Total Nerd The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters  

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Nearly all shooters have a multiplayer component, and this list ranks the best online multiplayer shooting games according to votes from gamers like you. It's one thing to shoot an AI enemy in the face. sure, it's fun and it's immensely satisfying to see that monster go down, but there's something so much better about sneaking up on someone played by an actual human, who actually wants to take you out, and beating them to the punch. This online multiplayer shooter games list is a guide to the video games that best allow you to do just that.

Multiplayer shooters like DayZ have a wide open expanse for you to survive in, waiting until the last possible second to jump out and ambush your prey. There's also the Call of Duty series, which these days are almost synonymous with the word "shooter," having dominated the market for years. When you're looking for the best online multiplayer shooters, this list has to be where you start!

So check out our list of online shooters and vote up your favorites. If you're a crack marksman, then rerank the list to share your own version of the best online multiplayer shooting games!
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Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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519 277
Battlefield 4 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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990 489
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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208 71
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Left 4 Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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399 231
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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622 313
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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396 255
Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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385 265
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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374 282
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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107 65
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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78 60
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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208 195
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vega... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Call of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Payday 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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80 53
Call of Duty: World at War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Titanfall is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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160 181
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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114 141
ArmA III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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125 166
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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47 58
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Doom is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Titanfall 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. The sequel to Titanfall (2014), the game was released to favorable reviews in October 2016 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Its single-player campaign focuses on an infantry soldier who aspires to be the pilot of a Titan – large mecha-style exoskeletons used for war.

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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advan... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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111 150
PlanetSide 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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30 15
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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109 149
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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18 11
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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31 42
Call of Duty 3 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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26 34
Portal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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27 39
Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Call of Duty Black Ops 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Battlefield 2142 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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14 12
Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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16 28
Quake II is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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19 33
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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James Bond 007: Nightfire is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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21 35
Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Medal of Honor: Frontline is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Gears of War 3 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters