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Total Nerd The Best Online Multiplayer Games  

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List Rules Vote up the best multiplayer games that are played online.

With the invention and exponential growth of the internet, naturally online gaming has also thrived. Internet being as fast as it is today it can (mostly) keep up with even the craziest of graphics and players can play with a few or even dozens of other gamers. What are the best online multiplayer games?

Even as recently as the early 90s, gamers would have been astonished to discover they could be playing with countless other people all across the country, in real time, from their own homes. That future has arrived and gaming has been forever changed.

There are hundreds of online games, with more being created every day. This list of the best online multiplayer games has been ranked by gamers to narrow it down and determine the best of this type of game. Vote up the best games below and see how the online multiplayer games you think are the greatest rank!

1
114 136
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Tyler Carter added Overwatch

2
99 118
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

3
96 116
Star Wars: Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

4
29 29
RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
fuzzyx added RuneScape 2001

5
85 103
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

6
67 81
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
DannyBecker added Halo 2 2004

7
95 121
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

8
46 55
Fortnite: Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

9
35 42
Half-Life: Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Half-Life: Counter-Strike

10
45 59
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Unreal Tournament 1999

11
57 81
Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Dachi Nho added Left 4 Dead 2 2009

12
52 74
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
bob-churchill added Team Fortress 2 2007

13
14 18
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
1520612590958 added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

14
67 97
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

15
46 67
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Dachi Nho added Left 4 Dead 2008

16
12 20
Dota1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
samuels added Dota1

17
28 48
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Half-Life 1998

18
5 11
Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
AdamHughes added Heroes of the Storm

19
45 80
Warframe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Warframe Mar 25 2013

20
46 82
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
David Grasch added League of Legends 2009

21
16 32
Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Quake III Arena 1999

22
33 61
LittleBigPlanet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

23
27 51
Dark Souls II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

24
31 60
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 2012

25
35 70
Twisted Metal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

26
32 66
Mass Effect 3 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

27
6 20
Guild Wars 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
fuzzyx added Guild Wars 2 2012

28
16 38
Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Counter-Strike: Source 2004

29
7 22
World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
fuzzyx added World of Tanks 2010

30
23 51
Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Doom 3 2004

31
21 49
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advan... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

32
22 52
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Dota 2 2012

33
2 11
Titanfall 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
1520612590958 added Titanfall 2

34
19 48
Killzone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Killzone 2004

35
14 39
ModNation Racers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

36
15 41
Gotham City Impostors is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

37
15 41
Phantasy Star Online Episode I... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

38
11 34
Resistance 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

39
1 8
Killing Floor 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Garresh added Killing Floor 2

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20 51
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RichardWare added Leauge of Legends

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12 36
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

42
11 36
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Counter-Strike: Condition Zero 2004

43
8 29
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

44
13 41
Star Wars Battlefront: Renegad... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

45
11 37
FIFA 12 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
FIFA 12 2011

46
10 36
Smite is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Xanxus“Master”Smite added Smite

47
8 31
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

48
7 29
Bomberman Ultra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

49
8 32
Madden NFL 08 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games

50
12 43
Unreal Tournament III is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Unreal Tournament III 2007