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The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

Updated October 16, 2020 5.4k votes 654 voters 10.9k views40 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular action games in 2020. From over-the-top explosions to unbelievable acts of violence and gunplay, these games are sure to get your adrenaline going. These popular action games are ranked by your votes, so don't be shy about voicing your opinion. What do you think are the top 10 best action games right now?

If you prefer a good story and a stellar atmosphere when it comes to action games, then it's worth checking out God of War, the latest game in the ongoing series that shows how beautiful destruction can be. Even some older games are still popular thanks to DLCs, like Destiny 2 and Far Cry 5. Linear games like Devil May Cry 5 and open-world titles like Red Dead Redemption 2 are still some of the best-selling games right now.

Vote up all the most popular action games that everyone should be playing right now. Games from every major console are featured, including both PC and mobile games.

 

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    Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Stadia

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    Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360

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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    Spider-Man

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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    Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    PlatformWindows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    127

    PlatformPC, Playstation 4, Xbox One

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    God of War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    102

    PlatformPlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita

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    Shadow of the Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, macOS Linux, Google Stadia

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    Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    94

    Resident Evil 2

    2019

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Assassin's Creed Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

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

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    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    2017

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia

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    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Hitman 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    111

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Battlefield V is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    117

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    Devil May Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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    Metro Exodus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
    63
    83

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

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    Marvel's Avengers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformGoogle Stadia, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

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    Death Stranding is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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    Kingdom Hearts III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now
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    2

    Kingdom Hearts III

    2019

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Ghost of Tsushima is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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    The Legend of Zelda: Link's Aw is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Action Games Out Now

    PlatformNintendo Switch

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