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The Best Online Multiplayer Games 

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Updated June 23, 2020 5.7k votes 757 voters 9.1k views

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!
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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Aspher added Released: 2009 (4J Studios)
2
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Tyler Carter added Overwatch
3
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
DannyBecker added Released: 2004 (Microsoft Studios)
4
Call of Duty 4: Modern W... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2007 (Infinity Ward)
5
Star Wars: Battlefront I... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2005 (Savage Entertainment)
6
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
bob-churchill added Released: 2007 (Valve Corporation)
7
RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
fuzzyx added Released: 2001 (Jagex)
8
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2011 (EA Digital Illusions CE)
9
Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Dachi Nho added Released: 2009 (Valve Corporation)
10
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
indigomagentaxxx added Released: 2015 (Ubisoft Montreal)
11
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2009 (Gearbox Software)
12
Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2001 (Gearbox Software)
13
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Dachi Nho added Released: 2008 (Valve Corporation)
14
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Released: 1999 (Digital Extremes)
15
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
fuzzyx added Released: 2017 (Epic Games)
16
Half-Life: Counter-Strik... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added
17
Warframe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2013 (Digital Extremes)
18
Counter-Strike: Global O... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Released: 2012 (Valve Corporation)
19
Dark Souls II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 2014 (From Software)
20
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Released: 1998 (Valve Corporation)
21
World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
fuzzyx added World of Tanks Released: 2010 (Wargaming.net)
22
Titanfall 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
indigomagentaxxx added Titanfall 2
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Quake III Arena is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Released: 1999 (Bullfrog Productions)
24
Counter-Strike: Source ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
Colin Cochrane added Released: 2004 (Valve Corporation)
25
Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Games
AdamHughes added