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The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

Updated October 15, 2020 568 votes 83 voters 2.0k views22 items

List RulesVote up all the sci-fi games you're playing in 2019.

We’re ranking the most popular sci-fi games in 2019. These games take the idea of a desolate dystopian future and bring it up to a whole new level. With massively deep plots, intriguing backstories, and killer graphics, sci-fi games have the power to transport players to a whole other world.

If you're looking for some good sci-fi games to geek out to, you've come to the right place. From Destiny 2 to Apex Legends, this list of sci-fi games also includes popular titles like Fallout: 4, Anthem, and Aven Colony. Of course, this list also includes a handful of classic games that are still relevant in 2019, including Prey and 2015's Fallout 4. Which epic sci-fi title is your favorite?

Now’s your chance to rank the best current sci-fi games people are playing right now. Vote up all the games you liked, and add your own titles if they’re missing from the list.

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    Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Fallout 4 is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a single-player action-adventure video game developed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Detroit: Become Human is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperQuantic Dream

    Genres (Video game)Adventure

    Detroit: Become Human is an adventure game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperBungie

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Destiny 2 is a 2017 online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Borderlands 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperGearbox Software

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

    Borderlands 3 is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Deep Rock Galactic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    Metro Exodus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    Developer4A Games

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

    Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter video game developed by a Ukrainian Malta-based studio... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Prey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    Prey

    2017

    DeveloperArkane Studios

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Prey is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Arkane Studios and published by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game developed and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Anthem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    Anthem

    2019

    DeveloperBioWare

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Anthem is an online multiplayer action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Cloudpunk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperIon Lands

    Genres (Video game)Adventure

    Cloudpunk is an adventure game developed by Ion Lands and published by Maple Whispering... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Aven Colony is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    The Surge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperDeck13 Interactive

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    The Surge is a science fiction, action role-playing video game developed by Deck13 Interactive... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Doom Eternal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Doom Eternal is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and published by Bethesda... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Crackdown 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperSumo Digital

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

    Crackdown 3 is an action-adventure video game for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One developed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, first-person shooter

    Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment. Set in... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperMassive Entertainment

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

    Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is an online action role-playing video game developed by Massive... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    GENESIS ALPHA ONE is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    Observer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperBloober Team

    Genres (Video game)Psychological horror

    Observer (stylised as >observer_) is a cyberpunk horror video game developed by Bloober Team... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Spore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
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    Spore

    2008

    DeveloperMaxis

    Genres (Video game)Life simulation, Massively-singleplayer, Action game, Real-time strategy, Adventure

    Spore is a 2008 multi-genre single-player fantasy god game developed by Maxis and designed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
    Rage 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Avalanche Studios in conjunction with... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    BattleTech is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Sci-Fi Video Games Right Now
    BattleTech is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Harebrained Schemes and published... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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