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The Most Popular PC Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular PC games in 2019. 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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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 1 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
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League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 2 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
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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
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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 4 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
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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
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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
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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
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Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 8 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
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Parth Nangre added 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a 2009 first-person shooter political war thriller video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft ...more
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 10 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
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Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 11 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
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totally accurate Battle Simula... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
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Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Mangoturtle added 2015
Cities: Skylines is a city-building game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is a single-player open-ended city-building simulation. Players engage in ...more
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Forza Horizon 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Parth Nangre added
Forza Horizon 4 is an open world racing video game developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft Studios. It was released on 2 October 2018 on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows after ...more
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Portal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Mangoturtle added 2007
Portal is a 2007 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by Valve Corporation. The game was released in a bundle package called The Orange Box for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 on ...more
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super hot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 17 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
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No Mans Sky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Mangoturtle added 2016
No Man's Sky is an action-adventure survival game developed and published by the indie studio Hello Games. The game is built around four pillars: exploration, survival, combat, and trading. ...more
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Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
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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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Rust is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2013
Rust is a survival video game developed and published by Facepunch Studios in February 2018 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux. The game has only a multiplayer mode. Rust was created ...more
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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Mangoturtle added 1998
Half-Life is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Corporation, the company's debut product and the first in the Half-Life series. First released in 1998 by Sierra ...more
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Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Mangoturtle added 2011
Portal 2 is a 2011 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. It is the sequel to Portal and was released on April 19, 2011, for Microsoft Windows, OS ...more
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Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Mangoturtle added 2010
Sid Meier's Civilization V is a 4X video game in the Civilization series developed by Firaxis Games, released on Microsoft Windows in September 2010, OS X on November 23, 2010, and Linux/SteamOS ...more
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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 24 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
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Garry's Mod is listed (or ranked) 25 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