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The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now 

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Updated January 7, 2020 7.3k votes 2.1k voters 38.6k views 19 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular MOBA games in 2020. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played MOBA games right now includes some of the best-selling games on PC. What are the top 10 MOBA video games today?

Online MOBA games, like League of Legends, Dota 2, Smite, and Heroes of the Storm, keep getting new players, thanks to professional gamers, eSports tournaments, Twitch streamers, and YouTube gaming channels. Other good MOBA games trending now include Defense of the Ancients, Vainglory, and Strife.

Vote up the best MOBA games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite multiplayer online battle arena games 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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League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2009
League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is a free-to-play game that is supported by ...more

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Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2013
Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena video game, the stand-alone sequel to the Defense of the Ancients Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne mod. Developed by ...more

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Smite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2014
Smite is a third person multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Hi-Rez Studios for Microsoft Windows. In Smite, players take on the visage of a mythological god and ...more

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Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2015
Heroes of the Storm (HotS) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment for Microsoft Windows and macOS that was released on June 2, 2015. ...more

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Arena of Valor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2015
Arena of Valor is a Western adaptation of Honor of Kings or Kings of Glory for markets outside mainland China. It is a multiplayer online battle arena published by Tencent Games. In July 2017, ...more
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Mobile Legends: Bang Ban... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2016
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is a mobile game developed and published by Moonton. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game designed for mobile phones. The two ...more
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Vainglory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2014
Vainglory is a video game developed and published by Super Evil Megacorp for iOS and Android devices. The game is a simplified version of the PC-based MOBA genre wherein two opposing teams of ...more
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Defense of the Ancients ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2003
Defense of the Ancients is a multiplayer online battle arena mod for the video game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, based on the "Aeon of ...more
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Paladins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2018
Paladins: Champions of the Realm is a third-person shooter, first person shooter video game developed and published by Hi-Rez Studios. Paladins provides various characters, called Champions, for ...more
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Heroes of Newerth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
Jan 01 2010
Heroes of Newerth is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by S2 Games for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The game idea was derived from the Warcraft III: The Frozen ...more
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Battlerite is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2017
Battlerite is a free-to-play team-based multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed and published by Stunlock Studios. The game is considered a spiritual successor to Bloodline ...more
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Heroes Arena is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
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Awesomenauts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
May 02 2012
Awesomenauts is a 2D battle arena developed by Dutch video game development company Ronimo Games. The original game was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles in May 2012, and for ...more
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Strife is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2015
Strife: Quest for the Sigil, often shortened to Strife, is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity, based on the Doom engine from id ...more
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Demigod is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
Apr 14 2009
Demigod is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by Gas Powered Games for the PC platform and released on April 14, 2009. The game's title refers to the powerful player ...more
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Bloodline Champions is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2011
Bloodline Champions (BLC) is a free-to-play action game developed by the Swedish company Stunlock Studios. Bloodline Champions won both "Game of the Year" and "Winner XNA" in ...more
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Prime World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2014
Prime World is a freemium MMORPG-multiplayer online battle arena hybrid game, internally developed by Nival and available for PC and Mac with companion apps for Android and iOS platforms. Prime ...more
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Monday Night Combat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
Aug 11 2010
Monday Night Combat is a downloadable third-person shooter video game developed by Uber Entertainment. It was published by Microsoft Studios on the Xbox 360 and by Uber Entertainment and Valve ...more

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Realm of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular MOBA Video Games Right Now
2010
Realm of the Titans is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed by Ningbo Shengguang Tianyi for Microsoft Windows. The game is partially inspired by the Warcraft III custom map, ...more