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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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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2009
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Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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League of Legends 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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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2012
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Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added 2007
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
teddybeerlepel1 added 2017
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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2014
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added 2011
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Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DipikaG added 2012
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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Corgan Ketcher added 2010
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
gmorrow added 2017
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Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
2012
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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kayleigh-van-der-lee added 2014
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World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
soidrole added 2010