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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 a 2015 action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt, based on The Witcher series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is the sequel to the ...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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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 3 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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NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 4 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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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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Persona 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 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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The Outer Worlds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
The Outer Worlds is an action role-playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Private Division. The game was released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows on ...more
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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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Indivisible is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Indivisible is an upcoming action role-playing game-platformer developed by Lab Zero Games and published by 505 Games. The game is scheduled for release in October 2019, with a Nintendo Switch ...more
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Pokémon Masters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Pokémon Masters is a free-to-play mobile game for Android and iOS developed and published by DeNA. It was released in August 2019. It allows players to battle various Pokémon ...more
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The Surge 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
The Surge 2 is an action role-playing video game developed by Deck13 Interactive and published by Focus Home Interactive for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the sequel to ...more
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Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrin... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth is a dungeon crawler role-playing video game developed and published by Atlus for the Nintendo 3DS. It is a spin-off of the Persona series, itself part of the ...more
18
Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Dauntless is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular RPG Video Games Right Now
2019
Dauntless is a free-to-play action role-playing video game developed and published by Phoenix Labs. Dauntless takes place in a fantasy setting, where a cataclysmic event has torn the world ...more
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Divinity: Original Sin II is listed (or ranked) 20 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
21
Final Fantasy XII is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfi... is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Pillars of Eternity is listed (or ranked) 24 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) 25 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