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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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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 4 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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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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Untitled Goose Game is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
2019
Untitled Goose Game is a stealth game developed by House House. In the game, players control a goose and are tasked with a series of challenges to bother human characters. Published by Panic, ...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
12
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 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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World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Forza Horizon 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
Parth Nangre added 2018
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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Rust is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
OooO ll added 2018
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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totally accurate Battle Simula... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular PC Games Right Now
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Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Portal is listed (or ranked) 19 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
20
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 20 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
21
Garry's Mod is listed (or ranked) 21 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
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Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 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
23
Roblox is listed (or ranked) 23 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
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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 24 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
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The Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 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