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The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

Updated October 9, 2020 4.9k votes 1.4k voters 28.3k views46 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular sports games in 2020. Featuring basketball, soccer, football, and even MMA, this list of the most played sports games right now includes some of the best-selling games on Xbox One. What are the top 10 sports video games today?

Ever wondered what's the single most popular EA sports game right now? New sequels and long-running game franchises like NBA 2K and Madden NFL keep attracting new players, thanks to Twitch streamers and YouTube gaming channels. Other good sports games trending now include EA Sports UFC 4, FIFA 21, Rocket League (now that it's free to play), and MLB The Show 20.

Vote up the best sports games everyone should be playing right now. Games from all consoles (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) are welcome, including mobile and PC games. 

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  • 1
    NBA 2K20 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

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    Madden NFL 20 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformWii

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    FIFA 19 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

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    NBA 2K18 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4

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    Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, macOS, Linux

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    Wii Sports Resort is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformWii

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    MLB The Show 20 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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    MLB The Show 18 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformPlayStation 4

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    NHL 19 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    NHL 19

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    FIFA 20 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    FIFA 21 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    NHL 20 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    NHL 20

    2019

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Mario Tennis Aces is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformNintendo Switch

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    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    NBA 2K21 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One

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    PGA Tour 2K21 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformGoogle Stadia, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    WWE 2K Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

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  • 19
    AO Tennis 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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  • 20
    Mario & Sonic at the Olympic G is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    Platform Nintendo Switch, Arcade game, Android

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  • 21
    F1 2019 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now
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    5

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 22
    Madden NFL 21 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X

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  • 23
    Project CARS 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 24
    Football Manager 2020 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformAndroid, Google Stadia, iOS, macOS, Microsoft Windows

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  • 25
    EA Sports UFC 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Sports Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One

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