Video games are awesome, and extremely popular among all age groups.
There’s everything from RPG’s to first-person shooters, multiplayer battle royales to fighting games,sport games and so much more,so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding one you like.
Here at Fynnest we’ve put together a list of the Top 10 most popular video games right now, so you can get in on the action!
Shortlist of the Top 10 Most Popular Video Games In 2020
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Seige
- Super Smash Bros: Ultimate
- Red Dead Redemption II
- Rocket League
- League Of Legends
Anyway, scroll through the list, pick your favourites and get playing as quick as you can,Enjoy!
In first place, taking the title of the most popular video game right now is Minecraft.
This sandbox video game was created by Markus Persson and released to the public in 2011 by Mojang.
In the game, you’re able to build things with a variety of 3D building blocks and explore, gather resources, and participate in combat.
Minecraft has sold over 176 million copies across multiple platforms.
It is the best selling and most popular video game of all time.
Released by Epic Games in 2017, Fortnite is an online shooter survival game.
It has three different modes that you can choose to play: Save the World, Battle Royale & Creative.
The first two game modes became the most popular choices for the majority of Fortnite players. Battle Royale draws in a whopping 125 million players in less than a year.
Fornite won the “Best Multiplayer/Competitive Game at the recent 2019 Webby Awards.
3.Grand Theft Auto V
In third place, we have Grand Theft Auto V – an action-adventure video game released in 2013 by Rockstar Games.
Any of the GTA games shouldn’t really need an introduction; as I’m almost certain most people know what it is by now.
But for those who don’t, GTA is an action-adventure video game that allows you to play as a criminal, committing heists and evading government and police officials.
Its played in either a first or third-person perspective and players have the freedom to get around on foot or vehicle of their choice.
Its spot among the top three most popular video games right now has a lot to do with the fact that it’s the fastest-selling entertainment product in history.
It earnt approximately $800 million in its first day and $1 billion within three days of going on sale.
If you start playing this one, you’re going to find it hard to stop! It’s super addictive.
4.Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Seige
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Seige is the fourth most popular video game right now.
There’s a good reason for that, as it’s one of those games that’s super difficult to put down and addictive as hell!
The online tactical shooter game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft.
Released in 2015; it’s available to play on Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4 & Xbox One.
As a player, you take control of either an attacker or a defender in different gameplay modes, like defusing a bomb or rescuing a hostage.
There are no real campaigns to work through, however, there are some short missions that you can play on your own.
In 2018, Rainbox Six Seige won the “Esports Title of the Year” at the Australian Games Awards.
5.Super Smash Bros:Ultimate
Next up, we have Super Smash Bros: Ultimate.
Just like number nineteen on our list, Super Smash Bros is a cross-over fighting game that features a number of different characters, stages, music and titles from different Nintendo games.
However, this 2018 version for Nintendo Switch is succeeding the 3DS and Wii U version by a long shot.
Nintendo made public that Super Smash Bros: Ultimate was the most preordered game for the Nintendo Switch and in the SSB series.
After only four months on the market, Ultimate had sold over 13.1 million copies worldwide and is now Nintendo’s fastest-selling game of all time!
6.Red Dead Redemption II
Red Dead Redemption II was developed and published by Rockstar Games and released in October 2018.
It’s a western-style action-adventure game that’s available to play on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
It’s the third game in the Red Dead series, following the success of Red Dead Redemption in 2010.
In the game, you play as Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang.
You’ll find yourself having to deal with the demise of the Wild West, whilst trying not to be killed by rival gang members and government officials.
It’s a pretty sick video game if you ask me, and it’s easy to see why it’s one of the most popular video games right now!
The seventh most popular game right now is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter – Overwatch.
Developed by one of the best video game developers and publishers ever: Blizzard Entertainment, Overwatch brought in over 40 million players within its first two years.
As a player, you get to choose from a roster of over 30 different characters and you’re split into teams of six.
In your team, you work together to defend different control points and move payload across the map in limited time.
Players can also receive and collect “Cosmic rewards”, which are things like character skins and victory poses.
Overwatch is available to play on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One and Playstation 4.
First released in 2015, Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix.
It was originally released on Microsoft Windows and Playstation 4, and shortly after, ports were released for Xbox One, macOS, Linux and Nintendo Switch.
The general premise of the game is pretty simple, use your rocket-powered car to hit the ball into your opponents net and score points for doing so.
Each team consists of 4 players and the video game can be played both on and offline.
Rocket League is the sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, which was released on the Playstation 3 in 2008.
In ninth position, we have something slightly different to all the previous types of games on the list.
Roblox is an online multiplayer game creation platform system, that allows users to create their own games and play games that other users have made.
Once you log in, you can see a whole host of user-generated games and virtual worlds, in a variety of different genres.
Whether you like racing games, RPG’s, simulations or obstacle course type games, Roblox will have your back.
10.League Of Legends
You might have heard people talking about “LOL” and thought to yourself, what on earth is that?!
Well, LOL stands for League of Legends, one of the most epic games on the planet.
LOL is a multiplayer online battle arena video game that was heavily inspired by World of Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne.
As a player, you’re a “summoner” who controls a “champion” that has individual abilities.
You then battle against other players or teams and try to destroy the opposing teams “Nexus” – a structure that lies within the opposition’s base.
If you’ve never played League of Legends or even heard of it, now’s the time to give it a try. I’ll guarantee you won’t stop playing it!
So the ball is in your court,pick out your favourite,download at will and play!