as the game has some kind of online functionality with a big community.

For many of us, there is no greater joy than putting on our headset, meeting in a lobby with friends, and gaming for hours on end. In an age where the internet is everything, we decided to rank the best games to play online, and we want you to help us. What is your favorite game to play online? This list pits first person shooters against MMORPGS, and survival titles against strategy games. The only real commonality between these titles is that playing online is crucial to the gaming experience, so vote for whatever games you enjoy on the internet the most.

Playing online is becoming such a standard in gaming that some games actually cannot be played offline. Take Hearthstone for example, or the upcoming Dungeon Defenders 2. Is making games online exclusive some kind of smoke and mirror to push microtransactions on us? It's certainly part of the business model for many of these games, but the real intention seems to be delivering the greatest gaming experience to the consumer.

Vote up your favorite online games, and even add some titles to the list if you feel they deserve to be here.
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1
2,623 1,965
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2
2,351 1,887
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
3
2,115 1,832
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2009
4
997 741
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added
5
1,300 1,327
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
6
1,614 1,691
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
7
1,105 1,509
Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
8
1,018 1,385
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
9
378 225
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
10
1,388 1,242
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2012
11
489 542
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
12
430 666
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added 2007
13
1,038 1,247
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2014
14
338 242
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
teddybeerlepel1 added 2017
15
367 584
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added 2011
16
195 130
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DipikaG added 2012
17
525 344
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
gmorrow added 2017
18
344 489
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Corgan Ketcher added May 18 2010
19
655 1,124
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2012
20
682 1,012
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
21
165 109
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
22
868 1,115
Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
23
726 979
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
24
345 454
The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kayleigh-van-der-lee added 2014
25
288 468
World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
soidrole added 2010