The appeal of online games is global; whether you are in Australia or any other country, the most popular list of games doesn’t change that much.
It is easy to play games online, and you often get the chance to play for free or choose to enhance your games by spending money. From epic role-playing games like World of Warcraft to slots games online, there are certainly plenty of choices and here are the top 10 most popular online games for 2021.
Fortnite is a Battle Royale that has been in existence since 2017. It proved massively popular and developed a launch following really quickly. From young kids to adults, a player can play with their friends in a group of four or on their own.
It has four modes, Party Royale, Battle Royale, Save the World and Creative. The game is available across multi-platforms, including Xbox, Nintendo, windows, PlayStation, Android and iOS. At the last count, there were over 350 million players.
With over 600 million players, Minecraft is another multi-platform game that is perfect if you want to play with other people who use different consoles. You can play on PlayStation, Xbox One, iOS, Nintendo, Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Minecraft is a 3D sandbox game. It has no particular objective. People can basically build a world and do whatever they want.
You can either play third party perspective or first-person perspective, and it has five different game modes, which include Hardcore, Adventure, Survival, Creative, and Spectator.
Across the globe, online casino games are incredibly popular, but it is the slot games within those that really top the charts. Slot games are fun and generate quick real cash wins (and losses) and can be entertaining provided they are played responsibly.
Slot games are based on the old one-armed bandits that used to be found in land-based casinos; they are pure games of chance with no skill involved.
4. League of Legends
League of Legends is famous for many reasons, including the fact that it is multiplayer, and therefore lots of people can play at the same time.
It has been around for a long time now and is a role-playing game where two teams of five players go head-to-head to defend their side of the map. In order to thrive, players must collect experience points and also buy items that create more powerful players that are more likely to win.
5. World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft is another LARP game where players assume a virtual character of their choosing and explore a fantasy world going on quests and battling other characters. It is an incredibly popular game that was highlighted on the television show
The Big Bang Theory as being perhaps a little geeky. Still, the figures do not lie, and players all over the world really enjoy immersing themselves in this computer-generated world.
6. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)
With well over 1.07 billion players active on the game, it is by far and away the most popular game on the Internet. It consistently tops every chart, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is short and to PUBG.
The game has various different modes, including a battle Royale where players must fight to win the chicken dinner as well as being able to play in teams or one to one. However, it is most famous for the fact that the graphics are seriously top-notch, and it is incredibly realistic.
7. Apex Legends
Battle Royale type games are top-rated, and several are on the list of the most popular games in the world. Apex legends is another multi-platform game which means you can access it from PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo switch and windows.
The developers have suggested that they are going to bring it to mobile platforms, Android and iOS, by 2022 a. It is also a multiplayer game, and you don’t have to be using the same platform to play with your friends.
8. Call of Duty
Call of Duty is another long-standing shoot ’em up game that has been around for many different incarnations. You can play many other chapters, including Modern Warfare 2, Black Ops 4, Black Ops 2, Warzone, and WW2. It is considered one of the most well-designed shooting games around.
9. Final Fantasy XIV
Final Fantasy is now on the 14th chapter of the game, although the numbering convention has gone slightly awry as it was released after Chapter 11. This is a multiplayer role-playing game and is available on PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows as well as Xbox 360, Mac OS and Linux.
Over 100 million people play Hearthstone, and it is a card-based collection game that is also available cross-platform, including Xbox, PC, Android, Mac OS, iOS, and Microsoft Windows.