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The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular RPG games in 2019. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played role-playing games right now include some of the best-selling games on PS4. What are the top 10 RPG video games today?

Sequels to great RPG franchises, like Final Fantasy, The Witcher, Dark Souls, and Fallout, keep getting new players, thanks to Twitch streamers and YouTube gaming channels. Other good RPG games trending now include Pyre, Persona 5, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, and Bloodborne.

Vote up the best RPG games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite RPGs 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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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2014
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an upcoming action role-playing video game set in an open world environment, that is currently in development by Polish video game developer CD Projekt RED. It is ...more
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Fallout: 4 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2015
Fallout 4 is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth major installment in the Fallout series, and was released ...more
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NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2017
Nier: Automata is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix. Set in the midst of a proxy war between machines created by otherworldly invaders ...more
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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2017
Horizon Zero Dawn is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The plot revolves around Aloy, a hunter and archer living ...more
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Bloodborne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2015
Bloodborne is an action role-playing video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4. Officially announced at Sony's Electronic Entertainment ...more
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Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
starwarssuperfan added 2011
Star Wars: The Old Republic, often abbreviated as SWTOR, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based in the Star Wars universe. Developed by BioWare Austin and a supplemental team ...more
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Monster Hunter: World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2018
Monster Hunter: World is an action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom. A part of the Monster Hunter series, it was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January ...more
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Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2016
Final Fantasy XV is a action role-playing video game being developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the fifteenth main installment in the Final Fantasy ...more
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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an action-adventure video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Activision. The game is scheduled to be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and ...more
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Persona 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2016
Persona 5 is a 2017 role-playing video game developed by Atlus. Set in Tokyo, the game follows the player-named protagonist after his transfer to the fictional Shujin Academy after being put on ...more
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Kingdom Hearts III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Kingdom Hearts III is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the twelfth installment in the Kingdom Hearts series, a ...more
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Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
Raavieeld added 2006
Final Fantasy XII is a fantasy role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2 platform. Released in 2006, it is the twelfth title in the mainline Final ...more
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Roblox is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
starwarssuperfan 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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Divinity: Original Sin II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2016
Divinity: Original Sin II is a role-playing video game developed and published by Larian Studios. The sequel to 2014's Divinity: Original Sin, it was released for Microsoft Windows in September ...more
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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
Jamie Brahm added 2018
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Versus Evil. It is the sequel to the 2015's Pillars of Eternity, and was ...more
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Pillars of Eternity is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2015
Pillars of Eternity is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Paradox Interactive. It was released for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux on March 26, ...more
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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdo... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2018
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a role-playing video game developed by Level-5 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is a sequel to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, and ...more
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2018
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an action role-playing video game developed by Warhorse Studios and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is set in the ...more
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2015
Monster Hunter 4 is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Capcom. It is the second game in the Monster Hunter series to be released on the Nintendo 3DS. Originally ...more
20
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is an online action role-playing video game developed by Massive Entertainment and published by Ubisoft. Played from a third-person perspective, the game takes place ...more
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Final Fantasy Type-0 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2011
Final Fantasy Type-0 is an action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for PlayStation Portable, and later for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The original version was released ...more
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Shin Megami Tensei IV is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2013
Shin Megami Tensei IV is a Japanese post-apocalyptic role-playing video game developed by Atlus for the Nintendo 3DS. It is the sixth entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series, a spin-off from the ...more
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Nioh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2017
Nioh is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by Team Ninja for the PlayStation 4. Set in early 1600s during a fictionalized version of the Sengoku period, the game centers on a sailor ...more
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Anthem is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Anthem is an online multiplayer action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was initially slated for a 2018 release on Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Hyper Light Drifter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2016
Hyper Light Drifter is a 2D action role-playing game developed by Heart Machine. The game pays homage to 8-bit and 16-bit games, and is considered by its lead developer Alex Preston as a ...more