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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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Renato Gibson added Battlefield V 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

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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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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Doom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
DOOM 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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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 13 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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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: WWII is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Wolfenstein II: The New Coloss... is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Halo 5: Guardians is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Warframe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
xxlitempanadaxx added 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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The Division is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Gears of War 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2016 Gears of War 4 is a third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One. It is the fourth main installment in the ...more

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Star Wars Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2017 Splatoon 2 is a 2017 team-based third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. Players control characters known as Inklings and use colored ink to ...more

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Sniper Elite 4 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Sniper Elite 4 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

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2016 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is a 2016 first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision, and the thirteenth primary installment in the Call of Duty ...more

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Unreal Tournament III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
JohnGraboski added 2007 Unreal Tournament 3 is a first-person shooter and online multiplayer video game by Epic Games, and is the latest installment of the Unreal series. It is published by Midway Games, and was ...more

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PlanetSide 2 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
renegadehunter3 added 2012 PlanetSide 2 is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online first-person shooter published by Daybreak Game Company and released on November 20, 2012. It is a remake of PlanetSide which ...more

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Prey is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2017 Prey is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. In Prey, the player controls Morgan Yu while exploring the space station Talos I, ...more

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Roblox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
mckgreen000 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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Killing Floor 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Killing Floor 2 2015 Killing Floor 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by Tripwire Interactive. It is a sequel to 2009's Killing Floor. An early access version of the game was released for ...more

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Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2015 Splatoon is an upcoming third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for Wii U, which is scheduled for release in Japan on May 28, 2015, and the rest of the world on May ...more

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Verdun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Verdun 2015 Verdun is a 2013 simulation first-person shooter video game made by M2H and Blackmill.

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Evolve is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
2015 Evolve is a first-person shooter video game developed by Turtle Rock Studios, published by 2K Games and distributed by Take-Two Interactive. Announced in January 2014 and originally set to be ...more

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Homefront: The Revolution is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Homefront: The Revolution 2016 Homefront: The Revolution is a first-person shooter video game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is the ...more

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LawBreakers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
LawBreakers 2017 LawBreakers is a first-person shooter video game developed by Boss Key Productions and published by Nexon. It was released worldwide on August 8, 2017 for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. ...more

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Helldivers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Helldivers 2015 Helldivers is a top-down shooter game developed by Arrowhead Game Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game was released for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation ...more

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Alienation is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Alienation 2016 Alienation is a shooter and role-playing video game developed by Housemarque and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released in April 2016 for PlayStation 4. The game is an ...more

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Devil Daggers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Devil Daggers 2016 Devil Daggers is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by indie development team Sorath. Players are tasked with surviving for as long as possible against swarms of demonic ...more

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Nex Machina is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Nex Machina: Death Machine 2017 Nex Machina is a shoot 'em up video game developed and published by Housemarque. The game was released in June 2017 for the PlayStation 4 video game console and Windows-based personal computers. ...more

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Matterfall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Matterfall 2017 Matterfall is a side-scrolling shooter video game developed by Housemarque and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 in August 2017. Matterfall ...more

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Strafe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
STRAFE 2017 Strafe (stylized as STRAFE) is a first-person shooter video game developed by Pixel Titans and published by Devolver Digital. The game is an homage to 1990s first-person shooter video games, ...more