Total Nerd The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now  

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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular shooter games in 2018. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played shooter games right now include some of the best-selling games on PC games. What are the top 10 shooter video games today?

Online shooters, like Call of Duty: WWII, OverwatchPUBG, and Rainbow Six Siege, keep getting new players, thanks to professional gamers, eSports tournaments, Twitch streamers, and YouTube gaming channels. Other good first-person shooter games trending now include Far Cry 5, Battlefield 1, Halo 5: Guardians, and Destiny 2.

Vote up the best shooter games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite FPS games 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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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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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Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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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Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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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Battlefield 1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2016
Battlefield 1 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. Despite its name, Battlefield 1 is the fifteenth installment in the Battlefield series, ...more

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Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
KamikiJBR 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

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Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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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Titanfall 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2016
Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It is the sequel to 2014's Titanfall and was released worldwide on October ...more

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Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Renato Gibson added
Battlefield V is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts, and the seventeenth installment in the Battlefield series. It will be released worldwide ...more

10
374 364
Doom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2016
Doom is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. A reboot of the Doom franchise, it is the fourth title in the main series and the first ...more

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Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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

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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
WaleedShahid added 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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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
VishalParekh 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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313 399
Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
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

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
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

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364 508
Call of Duty: WWII is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2017
Call of Duty: WWII is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision. The game is set in the European theatre, and is centered around a squad ...more

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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video 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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202 291
Wolfenstein II: The New Coloss... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2017
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is a 2017 action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game is the eighth main entry in ...more

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217 329
Halo 5: Guardians is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2015
Halo 5: Guardians is a first-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One home video game console. The tenth installment and fifth ...more

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22 15
Metro Exodus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Metro Exodus 2019
Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter video game developed by a Ukrainian Malta-based studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. It is the third installment in the Metro video game series ...more

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165 306
The Division is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2016
Tom Clancy's The Division is an online-only action role-playing video game developed by Massive Entertainment and published by Ubisoft, with assistance from Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft ...more

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70 117
Warframe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
xxlitempanadaxx added 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

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Star Wars Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2017
Star Wars Battlefront II is a 2017 action shooter video game developed by EA DICE, in collaboration with Criterion Games and Motive Studios, and published by Electronic Arts. Based on the Star ...more

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Far Cry New Dawn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2019
Far Cry New Dawn is a first-person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. The game is a spin-off of the Far Cry series and a narrative sequel to Far Cry 5. Similar to ...more

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Sniper Elite 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2017
Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion Developments. The sequel to Sniper Elite III, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation ...more