Total Nerd The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now  

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We’re ranking the all current 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 replicate. Short for "Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game," the best MMORPGa 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.  

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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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Rift is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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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DC Universe Online is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Blade & Soul is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Guild Wars 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Aion: The Tower of Eternity is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
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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Star Conflict is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Star Conflict 2012

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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Lord of the Rings Online is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now

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Skyforge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Skyforge 2015

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Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 14 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) 15 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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Riders of Icarus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Riders of Icarus 2016

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The Secret World is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Tera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Tera 2011

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Age of Wushu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Age of Wushu 2012

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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Neverwinter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Neverwinter 2013

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Revelation Online is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Revelation Online 2015

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Worlds Adrift is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Worlds Adrift 2017

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Black Desert Online is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Black Desert Online 2014

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Archeage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular MMORPG Video Games Right Now
Archeage 2013