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The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now 

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Updated April 24, 2020 23.9k votes 5.2k voters 52.7k views 30 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular battle royale games in 2019. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most-played fighting games right now includes some of the best-selling games on Xbox One. What are the top 10 battle royale video games today?

Battle royale games like Apex LegendsFortnite, PUBG, and Realm Royale keep attracting 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 for all formats and 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
Released: 2019 (Respawn 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 the same universe as Titanfall, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more

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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Released: 2017 (Epic Games)
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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PlayerUnknown's Battlegr... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Call of Duty: Black Ops ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Call of Duty: Mobile is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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Genres (Video game): FPS

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Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Released: 2018 (EA DICE)

Genres (Video game): First-person shooter, battle royale

Battlefield V is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, and the seventeenth installment in the Battlefield series. It will be released worldwide ...more

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Free Fire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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. 

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Call of Duty: Modern War... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
ryder.ring added Released: 2011 (Sledgehammer Games)

Genres (Video game): First-person Shooter

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a 2011 first-person shooter political war thriller video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with development assistance from Raven ...more

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Clash Royale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
siddarth.amane1 added Released: 2016 (Supercell)

Genres (Video game): Real-time strategy

Clash Royale is a freemium mobile tower rush video game developed and published by Supercell. The game combines elements from collectible card games, tower defense, and multiplayer online battle ...more

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Ring of Elysium is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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Escape an astonishing disaster in Ring of Elysium, a battle royale shooter developed by Tencent Games.

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CS:GO Danger Zone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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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Minecraft Lifeboat Netwo... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons added

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

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Totally Accurate Battleg... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Realm Royale is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Pixel Gun 3D Battle Roya... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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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H1Z1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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
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Surviv.io is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Rules of Survival is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Zombs Royale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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ZombsRoyale.io - 100 player 2D real-time massive multiplayer Battle Royale game in your browser, inspired by PUBG/Fortnite.

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Darwin Project is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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
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Tetris 99 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Released: 2019 (Arika)

Genres (Video game): Puzzle, battle royale

Tetris 99 is a free online multiplayer version of the tile-laying puzzle game Tetris, developed by Arika and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch in February 2019. Incorporating ...more
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The Culling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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Build Royale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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The #1 IO Battle Royale Game. Build, break and eliminate! - A free IO game by Mathew Matakovic.

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Knives Out is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
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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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Kirby Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Battle Royale Video Games Right Now
Released: 2017 (HAL Laboratory)

Genres (Video game): Brawler

Kirby Battle Royale is a brawler video game in the Kirby series. Developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo, the game was released on the Nintendo 3DS handheld game console in Europe ...more