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.

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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
2,520 1,827
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

2
2,289 1,744
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

3
1,994 1,729
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2009

4
901 622
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added

5
1,200 1,252
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

6
1,529 1,592
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

7
1,078 1,420
Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

8
976 1,306
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

9
1,367 1,163
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2012

10
454 481
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

11
295 188
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

12
395 618
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added 2007

13
1,015 1,200
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2014

14
273 189
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
teddybeerlepel1 added 2017

15
336 541
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
319 449
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Corgan Ketcher added 2010

17
431 277
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
gmorrow added 2017

18
154 100
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DipikaG added 2012

19
677 974
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

20
616 1,084
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2012

21
855 1,084
Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

22
334 422
The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kayleigh-van-der-lee added 2014

23
720 947
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

24
261 300
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Badphil Lamontagne added 2000

25
134 88
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games To Play Online