Total Nerd The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now  

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

Simulators, like The Sims 4, Farming SimulatorKerbal Space Program, and Cities: Skylines, keep getting new players, thanks to Twitch streamers and YouTube gaming channels. Including car simulators, flight simulations, dating sims, yandere games, or good online simulation games trending now, this list has it all.

Vote up the best simulation games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorites 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 Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
The Sims 4 2014 The Sims 4 is a 2014 life simulation video game developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts. The Sims 4 was originally announced on May 6, 2013, and was released in ...more

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X-Plane 11 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
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Garry's Mod is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Garry's Mod 2006 Garry's Mod (commonly abbreviated as GMod) is a sandbox physics game created by Garry Newman and developed by his company, Facepunch Studios. Garry's Mod was originally a mod for Valve ...more

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Microsoft Flight Simulator X is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
GraemePeterson added Microsoft Flight Simulator X 2006 Microsoft Flight Simulator X is a 2006 flight simulation computer game originally developed and published by Microsoft for Windows. It is the sequel to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 and the ...more

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P3D Prepar3d is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
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DCS World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
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Kerbal Space Program is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Kerbal Space Program 2011 Kerbal Space Program is a space flight simulation video game developed and published by Squad for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. In the game, players direct a ...more

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ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
ARMA 3 2012 ARMA 3 is an open-world military tactical shooter video game developed by Czech studio Bohemia Interactive for Microsoft Windows. It was released on September 12, 2013. ARMA 3's storyline takes ...more

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Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Cities: Skylines 2015 Cities: Skylines is a city-building game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is a single-player open-ended city-building simulation. Players engage in ...more

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Project CARS is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now

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Farming Simulator 17 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Farming Simulator 17 2016 Farming Simulator 17 is a farming simulation video game developed by Giants Software, which was released on October 25, 2016. The locations are based on American and European environments. ...more

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Flight Sim World is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Flight Sim World 2018 Flight Sim World is a flight simulator developed by Dovetail Games along with other third party developers, released for early access on the 18th May 2017. Players experience being a pilot with ...more

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Football Manager 2018 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Football Manager 2018 Football Manager 2018 is a 2017 football management simulation video game developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega which was released worldwide on 10 November 2017 for Microsoft ...more

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Prison Architect is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Prison Architect 2012 Prison Architect is a private prison construction and management simulation game by the British game developer Introversion Software. It was made available as a crowdfunded paid alpha pre-order ...more

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Euro Truck Simulator 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Euro Truck Simulator 2 2012 Euro Truck Simulator 2 is a vehicle simulation game developed and published by SCS Software for Microsoft Windows and Linux and was initially released as open development on October 19, 2012. ...more

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Everything is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Everything Everything is a simulation game developed by artist David OReilly. It was released for the PlayStation 4 on March 21, 2017, for Microsoft Windows and macOS on April 21, 2017, and for Linux on ...more

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Out of the Park Baseball is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Out Of The Park Baseball 2008 Out of the Park Baseball, abbreviated as OOTP, is a text-based baseball simulation for career, historical, and fictional play. OOTP was originally written in 1998, when lead developer Markus ...more

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RimWorld is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
RimWorld RimWorld is a top-down construction and management simulation computer game currently being developed by Ludeon Studios. It was initially released as alpha software for Microsoft Windows, macOS, ...more

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Silent Hunter III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Simulation Video Games Right Now
Silent Hunter 3 2005 Silent Hunter III is a submarine simulation developed by Ubisoft Romania and published by Ubisoft. It was released for the PC on March 15, 2005. Like Silent Hunter II, it places the player in ...more