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Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular games in 2019. How popular will they be compared to upcoming 2019 video game releases? Featuring both classic games and new games, this list of the most played video games right now has first-person shooters, multiplayer battle royales, MOBAs, fighting games, RPGs, and collectible card video games. What are the top 10 video games today?

Online multiplayer shooters, like CS:GO, Fortnite, and PUBG, are currently dominating the gaming world, thanks to professional gamers, eSports tournaments, Twitch streamers, and YouTube gaming channels. Some games that have been released years ago are still popular today, like League of Legends, Minecraft, World of WarcraftDota 2, and Super Smash Bros. Melee. Other good games trending now include Overwatch, Rocket League, Super Mario Odyssey, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Others have spawned sequels that out play and out perform their original games.

Vote up the best games everyone should be playing right now, and feel free to add your favorite 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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1
35,043 23,872
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2009
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more
2
50,012 39,208
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular 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
3
28,137 29,935
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
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
4
20,624 22,748
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular 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
5
10,358 6,876
Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
Nick Scholl0 added 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 (stylized as Red Dead Redemption II) is a Western-themed action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is scheduled to be released for ...more
6
19,820 22,338
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular 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
7
17,625 22,529
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2009
League of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is a free-to-play game that is supported by ...more
8
14,983 16,440
Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2015
Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix. The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in July 2015, with ports for Xbox One, OS ...more
9
19,054 24,639
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular 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
10
4,720 2,202
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
cevtkd added 2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a fighting video game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd. and published by Nintendo. It is the fifth installment in the Super Smash Bros. series, ...more
11
12,009 15,302
Roblox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
JessicaPlayzGames 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
12
9,768 13,052
Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2017
Super Mario Odyssey is a 2017 3D platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. An installment in the Super Mario series, the story follows Mario and Cappy, a ...more
13
9,899 12,595
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular 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
14
7,599 5,420
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
haydenblyons 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
15
8,294 11,161
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a 2017 action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch and Wii U. A part of The Legend of Zelda series, the game ...more
16
4,838 2,816
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
DumbleDoreDaGrey added
Spider-Man is an action-adventure game based on the Marvel Comics superhero Spider-Man, developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4. It will be ...more
17
6,935 8,569
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2014
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is a fighting video game developed by Sora Ltd. and Bandai Namco Games and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U video game consoles. The 3DS version ...more
18
9,576 12,618
Call of Duty: WWII is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular 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
19
10,685 11,509
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
williamhester added 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is a 2012 first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It was released on November 13, 2012 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation ...more
20
6,039 7,882
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2011
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action ...more
21
5,751 8,855
Assassin's Creed Origins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
2017
Assassin's Creed Origins is a 2017 action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the tenth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series and the ...more
22
5,411 8,507
Star Wars Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular 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
23
6,991 10,074
Battlefield 1 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular 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
24
4,342 6,912
Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular 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
25
4,002 5,808
Splatoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular 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