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The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

Updated October 31, 2019 246 votes 41 voters 1.1k views21 items

For those who enjoy the challenge of combat, but prefer not to put themselves in mortal danger, we're ranking the most popular war games right now in 2019. These current war games are ranked by your votes, so don't be shy about expressing your opinion about each game by voting it up or down. What are your favorite war games?

War games are never left out of development for long seeing as it's one of the best video game genres in history. Classics like Call of Duty have gotten upgrades and updates with newer entries like Call of Duty: WWII, which takes the fight back to the time of the world's greatest generation. If you're more interested in a modern conflict... or one that takes place in the future, consider playing Fallout 76. This new entry for the franchise follows the same format as the previous games but adds the twist of multiplayer gameplay on a massive scale.

Vote up the best war games everyone should be playing in 2019, and be sure to check back for updates as new war titles are released.

  • 1
    Civilization VI is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperFiraxis Games

    Genres (Video game)Turn-based strategy, 4X

    Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a turn-based strategy 4X video game developed by Firaxis Games,... more on Wikipedia
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    Call of Duty: WWII is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperSledgehammer Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Call of Duty: WWII is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games... more on Wikipedia
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    For Honor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    For Honor is a 2017 hack and slash fighting game developed and published by Ubisoft. The game... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Battlefield 1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperEA DICE

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Battlefield 1 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by... more on Wikipedia
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    Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperEA DICE

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

    Battlefield V is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Fallout 76 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
    Fallout 76 is an online multiplayer action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    War Thunder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
    War Thunder is a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Insurgency: Sandstorm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
    Insurgency: Sandstorm is a multiplayer tactical first-person shooter video game developed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    World of Tanks

    2010

    DeveloperWargaming Minsk

    Genres (Video game)Vehicular combat, massively multiplayer online

    World of Tanks is a massively multiplayer online game developed by Belarusian-Cypriot company... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Company Of Heroes 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    Company Of Heroes 2

    2014
    Company of Heroes 2 is a real-time strategy video game developed by Relic Entertainment and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    ArmA III is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    ARMA 3 is an open-world, realism-based, military tactical shooter video game developed and... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperUbisoft Paris

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands is a tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Paris... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Total War: Warhammer II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
    Total War: Warhammer II is a turn-based strategy and real-time tactics video game developed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Sniper Elite 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, stealth

    Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Counter-Strike: Global Offensi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperValve Corporation, Hidden Path Entertainment

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

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an online tactical first-person shooter developed by Valve... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Phantom Doctrine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    Phantom Doctrine

  • 17
    Battle Chasers: Nightwar is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperAirship Syndicate

    Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a turn-based RPG developed by Airship Syndicate and published by... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    This War Of Mine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    Genres (Video game)Survival horror

    This War of Mine is a war survival video game developed and published by the Polish game... more on Wikipedia
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    Middle-earth: Shadow of War is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now

    DeveloperMonolith Productions

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, hack and slash

    Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an action role-playing video game developed by Monolith... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Wargroove is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    Wargroove

    2019
  • 21
    Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular War Video Games Right Now
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    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Fallout 4 is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and... more on Wikipedia
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