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

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

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

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Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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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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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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

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

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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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GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 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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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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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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

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Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs 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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Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advan... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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

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SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Call of Duty 3 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Unreal Tournament is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Portal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Overwatch 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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Quake II is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Battlefield 2142 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters

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Medal of Honor: Allied Assault is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Online Multiplayer Shooters
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Gears of War 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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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