Total Nerd The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular battle royale games in 2018. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played fighting games right now include some of the best-selling games on Xbox One. What are the top 10 battle royale video games today?

Battle royale games, like Fortnite, PUBG, and Realm Royale, keep getting new players, thanks to professional gamers, eSports tournaments, Twitch streamers, and YouTube gaming channels. Other good battle royale games trending now include H1Z1, Surviv.io, Rules of Survival, and Totally Accurate Battlegrounds.

Vote up the best battle royale games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorites that are missing from this list. Games from all consoles (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) are welcome, including mobile and PC games. 

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Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment. Set in the same universe as Titanfall, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more

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885 596
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4
Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft ...more

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584 417
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (stylized as Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII) is a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is scheduled to be released ...more

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602 492
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Android
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a 2017 multiplayer online battle royale game developed by PUBG Corporation. In the game, up to one hundred players parachute onto an island and scavenge ...more

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202 372
Realm Royale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Realm Royale Microsoft Windows
Realm Royale, previously known as Paladins: Battlegrounds, is a free-to-play battle royale third-person shooter video game developed by Hi-Rez Studios. The game features multiple character ...more

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145 315
Surviv.io is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Surviv.io Web browser
Surviv.io is a free browser based multiplayer online battle royale game released in October 2017. Similar to other titles in the genre, players battle against other players on a large map from a ...more

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142 312
H1Z1 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Just Survive is a survival sandbox massively multiplayer online game released in 2015, developed and published by Daybreak Game Company for Microsoft Windows. The game, originally known as H1Z1 ...more

8
87 202
Pixel Gun 3D Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Pixel Gun 3D Battle Royale IOS, Android

In Pixel Gun 3D you have a perfect chance to battle with your friends, classmates and colleagues or anyone else all around the world! You can create and customize your character using a special skins maker and then show off on the battlefield!
 

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82 192
Free Fire is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Free Fire Android, iOS

Free Fire is the ultimate survival shooter game available on mobile. Each 10-minute game places you on a remote island where you are pit against 49 other players, all seeking survival. Players freely choose their starting point with their parachute, and aim to stay in the safe zone for as long as possible. Drive vehicles to explore the vast map, hide in trenches, or become invisible by proning under grass. Ambush, snipe, survive, there is only one goal: to survive.

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98 234
Totally Accurate Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Totally Accurate Battlegrounds Microsoft Windows
Totally Accurate Battlegrounds (TABG) is a multiplayer battle royale video game developed by Landfall. Released on June 5, 2018, as a spin-off of its predecessor Totally Accurate Battle ...more

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76 179
Ring of Elysium is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Ring of Elysium Microsoft Windows

Escape an astonishing disaster in Ring of Elysium, a battle royale shooter developed by Tencent Games.

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96 230
Rules of Survival is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Rules of Survival Microsoft Windows, Android, iOS
Rules of Survival (RoS) is a free-to-play, multiplayer online battle royale game developed and published by NetEase Games. It claims to have more than 150 million players registered worldwide. ...more

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55 131
CS:GO Danger Zone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added CS:GO Danger Zone Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Mac OS

A fast-paced battle royale game mode built on CS:GO's tactical gameplay where players use their wits, skill, and resources to fight to the finish.

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55 135
Minecraft Lifeboat Network Bat... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Minecraft Lifeboat Network Battle Royale Android, iOS, Windows Phone

This is a battle royale minigame in the minecraft server, lifeboat network.

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53 140
Zombs Royale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Zombs Royale Web browser

ZombsRoyale.io - 100 player 2D real-time massive multiplayer Battle Royale game in your browser, inspired by PUBG/Fortnite.

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26 103
Knives Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Knives Out Android, iOS, PlayStation 4

100 players are scattered throughout the massive battlefield. Explore the map, collect weapons, take aim, and pull the trigger. Remember, there can only be one winner!
 

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47 182
Darwin Project is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Darwin Project Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
Darwin Project is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle royale game developed and published by Scavengers Studio. It was launched for Steam Early Access and Xbox Game Preview on March 9, ...more

18
21 95
Rapture Rejects is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Rapture Rejects Microsoft Windows

Rapture Rejects is an upcoming top-down battle royale developed by Galvanic Games and Explosm Games. Rapture Rejects will be released on Microsoft Windows in 2018.

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19 96
Build Royale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added Build Royale Web browser

The #1 IO Battle Royale Game. Build, break and eliminate! - A free IO game by Mathew Matakovic.

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36 176
The Culling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
The Culling Linux, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
The Culling is a battle royale game developed and published by Xaviant. Following an early access beta phase, the game was released for Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Xbox One on October 5, 2017. ...more

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32 170
Islands of Nyne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Islands of Nyne Microsoft Windows, Steam
Islands of Nyne: Battle Royale is a sci-fi first person shooter battle royale game by American developer Define Human Studios for Microsoft's Windows set in a fictional universe that is in ...more

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25 185
Rec Room is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Rec Room Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
Rec Room is a room-scale virtual reality multiplayer online video game. It was developed by Seattle-based company Against Gravity and was first released for Microsoft Windows in June 2016 and ...more