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The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

Updated October 8, 2020 1.5m votes 171.5k voters 1.9m views143 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular games in 2020. How popular will they be compared to anticipated 2020 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
    Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    76,361
    37,521

    Genres (Video game)Open world, Action game, Sandbox

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    Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    48,092
    47,342

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Racing video game

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  • 3
    Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    21,211
    16,801

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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  • 4
    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    12,363
    9,412

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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    Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    74,233
    71,456

    Genres (Video game)Survival, battle royale, sandbox

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  • 6
    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Fighting

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  • 7
    Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, battle royale

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  • 8
    Rocket League is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    25,337
    26,178

    Genres (Video game)Sports

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  • 9
    Call Of Duty: Black Ops II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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    Call Of Duty: Black Ops III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • 11
    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter, Tactical shooter

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  • 12
    Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    30,043
    33,655

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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    Call Of Duty: Black Ops is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • 14
    Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    6,297
    5,851

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, first-person shooter

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  • 15
    Counter-Strike: Global Offensi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, First-person Shooter

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    Roblox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    24,291
    27,773

    Roblox

    2014

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter, Massively multiplayer online game

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    Forza Horizon 4 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    4,090
    4,303

    Genres (Video game)racing

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  • 18
    Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    15,851
    20,120

    Genres (Video game)Platform, action-adventure

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  • 19
    The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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  • 20
    Super Smash Bros. For Wii U is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Fighting

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  • 21
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, stealth

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  • 22
    Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Tower defense, third-person shooter

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  • 23
    League Of Legends is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    25,654
    33,912

    Genres (Video game)Multiplayer online battle arena, Action role-playing game

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  • 24
    Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    2,956
    3,441

    Genres (Video game)Run and gun

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  • 25
    God Of War is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Video Games Right Now
    6,836
    8,507

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, hack and slash

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