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The Best Online Multiplayer Games

Updated October 19, 2020 6.4k votes 780 voters 9.5k views68 items

List RulesVote 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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  • Minecraft1
    59
    30

    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action game, Sandbox

    PlatformGNU/Linux, Xbox 360, Web browser, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

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  • Team Fortress 22
    96
    101

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter

    PlatformMac OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Linux

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  • Halo 23
    106
    114

    Halo 2

    2004

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, Adventure

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360

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  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege4

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter, Tactical shooter

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • RuneScape5
    62
    65

    Genres (Video game)Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS

  • Overwatch6
    161
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    Overwatch

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  • Left 4 Dead 27
    87
    102

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, survival horror

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X, Linux

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  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare8

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Tactical shooter, First-person Shooter

    PlatformNintendo DS, OS X, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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  • Leauge of Legends9
    58
    65

    Leauge of Legends

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  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter10

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, Simulation video game, Tactical shooter

    PlatformXbox 360, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

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  • Killzone11
    49
    55

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    PlatformPlayStation 2

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  • Star Wars: Battlefront II12

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game

    PlatformPlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360

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  • Halo: Combat Evolved13

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action game, First-person Shooter, Science Fiction

    PlatformXbox, OS X, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Xbox 360

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  • Battlefield 314
    112
    149

    Genres (Video game)Action game, First-person Shooter

    PlatformPlayStation 3

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    64
    82

    Genres (Video game)Survival horror, First-person Shooter

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Personal computer, Xbox 360

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  • Heroes of the Storm16

    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, macOS

  • Gotham City Impostors17

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, First-person Shooter

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  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception18

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

    PlatformPlayStation 3

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  • Warframe19
    64
    88

    Warframe

    Mar 25 2013

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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  • ModNation Racers20

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Racing video game, Vehicular combat game

    PlatformPlayStation 3

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  • Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron21

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Third-person Shooter, Action game, Vehicular combat game

    PlatformPlayStation Portable

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  • Madden NFL 0822

    Genres (Video game)Sports game

    PlatformGameCube, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, Nintendo DS, OS X

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  • Borderlands23
    107
    152

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, first-person shooter

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

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  • Fortnite24
    81
    118

    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

    PlatformWindows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Unreal Tournament 200425

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

    PlatformOS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux

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