Total Nerd 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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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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2,095 1,466
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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1,755 1,492
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Minecraft 2009

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Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added Overwatch

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League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Diablo III 2012

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Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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313 480
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Halo 3 2007

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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 2011

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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Corgan Ketcher added Red Dead Redemption 2010

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Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Dota 2 2012

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
vietasianfox45 added Star Trek Online 2010

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
soidrole added World of Tanks 2010

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The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kayleigh-van-der-lee added The Elder Scrolls Online 2014

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Scottie Carpenter added Star Wars: The Old Republic 2011

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Fortnite: Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
gmorrow added Fortnite

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Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Badphil Lamontagne added Diablo II 2000

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DipikaG added Call of Duty: Black Ops II 2012

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Terraria is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Terraria 2011

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EverQuest is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest 1999

The Easiest Video Games to Complete

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Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Eve Online 2003

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Payday 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Payday 2 2013

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StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Siwon Shin added StarCraft 1998

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bryan Wiggins added RuneScape 2001

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
teddybeerlepel1 added Playerunknown's Battleground

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Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Marvel Heroes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Joe Knight added Marvel Heroes 2007

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Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Battlefield 1 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
B added Battlefield 1

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Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

The Best Professional Overwatch Players, Ranked

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The Division is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bobaloo added The Division Jan 01 2014

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DayZ is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
cybershot32 added Path of Exile 2013

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Halo: Reach is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Hope Oldaker added Halo: Reach 2010

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Halo 4 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Hope Oldaker added Halo 4 2012

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DC Universe Online is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added DC Universe Online 2009

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EverQuest II is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest II 2004

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ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
VoryZakone added ARMA 3 2012