Total Nerd The Most Popular PC Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular PC games in 2018. Featuring both classic games and new games, this list of the most played video games on PC right now includes first-person shooters, multiplayer battle royales, MOBAs, fighting games, RPGs, and collectible card video games. What are the top 10 video games on PC today?

Online multiplayer shooters, like CS:GOFortnite, and PUBG, are currently dominating the PC gaming world, thanks to professional gamers, eSports tournaments, Twitch streamers, and YouTube gaming channels. Some PC games that have been released years ago are still popular today, like League of LegendsMinecraftWorld of Warcraft, and Dota 2. Other good PC games trending now include Overwatch, Starcraft, Rocket League, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege.

Vote up the best PC games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite computer games that are missing from this list.

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3,145 1,906
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
20013986 added 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

2
370 195
Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2019
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

3
1,568 1,311
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2012
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an online tactical first-person shooter developed by Valve Corporation and Hidden Path Entertainment, who also maintained Counter-Strike: Source after its ...more

4
1,189 1,023
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2009
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more

5
1,199 1,048
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2015
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is a tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more

6
1,563 1,422
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2016
Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was released in May 2016 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more

7
1,504 1,367
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2017
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

8
1,015 911
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2013
Grand Theft Auto V is an open world, action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on 17 September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox ...more

9
2,236 2,249
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2017
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

10
703 844
Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2015
Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix. The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in July 2015, with ports for Xbox One, OS ...more

11
680 868
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2004
World of Warcraft (commonly known as WoW) is a pay-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It is Blizzard Entertainment's fourth game set in the fantasy Warcraft Universe, first ...more

12
161 181
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
OooO ll added
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

13
501 832
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2012
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

14
318 542
Roblox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Rofame12 added 2006
Roblox, stylized as RŌBLOX, is a massively multiplayer online game created and marketed toward children and teenagers aged 8–18. In the game, players are able to create their own virtual world, ...more

15
277 477
Call of Duty: Black Ops III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
SerbianMonster added 2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is the twelfth entry in the Call of Duty series and the sequel to the 2012 ...more

16
302 523
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2004
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released on 26 October 2004 for the PlayStation 2 ...more

17
277 480
Garry's Mod is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2006
Garry's Mod (commonly abbreviated as GMod) is a sandbox physics game created by Garry Newman and developed by his company, Facepunch Studios. Garry's Mod was originally a mod for Valve ...more

18
351 618
Warframe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2013
Warframe is a free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter video game, under development by Digital Extremes for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Although the game is free to ...more

19
270 471
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2018
Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In ...more

20
277 484
Assassin's Creed Origins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
RaresStroe added 2017
Assassin's Creed Origins is a 2017 action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the tenth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series and the ...more

21
392 700
Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2018
Far Cry 5 is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and Ubisoft Toronto and published by parent company Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 ...more

22
247 431
Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
20013986 added 2017
Destiny 2 is a 2017 online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision. Set in a "mythic science fiction" world, the game features ...more

23
46 61
The Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
leneberak added 2014
The Sims 4 is a 2014 life simulation video game developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts. The Sims 4 was originally announced on May 6, 2013, and was released in ...more

24
311 574
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2013
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a digital collectible card game developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It is free-to-play with unlimited paid content, and limited free content. Announced at the ...more

25
113 199
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
MoritzHeß added 2007
Team Fortress 2 is a team-based first-person shooter multiplayer video game developed by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to the 1996 mod Team Fortress for Quake and its 1999 remake. It was ...more