What are the best online multiplayer PC games?

Looking for new and exciting games to play with your friends online? Put your friendship to the test with these online team player games suggested by the community. You can also snag some new companions by playing these games.

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  1. 121

    #1Minecraft

    Minecraft

    Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang and Markus Persson. Released in 2009, this game became the best-selling computer game with over 29 million copies sold worldwide. Available on various platforms.

    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS, Nintendo 3DS , Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS Vita, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 4

    $26.95

    Ruth Nelson
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "While it's a lot of fun to build and see huge and amazing structures in the game, that lasting appeal that this game has is not with its gameplay but with it sense of community among its players and it is something that is still growing to this day."
  2. 113

    #2Grand Theft Auto V

    Grand Theft Auto V

    Grand Theft Auto V is an action-adventure video game for Windows computers, and for Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 4 video game consoles. It was developed by Rockstar North and released by Rockstar Games in 2013.

    Games

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

    $29.99

    Jerry Lucas
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "Rockstar games have continued to update this game with fixes and new content, making it still a relevant and great multiplayer game today."
  3. 110

    #3Overwatch

    Overwatch

    Overwatch is a multiplayer online game developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It is a 6v6 battle game with dozens of heroes to choose from, and it is readily available for Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $59.99

    Zeng He
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the most polished first-person shooting experience that you can have and one of the best online multiplayer games for PC right now. The gameplay mechanics are spot on, the art style is beautiful, and the characters are lovable."

DID YOU KNOW?

Today's online multiplayer PC gaming industry exists because of now-defunct companies? Companies like GameSpy, Mplayer, and Heat.net? Do they ring a bell? In the late 1990s, the Internet was accessible via by Dial-Up connections. Playing online multiplayer games could sometimes be frustrating. It was not until software companies GameSpy and Mplayer introduced a new service. A service that made it easier for players to connect with each other and in games. At the time, it was in the online mode of the famous first-person shooter game, Quake. SegaSoft released Heat.net and organized the HeatCIGL. They made online multiplayer computer games, and e-sports in general a thing. It involved colleges from all over and had a $5000 prize pool. In 1998, Sierra Internet Gaming System released World Opponent Network. It offered online multi-player services for games like Valve's Counter-Strike and Blizzard's StarCraft.

Playing online multiplayer games is much easier with the invention of Broadband connections. It also paved the way to the rise of easy-to-access digital distributors like Steam, GOG, and Origin. With those distributors, playing the best online games became easy. Top multiplayer games like DotA 2, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, and Fortnite became accessible. The last two, in particular, helped with the popularity of the battle royale genre. The rise of Steam and Origin led to the downfall of the pioneers of online multiplayer gaming though. Heat.net closed down in 2000 followed shortly by Mplayer in 2001. Game-reviewer website IGN bought GameSpy two years earlier in 2013.

  1. 108

    #4Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

    Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, also known as CS: GO, is a first-person shooter multiplayer video game for Windows and Mac computers. It was developed and published by Valve and was released on August 22, 2012.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $14.99

    Guo Hu
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "There is a reason why this game is still one of the best online multiplayer games with e-sports even after all these years. What it lacks in updated graphics and design, it makes up for having one of the most realistic gun mechanics in any first-person shooter."
  2. 107

    #5League of Legends

    League of Legends

    League of Legends is a real-time strategy multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game for Windows and Mac computers. It was developed by Riot Games and was first released on October 27, 2009.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Cheng Chang
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the pillars of the MOBA genre since the growth of its popularity some years ago. It's right up there with Dota 2 as some of the best games you can play online for this genre."
  3. 106

    #6Left 4 Dead 2

    Left 4 Dead 2

    Left 4 Dead 2 is the classic cooperative game in which four friends try to survive a zombie apocalypse. Developed by Valve, it has action and horror with a great proactive AI that changes and adapts according to the player's skills.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Xbox 360, Linux

    $9.99

    Alan Luo
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "While we all wait for its follow-up, Left 4 Dead 2 is still one of the best team-based multiplayer games that require a lot to teamwork and cooperation to come out on top."
  4. 105

    #7Terraria

    Terraria

    Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Xbox One, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire

    $9.99

    Roger King
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "I was searching for the best online multiplayer PC game, and one really stood out. I found a unique game named Terraria that allows you to customize weapon options, and it also brings some challenges in the form of final bosses."
  5. 105

    #8Rocket League

    Rocket League

    Rocket League, a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, is a multiplayer football game that involves cars. Released in 2015, the football racing game was developed and published by Psyonix, Inc.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Jack Schneider
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "Easy to learn but hard to master. it's the game's simplicity what makes it a lot of fun. This is one of those online multiplayer pc games that you can just pick up and play and have a fun time."
  6. 104

    #9Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter multiplayer game for Windows and Mac PCs. The Windows version was developed by Infinity Ward and was published by Activision. The Mac version was developed and published by Aspyr.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Patrick Vasquez
    Written on July 3, 2018
    "Oh man. I have been playing Call of Duty for practically my whole life! For me this is the benchmark of all other FP shooter games and no other game really compares to it! I can play this game for literally HOURS and never grow tired of it. Playing with other people online really makes it extra interesting!"
  7. 101

    #10Dota 2

    Dota 2

    Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer online strategic action battle arena game developed and published by Valve in 2013. It has a pool of more than a hundred heroes that all ten players of a match can pick for free.

    Games

    Web, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Liu Hou
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "It's hard to decide on which one is best between this or LoL. Both have their pros and cons. Whichever you end up playing, however, you're guaranteed to be playing some of the best online multiplayer pc games that the genre has to offer."
  8. 99

    #11Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a co-op first-person shooter action game developed by 2K Australia. Players dive into the Borderlands universe and guide characters as they shoot and loot their way to Pandora's moon.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android

    $39.99

    Daniel Banks
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "This was a fun game that brought a few new interesting things to the table but it is nowhere near a proper follow-up. Borderlands 3 is nearly upon us and I can't wait."
  9. 95

    #12Borderlands 2

    Borderlands 2

    Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooting game which was first released in 2012. It is the second game in the Borderlands game series. This four-player co-op game won the VGX Award for Character of the Year.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Android, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    $19.99

    Li Song
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "It had its quirks but this is one of the definitive games that helped establish and popularized the Looter Shooter genre that it is today."
  10. 94

    #13PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a competitive survival shooter game developed by Tencent International Limited. Players must fight to locate weapons and supplies in a massive 8x8 km island to be the lone survivor.

    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS

    Free

    Randy Pearson
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "Most would argue which is the best battle royale game right now. There's so many to choose from now than there was before. Personally, I find PubG's more mature take on the genre a better fit for my tastes."
  11. 94

    #14Dark Souls III

    Dark Souls III

    Dark Souls III is a dark action RPG video game which is the fourth installment in the Souls series developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. This game is the fastest selling game in Bandai Namco's history. 

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $59.99

    Maricela Cervantes
    Written on May 9, 2017
    "I have mixed feelings about this game. I don't really get into games that revolve around violence and weapons. I think it looks like a complex game and I would give it a try. I don't judge until I have actually tried it. It looks like it has a good interface and backstory to make a great RPG game for gamers. It is a good solution to the problem of online multiplayer PC games. It will add adventure back into gaming."
  12. 89

    #15Battlefield 1

    Battlefield 1
    Battlefield 1 is a multiplayer first-person shooter action game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is set during World War I where players experience the real art of warfare. 
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $39.99

    Harold McDonald
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the best online multiplayer war-themed shooters that you can play on PC or on other platforms. Experience the dark and gritty times of WWI in this entry from Battlefield."
  13. 87

    #16Mortal Kombat X

    Mortal Kombat X
    Mortal Kombat X is an arcade fighting game developed by NetherRealm Studios and High Voltage Software. It contains characters from the iconic series with an all-new gameplay style that allows players to have variations of each character.


    Games

    Amazon, Windows, PlayStation 4, Android, iOS

    Check price

    Mildred Curtis
    Written on October 5, 2017
    "I really like this game and have liked it since the 80/90's when I played in the arcade. I like that this is so allows you to play in different variations and that you can do multiplayer online which means you can play with your friends. Plus different languages, extra packages and more make this a real treat."
  14. 83

    #17Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 is a free-to-play first-person shooter cross-platform multiplayer game for Windows and Mac computers. It was released on October 10, 2007, and was published and developed by Valve.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Cheng Chang
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "Before there was Overwatch, there was Team Fortress, a quirky little team-based shooter featuring multiple classes and specialization and a whole lot of fun and chaos."
  15. 81

    #18Need for Speed: Most Wanted

    Need for Speed: Most Wanted
    Need for Speed: Most Wanted is an arcade racer game developed by Electronic Arts. It lets players drive a variety of different cars through different terrain as they try to outrun cops and rivals in a high-intensity environment.
    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation 3

    $6.22

    Rachel Murphy
    Written on July 3, 2018
    "Need for Speed is a racing game fanatic's dream, and I have been playing all of its releases religiously. I mean, once I heard that this game was out, I immediately bought it and I have loved playing it. My only critique is that it kinda got draggy and repetitive after a while, but the online mode made things more interesting. Overall a really good game still. "
  16. 78

    #19Counter-Strike

    Counter-Strike

    Counter-Strike is a first-person shooter action multiplayer video game for Windows and Mac computers. It was developed and published by Valve and was released on November 1, 2000. This can be played either online or offline.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $9.99

    Henry Gilbert
    Written on September 27, 2018
    "Counter-Strike is the very first PC game that i got addicted to. It is also the one which made me find online friends because of its online multiplayer option. ANd now those friends i found are my real life friends. I may no longer be playing this anymore but from time to time i try to get back on this"
  17. 75

    #20Garry's Mod

    Garry's Mod

    Garry's Mod is a cross-platform multiplayer sandbox video game for Windows and Mac computers. It was developed by Facepunch Studios and published by Valve. The game was released on November 29, 2006.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $9.99

    Jerry McDonald
    Written on September 30, 2017
    "I love the concept of this game, and agree it's one of the best online multiplayer PC games. It's a wide open environment, and from the massive "community" that's built up around it, many many other folks find it a blast and boom to engage their creativity as well. I'm in!"
  18. 71

    #21ARK: Survival Evolved

    ARK: Survival Evolved

    ARK: Survival Evolved is an open world action-adventure survival game set on an island full of dinosaurs and primitive creatures. You can create tribes with other players and even start faction wars. It was published by Studio Wildcard.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Android, iOS

    Free

    Carol Watson
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "The survival elements of this game are incredible and instinctual at the same time. What's not to love about an action-packed world full of dinosaurs? When you're not spending time trying not to get eaten you can create tribes with other players and even go to start wars with them all while hunting elusive sci-fi secrets giving you even more reason to keep playing. This is most definitely one of the best online multiplayer PC games and the new expansion is going to give the prehistoric world a more alien feel with new life forms, caves, and wing suits for traveling. "
  19. 69

    #22Don't Starve Together

    Don't Starve Together
    Don't Starve Together is a multiplayer game that was designed for various gaming console platforms. It features co-op mode wherein you can play with your friends in this world where you cannot go hungry.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux

    $14.99

    Stephen Gonzales
    Written on January 29, 2017
    "Don't Starve Together suffers from an issue with the fact the genre is so packed. I don't even know if I consider it an "online multiplayer game." When I think of those games I think of games like Overwatch, Team Fortress 2, that type of thing. Don't Starve Together will have some enjoyment for sure, but it gets pretty stale fast, and doesn't have a whole lot of replayability. If you're looking to kill a few hours it works, but truthfully, there are much better games to spend your money and time on."
  20. 68

    #23Star Wars Battlefront

    Star Wars Battlefront
    Stars Wars Battlefront is an action game developed by Electronic Arts where players can fully experience the Star Wars universe. Players can take part in exciting battles on iconic planets either as part of the Rebellion or the Galactic Empire.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $29.99

    Harry Lin
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "This sandbox Star Wars game was made for fans and despite a few hurdles, will be an enjoyable gameplay."
  21. 67

    #24Need for Speed

    Need for Speed

    Need for Speed is an online racing video game created by Electronic Arts and developed by Ghost Games. It was released in 2015 as a reboot of the first game of the series that was originally released in 1994.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows

    $19.99

    Richard Lucas
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "If like me you love car racing games then the NFS is your pole position choice. With 5 different game modes and infinite car mods the Deluxe Edition will keep you coming back to improve every aspect of your virtual driving. "
  22. 67

    #25Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous

    Elite Dangerous is a space simulation game developed by Frontier Developments and first released in 2015. It lets players explore an open-world cutthroat galaxy where players battle it out to freedom and glory.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $29.99

    Ken Wu
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "It's been a while since a good space sim has come out. This is a very ambitious game that did a lot of things right. Some slight repetition and lack of content was eventually addressed in future updates making it a much better game now."
  23. 65

    #26Fortnite

    Fortnite

    Fortnite is a free online action building game developed and published by Epic Games in 2017. It can be played on almost all known gaming platforms and has separate software packages with different game modes that share the same gameplay.

    Games

    Playstation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch

    Free

    Jeremy Bryant
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "What makes this game so addicting is that it's just a lot of fun to play with so much to do and see. It's also a balanced game with in-game purchases having no effect on gameplay and is purely cosmetic."
  24. 59

    #27Awesomenauts

    Awesomenauts
    Awesomenauts is a multiplayer online battle arena shrunk into the form of an accessible 3-on-3 action platformer game. Users can play this game together with their friends as an online party or in a local split screen.
    Games

    PlayStation 3, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Martha Gray
    Written on May 15, 2017
    "This game is fun. It is fun the first time you play it and it is fun the fiftieth time you play it. I like being able to play the 3v3 with my friends. If friends aren't available, then I know I can find someone else to play against. "
  25. 58

    #28Nidhogg

    Nidhogg
    Nidhogg is a local and online multiplayer swordplay and based on fencing game where the player must defeat their opponent, either AI or multiplayer through melee attacks with the goal being to make it to the opposite side of the stage.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4

    $9.99

    Marilyn Rice
    Written on March 15, 2017
    "This game was really fun for my friends and I. It worked well for all of us because it can be pretty much run by any computer whether its made for gaming or not!"
  26. 58

    #29Trackmania Turbo

    Trackmania Turbo

    Trackmania Turbo is a stunt-based racing game by Nadeo and Ubisoft. Players can explore 4 environments with varying gameplay. Access over 200 tracks by completing campaign mode or build new tracks via Trackbuilder mode. 

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

    $39.99

    Nicholas Curtis
    Written on June 2, 2017
    "Not really a multiplayer game. Two people can control the same car with two controllers, which seems like it would be really boring."
  27. 57

    #30Dying Light: The Following

    Dying Light: The Following

    Dying Light: The Following is an open world first-person action survival game developed by Techland. It's a game player must traverse a zombie-filled city, collecting supplies for crafting tons of weapons to slay the zombies.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac, Linux

    Check price

    Jerry Cole
    Written on April 15, 2017
    "I think this is a strange solution to the problem. While it leads to an online multiplayer game, the platform is not clear nor is it a given that Dying Light is what the user is looking for. With that said, 60% off the enhanced edition is nice."
  28. 54

    #31Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation

    Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation

    Ashes of the Singularity is a real-time strategy game that was developed and published by Stardock Entertainment and Oxide Games. It features a massive scale strategy game in a space-like environment fighting for the human race.

    Games

    Windows

    $39.99

    Jeffrey Gonzalez
    Written on February 3, 2017
    "Ashes of Singularity is a very fun game that allows for combat between individual units. It offers the chance to cooperate on attacks with other units. Plus it's real-time, enabling instant action."
  29. 53

    #32PlanetSide 2

    PlanetSide 2

    PlanetSide 2 is a free first-person shooting game developed by Daybreak Game. It is a massively-multiplayer online game playable on Windows and PlayStation4. It was first launched in 2012 and was awarded many times by GameSpy and IGN.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    Free

    Justin Hu
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the most punishingly difficult shooters that has ever come out in years. Most will be turned away by this steep difficulty but stick around and there is a lot that this game can offer."
  30. 49

    #33Starbound

    Starbound

    Starbound is a multiplayer sandbox action-adventure video game which is set in a two-dimensional universe. This features story-based missions, and players must explore to obtain new weapons and visit towns. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    $14.99

    Emily Gu
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "A great game for single and multi-players to explore an outer space adventure. The best part of this game is that you can create your own story to uncover galactic mysteries or colonize uncharted planets. It encourages your mind to come up with strategies to find your way through this outer space adventure. "
  31. 48

    #34Scrap Mechanic

    Scrap Mechanic
    Scrap Mechanic is a multiplayer sandbox game with imagination and ingenuity at its core. Create machines, transforming vehicles or sneaky traps. The possibilities are endless with the tools the game has.
    Games

    Windows

    $19.99

    Justin Johnson
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "A computer capable of processing the graphics is required, but that's just because the visuals are so amazing. There is a tremendous amount to explore and get absorbed in. The user has so many options, this game is really for the imaginative, for those who like to put in some of their own flair into a game. "
  32. 48

    #35Warhammer 40,000: Regicide

    Warhammer 40,000: Regicide
    Warhammer 40,000: Regicide is a turn-based strategy game developed by  Hammerfall Publishing, released on September 9, 2015. It has various gameplay modes to choose from namely: single player, multi-player, local multiplayer, and many more. 



    Games

    Windows

    $9.99

    Ishan Pillai
    Written on January 23, 2017
    "I love online multiplayer games, we all know that we can beat the computer. So when a game has online multiplayer it adds another dimension to the game. The Warhammer series has been one of my favorite game series. I always look forward to the additions to the series. Warhammer 40,000: Regicide is another great entry into the series. The online multiplayer really shines in this game and the other players you get to play with will have you second guessing you're moves. If you're looking for a turn based strategy game that has online multiplayer then this is the game for you."
  33. 43

    #36Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin

    Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin

    Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is an action and RPG games that brings obscurity & gripping gameplay to a new level. It was developed by FromSoftware, Inc and published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment and FromSoftware, Inc.

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One

    $39.99

    Christine Powell
    Written on January 23, 2017
    "I wanted a game to play with my friends and found this one. I am glad it uses the xbox controller, because I am use to gaming on a console more so than the pc. I love the graphics! The game control is spot-on. And I like the storyline. I have only played halfway through, but it has won me over big time!"
  34. 42

    #37Battlefield 4

    Battlefield 4

    Battlefield 4 is a first-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows computers, and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 gaming consoles. It was published by Electronic Arts and was initially released in 2013.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Elizabeth Delgado
    Written on January 23, 2017
    "Battlefield 4 is probably one of the best first person shooters there is. I've not played it, but I've watched it on Twitch.tv and it just looks amazing. I think you'll be happy with this game."
  35. 39

    #38Paladins

    Paladins
    Paladins is a team-based shooter MOBA with strategy elements and full character customization. Through a collectible card system, you can amplify and augment your character's core set of abilities to play exactly how you want to play.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

    Free

    Timothy Phillips
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "I've put in some grueling but enjoyable hours in this game, and I like it. It is more complex than most, and it takes some time to set up your character, so being a great battle strategist, like myself, is a definite advantage. This game has only been around for a year or so, so it is still developing, and being a part of that action turns my crank. Check it out, you might like it. "
  36. 38

    #39Pixel Worlds

    Pixel Worlds

    Pixel Worlds: MMO Sandbox is a massively multiplayer game where the players get to create worlds, mine resources and shape reality to their imagination's fancy! You can also trade your creations, blocks, and resources with other players.

    Games

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jeffrey Martin
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "Pixel Worlds is a sprawling collection of handcrafted sandbox worlds. You create an avatar before you're set loose to make your mark on the world, solo or with other friends you make along the way. However, in a world full of sandbox games trying to bank off of the ultra-successful Minecraft model, Pixel Worlds has to really bring something special to the table. Unfortunately it doesn’t really try anything new, and dis a lesser game for it"
  37. 38

    #40Dead by Daylight

    Dead by Daylight

    Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer survival horror game in which one player controls a deadly assassin as the other four players try to escape from him. This is developed by Behaviour Digital Inc. and was released in June 2016.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Teresa Williamson
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "I think this is an excellent solution to the topic. Dead by Daylight is fun, intense and really immerses the player in the game. I have a bunch of fun playing the killer in the game but working with friends to thwart the assassin is close to the same amount of fun. Not for the faint of heart for sure."
  38. 32

    #41Path of Exile

    Path of Exile

    Path of Exile is an action MMORPG game developed and released by Grinding Gear Games on October 23, 2013. This free-to-play online game offers singleplayer and multiplayer co-op gameplay modes and is available on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One

    Free

    Sean Ye
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the best free multiplayer games for PC right now. Its deep skill tree is enough to take you a while to fully grasp and understand. It is a rewarding experience for those willing to invest time in it. "
  39. 32

    #42BattleBlock Theater

    BattleBlock Theater

    BattleBlock Theater is a comedy co-op multiplayer video game developed and published by The Behemoth and was first released on April 3, 2013. Through this game, players will control a prisoner to play through games. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Xbox 360, Linux

    $14.99

    John Chen
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "I found the use of the theater concept to design the levels somewhat interesting. I'm not much of a fan of platform games, but my cousins really seem to love playing this with me. There's a single player mode, but I haven't found it to be as fun."
  40. 32

    #43Arma 3

    Arma 3

    Arma 3 is a military and strategy video game first released in 2013 developed by Bohemia Interactive. It offers singleplayer and multiplayer modes and is available on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

    Games

    Windows

    $39.99

    Henry Reynolds
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the best military simulators before that set the standard for the game that came after it. A must-try if you like realistic simulators of this type."
  41. 28

    #44Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade

    Warhammer 40,000: Freeblade

    Warhammer 40K: Freeblade is a free-to-play multiplayer action and adventure video game from Pixel Toys. It can be played on Microsoft Windows computers, and iOS and Android mobile devices.

    Games

    iOS, Android, Windows

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Vibhore Chauhan
    Written on April 3, 2017
    "Warhammer 40K: Freeblade is an awesome game that allows you to shoot quickly and strategize. You can play with friends, and you don't need to spend money to play. I spent about an hour on my phone it's so addicting!"
  42. 28

    #45Castle Crashers

    Castle Crashers
    Castle Crashers is a 2D side-scrolling co-op brawler video game developed by The Behemoth, which is set in a fictional medieval universe. There is a remastered version of the game for the Xbox One called Castle Crashers Remastered. 
    Games

    Windows, Mac, Xbox One, Xbox 360

    $14.99

    Doris Chapman
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "This is a nice little co-op game. It's available on PC and console. You can play with up to three other friends as you battle to rescue the princesses. I've played it with my friends for about ten hours. There were many laughs and a lot of fun to be had!"
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    #467 Days to Die

    7 Days to Die

    7 Days to Die is an open-world survival zombie horror first-person shooter video game developed and published by The Fun Pimps Entertainment LLC. This also features a cross-platform multiplayer game mode.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux, GameStop

    $24.99

    Joseph Pearson
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "Love this game. I play with multiple people online and we have a blast killing zombies and each other sometimes. There are so many ways and weapons to use in your killing sprees. Just make sure not to get bit."
  44. 20

    #47Pit People

    Pit People

    Pit People is a strategy action role-playing video game by indie game developer The Behemoth. It was released on March 2, 2018, and can be played on Microsoft Windows PCs and Xbox One video game consoles.

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Eric Munoz
    Written on May 8, 2017
    "Hoping to find a good online multiplayer PC game to play with my brother, I ended up trying out a game called "Pit People". This game, while fun, doesn't have what I was looking for. I do like the co-op aspect of the game, but it feels like there's not much too do. If they added more things to the game, I could see it being one of my favorites."
  45. 18

    #48Teeworlds

    Teeworlds
    Teeworlds is a free online multiplayer game where you fight against up to 16 players in a variety of game modes. You can design your own maps and even temporarily become a ninja to defeat your enemies.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Samuel Washington
    Written on October 6, 2017
    "Do you remember the good days of 2D scrollers like Mario? I sure do, and this game definitely brings that fun back to the table before pumping it full of multiplayer goodness. Teeworlds is a fun PC-centric game that combines the teamwork and camaraderie together with the nostalgic feeling of the good old days. This is a fun game to play and with how many people you can play with, the outcomes are endless. "
  46. 15

    #49World of Warcraft

    World of Warcraft
    World of Warcraft is an MMORPG released by Blizzard Entertainment on November 23, 2004. Choose your faction between the Alliance and the Horde, build up your chosen character class, and prepare to battle it out in the war-torn world of Azeroth.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Check price

    Liu Hou
    Written on April 8, 2019
    "One of the best online RPG to have come out ever and one that truly define the genre as a whole. Despite it's age, I would still recommend this anyone who is a fan of RPG."
  47. 13

    #50Rust

    Rust

    Rust is a survival game created by Facepunch Studios. Inspired by games like Minecraft, and other wilderness survival games. Rust aims to create a hostile environment in which emergent gameplay can flourish.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    $34.99

    Dreagle
    Written on November 1, 2018
    "Multiplayer, Fun, PvP"
  48. 12

    #51Far Cry 5

    Far Cry 5

    Far Cry 5 is an open-world first-person action shooter game developed by Ubisoft Montreal, Red Storm, Ubisoft Shanghai, and more. It was published by Ubisoft in 2018 for Windows PC and PlayStation 4.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $59.99

    Brittany Knight
    Written on September 27, 2018
    "Why is Far Cry 5 not even in the top 10 of this list? C'mon people! There are sorts of things to do, drive and fly as well as lots of vehicles and weapons to choose from. Just so you know i just finished this game and the ending was surprising. "
  49. 11

    #52The Jackbox Party Pack 3

    The Jackbox Party Pack 3

    The Jackbox Party Pack 3 is the third part of a party video games phenomenon developed by Jackbox Games. Play using phones, tablets and computers mini-games as "Quiplash", "Trivia Murder Party", "Guesspionage", "Tee K.O." and "Fakin' It".

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac

    $24.99

    Victoria Deng
    Written on March 7, 2018
    " The Jackbox Party Pack 3 is pretty fun if you're playing with a group friends, but gets stale rather quickly. It's definitely a collection of party games which might not suit everyone's "game taste". It's also not online, local multiplayer only, which stinks. "
  50. 8

    #53Squad

    Squad

    Squad is a first-person online shooter developed and published by Offworld Industries. This game was released on December 14, 2015. It offers a 50 vs 50 multiplayer match.

    Games

    Windows

    $39.99

    Eva He
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "Squad is a 50 vs 50 multiplayer first-person shooter that aims to capture combat realism through communication and teamplay. Major features include vehicle-based combined arms gameplay, large scale environments, base building, and integrated positional VoIP for proximity talking & radio."
  51. 8

    #54Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege
    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is a tactical first-player shooter multiplayer action video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It was released in 2015 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $39.99

    SingedPuma
    Written on January 9, 2019
    "Rainbow Six Seige requires strats, teamwork and skill I belive this is a good game for it's graphics and it's work to deliver amazing gameplay. This is one of the best games out there."
  52. 8

    #55Winning Putt: Golf Online

    Winning Putt: Golf Online
    Winning Putt is a free-to-play multiplayer golf game. You can face off against worldwide competition and win tournaments. Perfect your swing and get in a round of golf anywhere.
    Games

    Windows

    Free

    Betty Mason
    Written on March 13, 2017
    "I was taking care of my sisters kids and their dad had went golfing but told them that them that they couldn't go with him. So I found Winning Putt: Golf Online, a multiplyer golf game for the kids to play. It was perfect because they got to golf and they had fun!"
  53. 7

    #56VRChat

    VRChat

    VRChat is a free-to-play multiplayer online virtual reality video game designed and created by Graham Gaylor and Jesse Joudrey from VRChat Inc. where players can interact with others as 3D character models.

    Games

    Windows

    Free

    Joseph Barrett
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I have had a number of the cheap plastic USB fans, and figured this would just be a metal version of those. Nope. It is a much better quality fan and actually moves a lot more air! I figured what I was getting with the plastic fans was as much as you COULD get out of USB, but this fan does a LOT better."
  54. 2

    #57Roblox

    Roblox
    Roblox is a user-generated online gaming platform aimed specially for kids and teens. You can create adventures, play games, role play...
    Games

    Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, Xbox One

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ishan Kapoor
    Written on July 17, 2018
    "If you are a kid or even adult looking for a multiplayer PC game, Roblox has to be one of the more adaptable and entertaining games out there. This game has so many customization options that I think the majority of gamers would have fun playing it if they gave the platform a chance."
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    #58Conquerclub.com

    Conquerclub.com

    Conquer Club is website that features an online adaptation of the classic Risk board game. Conquer Club features different modes including single player, multiplayer, and online tournaments for gamers to enjoy.

    Websites

    Free

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  56. -2

    #59Dominating12.com

    Dominating12.com

    Dominating12 is website that features a Risk-like game that plays with the same mechanics. Attack, reinforce, fortify, and negotiate your way to world domination. The website has a nice interface and is well implemented with a clear, easy to use layout and design.

    Websites

    Free

    Taylor Mitchell
    Written on March 2, 2019
    "I found the site to be the same as it was when this user below gave his(or her..not) input on how the Risk of D12 community is hoodwinked by elysium5 (and his dozen of other names he uses)to gain monetarily as well as egotistically. What a shame on them. The below story is still the talk because of how they try to cover up their scam and the unearthing of it. SleuthAwathar November 29, 2015, 1:13 pm Piggybacking off of Hoodlum’s reply: I’m a dinosaur with Risk as well. In fact, I feel as if I helped carve Risk pieces out of wood from the original board games back in 1865. The relationship Hoodlum has with “Dominating 12” I must say is similar to the one I have/had. But add 2 years, a few perks and some very valuable insight. Insights I won’t reveal because it will jeopardize my relationships, thus unearthing the roots that feed me information that has propelled me to voice the chilling dishonesty and crookedness that is embedded in 3 of the top 5 “owners/programmers/admin”. My name in itself will show ANY D12 admin/attendant/volunteer/cartographer but ESPECIALLY PROGRAMMERS AND OWNER(S) that I know D12 intensely personal. More probable, in the top 5 of anyone, including owner(s). Excluding the original owner, ‘God rest his D12 soul.’ (hint #2) Hoodlum is a kind person with good intentions. PT by trade, much like one of my trades is IT. His vault to the inner circle of D12 (voted on by 5 of the admins at that time, one of which may or may not have been mine) was propelled by the players that he brought over from the defunct site that he came from. His defending the D12 site comes as no surprise. His innocence of the D12 inner fabric helps D12’s ‘top 5 brass’, minus 2 (hint #3, specifically for the top 3). Not to labor any longer, the bottom line is simply that: 1- a programmer(s) enjoyed the challenge (of his trade), 2- in action, in real time (results) with a captive audience, 3- and REACTION (by the players) to his/her embedding specific DL/LD (die log) action to (specific) games. Saved emails, and a few ‘taped’ conversations via voice would have the jury out of deliberation in minutes. The sources that LPRO refers seems to be spot on. Hoodlum also brings to point the charge of monitoring private messages between players. Not only is it true, but its also how we based the expulsion or banning of select players from the site. Yes, yours truly was part of the monitoring process. Unbeknownst to me, however, it was used mostly to protect the programmer(s) from any serious threat that would uncover their illicit actions regarding dice logarithm. Hood is correct. There is monitoring for clean language, clean play and proper alliances within the game community set of D12. However, behind those properly placed security guards lies a very dark secret, held only by a few. It’s unfortunate that a simple online game is the playground of a (few) mislead IT apprentice. Just be careful. Especially if you choose to give any pertinent information to this particular gamesite."
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    #60Wargear.net

    Wargear.net

    WarGear is a website that allows users to play strategy-based board games against other players online. It's for free and can be easily accessible to connect with other players.

    Websites

    Free

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  58. -4

    #61Pogo.com

    Pogo.com

    Pogo is a website for online games, which features Risk Online, a game based on Hasbro's board game, is a game where players use tactics, strategies, and diplomacy in a turn-based setting on a quest for world domination.

    Websites

    Free

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  59. -4

    #62LandGrab

    LandGrab

    Land Grab is a website to play another browser-based strategy game that shares many similarities to Risk without any association whatsoever. Players can participate in up to four games at once as they battle for ultimate world domination.

    Websites

    Free

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  60. -57

    #63Humble Bundle

    Humble Bundle
    Humble Bundle is a digital store for PC video games. Its main scheme is to sell video games digitally, with a portion of the profit going to the game developers and another portion donated to charities.
    Websites

    Free

    Amanda Davis
    Written on October 4, 2018
    "It's not that it's a bad store but I want to warn that the webshop has problems with its mail server and when I was first unable to purchase games because I had a outlook or Hotmail email address. also it is very difficult to unsubscribe or unsuscribing doesen't work but I'm sure I did it as I should and this is the second time I pay a bundle I don't want."

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