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The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now  

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List Rules Vote up all the MMORPGs you're still playing in 2019.

We’re ranking the all current most popular MMORPGs from best to worst. From vast lands to explore, skills to unlock, and abilities to upgrade, MMORPGs give gamers a unique sense of accomplishment that most other genres can’t even come close to replicating. Short for "Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game," the best MMORPGs have the ability to transport players to a whole other world.

Epic open-world games like World of Warcraft have helped bring MMORPGs into the mainstream, giving gamers more choices and titles to choose from than ever before. With fan-favorite games like The Elder Scrolls Online, Star Wars: The Old Republic, and 2011’s Rift, did your favorite MMORPG make the list?

Upvote the best MMORPGs and watch as your favorite titles top the list. And if your favorite MMORPG isn't listed, be sure to add it so other gamers can give it a go.  

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Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2010
Final Fantasy XIV, also known as Final Fantasy XIV Online, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game for Microsoft Windows personal computer, developed and published by Square Enix. It ...more
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The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2014
The Elder Scrolls Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing video game developed by ZeniMax Online Studios. It was released on April 4, 2014 for Microsoft Windows, OS X and on Steam ...more
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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2004
World of Warcraft (commonly known as WoW) is a pay-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It is Blizzard Entertainment's fourth game set in the fantasy Warcraft Universe, first ...more
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Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2011
Star Wars: The Old Republic, often abbreviated as SWTOR, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based in the Star Wars universe. Developed by BioWare Austin and a supplemental team ...more
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Rift is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Mar 01 2011
Rift is a fantasy free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Trion Worlds. Rift takes place within the fantasy world of Telara. The game was released in March 2011. ...more
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Guild Wars 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2012
Guild Wars 2 is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCsoft. Set in the fantasy world of Tyria, the game follows the re-emergence of Destiny's ...more
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DC Universe Online is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2009
DC Universe Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based upon the fictional universe of DC Comics. Developed by Daybreak Game Company's Austin studio and co-published by Sony ...more
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Aion: The Tower of Eternity is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Sep 22 2009
Aion: Steel Cavalry is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game released by NCsoft. The game combines PvP and PvE in a fantasy game environment. As of May 20, 2009, Aion had 3.5 million ...more
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Tera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2011
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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2013
Defiance is a science fiction-themed persistent world massively multiplayer online third-person shooter developed by Trion Worlds. Defiance takes place on a terraformed Earth several decades ...more
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Lord of the Rings Online is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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Blade & Soul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2011
Blade & Soul is a Korean fantasy martial-arts massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by NCsoft. On September 13, 2012, NCsoft announced that Blade & Soul would release ...more
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Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2003
Eve Online is a player-driven, persistent-world massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in a science fiction space setting, developed and published by CCP Games. Characters pilot ...more
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RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2001
RuneScape is a fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game released in January 2001 by Andrew and Paul Gower, and developed and published by Jagex Games Studio. It is a graphical ...more
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Neverwinter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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The Secret World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2012
The Secret World is a massively multiplayer online role-playing video game set in the modern day real world by developer Funcom. Ragnar Tørnquist is the creative director of the game. The ...more
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Archeage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2013
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Age of Wushu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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Riders of Icarus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2010
Star Trek Online, often abbreviated as STO, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Cryptic Studios based on the popular Star Trek series created by Gene Roddenberry. ...more
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Skyforge is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
2015
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Black Desert Online is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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Star Conflict is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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Revelation Online is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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Worlds Adrift is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now