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. 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
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege 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) 2 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Overwatch 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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Fortnite: Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Fortnite: Battle Royale 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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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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 1 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Battlefield 1 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: WWII is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Call Of Duty: WWII 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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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 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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Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 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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Titanfall 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Titanfall 2 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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Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Far Cry 5 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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Halo 5: Guardians is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Halo 5: Guardians 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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Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Destiny 2 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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Wolfenstein II: The New Coloss... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 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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The Division is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Tom Clancy's The Division 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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Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Splatoon 2 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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Gears of War 4 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Gears Of War 4 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) 18 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Star Wars Battlefront II 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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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare 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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Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Splatoon 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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Prey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Prey 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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Killing Floor 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Sniper Elite 4 is listed (or ranked) 23 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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LawBreakers is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Verdun is listed (or ranked) 25 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) 26 on the list The Most Popular Shooter Video Games Right Now
Evolve 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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Nex Machina is listed (or ranked) 27 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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Alienation is listed (or ranked) 28 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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Strafe is listed (or ranked) 29 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

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Helldivers is listed (or ranked) 30 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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Devil Daggers is listed (or ranked) 31 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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Homefront: The Revolution is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Matterfall is listed (or ranked) 33 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